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OPERA BROADCASTS

Broadcasts – January 2019

Sonya Yoncheva and Stuart Skelton (Adler 1997) in Otello. Photo: Ken Howard / Met Opera. Ciao and Happy New Year, Opera Mavens! We have a ton of broadcast opera-tunities to help you start off 2019: THE METROPOLITAN OPERA ON...

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Broadcasts – December 2018

Ciao, Opera Mavens and Happy Holidays! Here are your December broadcast opera-tunities:   THE METROPOLITAN OPERA ON KDFC https://www.kdfc.com/2018/11/met-opera/ Mefistofele (Boito) - With Christian Van Horn as the diabolical title character, Michael Fabiano as...

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Broadcasts – November 2018

Ciao, Opera Mavens! Here are your broadcast opera-tunities for November: SF OPERA RADIO BROADCASTS https://sfopera.com/discover-opera/tv-and-radio-broadcasts/ Dream of the Red Chamber (Sheng) - This operatic adaptation of one of China’s greatest classical novels...

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Broadcasts – October 2018

Ciao, Opera Mavens! Here are your broadcast opera-tunities for October: THE METROPOLITAN OPERA: LIVE IN HD https://www.fathomevents.com/series/the-met-live-in-hd Aida (Verdi) - Anna Netrebko sings her first Met Aida with Anita Rachvelishvili as Amneris in Sonja...

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Sept : Heavy Duty Month for Streams + News

Ciao, Opera Mavens. Sad news again. Famed stage director Tito Capobianco died at age 87. He directed nine operasi at the SF Opera 1962-1972. Tito Capobianco, Longtime Director Of The Pittsburgh Opera, Has Died At 87 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Eight streams to choose...

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(R)evolution of Steve Jobs and Other Opera News

Ciao, Opera Mavens. First, some sad news. Soprano Inge Borkh died last week at age 97. She sang eight roles at the SF Opera 1953-1956. She was particularly known for Salome and Electra. Live from Indiana University: The recent sensation at the Santa Fe Opera was The...

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Broadcasts – September 2018

Ciao, Opera Mavens! Here are your broadcast opera-tunities for September: THE OPERA HOUR ON KDFC https://www.kdfc.com/2018/05/the-opera-hour/ This month, Bill and Matthew preview SF Opera's fall season highlighting operas and singers coming to town including new...

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Broadcasts – August 2018

Ciao, Opera Mavens! Here are your August broadcast opera-tunities: PBS – GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE MET http://www.kqed.org/tv/programs/index.jsp?pgmid=15125 Cavalleria Rusticana (Mascagni) / Pagliacci (Leoncavallo) – Sir David McVicar's moodily atmospheric production...

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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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