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OPERA BROADCASTS

Exciting Lucia Streamed from Madrid

Ciao, Opera Mavens. The applause for the sextet lasted so long they sang it a second time. Today’s Lucia di Lammermoor from Madrid starred Lisette Oropesa and Xavier Camerena, both in absolutely top form. It’s all available to stream, with English subtitles, on Opera...

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A Gounod Rarity and Kaufmann Parsifal

Ciao Opera Mavens. The 1854 Gounod opera La Nonne Sanglante (The Bloody Nun), June 2018, is available on YouTube. I originally decided to only “sample” this Paris Opera Comique rarity, but could not give it up because of the music. The production is good but very,...

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Check Out These Exciting New Streams

Ciao, Opera Mavens. Summer is bringing a lot of good streams. Check out: For fans of early Verdi: From Wallonie (Liege, Belgium) Macbeth, with Leo Nucci, June 14, 2018. For fans of Berlioz: Also from Wallonie La Damnation de Faust with Paul Groves, Ildebrando...

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Broadcasts – July 2018

Ciao, Opera Mavens! Here are your broadcast opera-tunities for July: PBS – GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE MET http://www.kqed.org/tv/programs/index.jsp?pgmid=15125 La Boheme (Puccini) – Vittorio Grigolo as the poor poet Rodolfo who falls in love with the seamstress Mimi,...

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Broadcasts – June 2018

Ciao, Opera Mavens! Here are your broadcast opera-tunities for June: THE SAN FRANCISCO OPERA ON KDFC https://www.kdfc.com/2018/05/the-opera-hour/ The Opera Hour - This week, Matthew and Bill get you primed for SF Opera’s Ring. Matthew takes you backstage to meet horn...

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Broadcasts – May 2018

Ciao, Opera Mavens! Here are your May broadcast opera-tunities: THE METROPOLITAN OPERA: LIVE IN HD https://www.fathomevents.com/series/the-met-live-in-hd Cendrillon (Massenet) – Laurent Pelly‘s imaginative storybook production of this Cinderella story is the first in...

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Some Marvelous Stream Operatunities

Ciao, Opera Mavens. Here are some real blue-ribbon streams from Europe plus one US premiere in San Jose. From Wallonie, Liege, Belgium. La Nozze di Figaro, an excellent, well-sung, traditional production. Recommended! From the Vienna Staatsoper (subtitles available on...

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Broadcasts – April 2018

Ciao Opera Mavens! Here are your broadcast opera-tunities for the month: SAN FRANCISCO OPERA RADIO BROADCASTS http://www.kdfc.com/pages/15764296.php Jenůfa (Janáček) - With Malin Byström in the title role, Karita Mattila as Kostelnička, William Burden (Merola 1991) as...

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