Ciao, Opera Mavens. Mark your calendar for two FREE Jonas Kaufmann performances from the Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich:

Jonas Kaufmann

Il Trovatore (Verdi) production of Jul 5, 2013. VOD available now through Mar 28.

Die Tote Stadt (Korngold) scheduled live for Jul 19 at 11:30am PT followed by VOD available Jul 22 and 23.

An Operabobb sidebar: This current VOD of the 2013 Munich performance is the most beautifully sung Trovatore I have ever experienced. (FYI, I’ve seen 24 Trovatore’s starting in Cincinnati in 1951