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OPERA BROADCASTS

A YouTube Opera Gem

Juan Diego Florez Ciao, Opera Mavens. Here is a real find on YouTube. William Tell is a terrific 2015 production from the Rossini Opera Festival of Pesaro, Italy. Stars Nicola Alaimo, Juan Diego Florez, and Marina Rebeka. Has English subtitles and spectacular image....

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Opera Potpourri

Dominic Argento Ciao, Opera Maven. Lots of opera news at the moment: RIP Dominic Argento, dead at 91. Composer of numerous operas including Postcard from Morocco. Andre Previn RIP Andre Previn, winner of 4 Oscars, dead at 89....

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Broadcasts – March 2019

Pretty Yende as Marie and Javier Camarena as Tonio in La Fille du Régiment. Photo: Marty Sohl / Met Opera. Ciao, Opera Mavens! Here are your broadcast opera-tunities for this month: THE METROPOLITAN OPERA: LIVE IN...

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Broadcasts – February 2019

Isabel Leonard in the title role of Nico Muhly's Marnie. Photo: Ken Howard / Met Opera. Ciao, Opera Mavens! Here are your February broadcast opera-tunities: PBS – GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE METhttp://www.kqed.org/tv/programs/index.jsp?pgmid=15125Marnie (Muhly) -...

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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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