Ciao,  Opera Maven. Tomorrow morning, Aug 10, starting at 10:30 you can see Verdi’s Simon Boccanegra live from Vienna. Stars Dimitri Hvorostovsky, Ferrucio Furlanetto, Francesco Meli, and Barbara Frittoli.

There’s More:

Gounod’s Faust from the Salzburg Festival is coming up for streaming on Aug 23 at 10am. Stars Piotyr Beczala and Ildar Abdrazakov.

An OperaBobb Sidebar:IMG_20160806_185857325_HDR (2)

Saw Rossini’s Comte Ory in Seattle last Friday. Really good show. Before the performance, in the lobby, a 4-piece jazz band called The Bad Habits played while dressed in nun’s garb.IMG_20160806_185925491_HDR (1)