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Two Opera-Newsworthy Items

Ciao, Opera Mavens. First, famed Spanish conductor Jesús López Cobos died this past week. He conducted five times at the SF Opera starting in the 1972-73 season. His last appearance was conducting Cenerentola in 2014. He was 78.     Next, the Vienna Staatsoper...

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Broadcasts – March 2018

Ciao, Opera Mavens! Here are your broadcast opera-tunities for this month: SAN FRANCISCO OPERA RADIO BROADCASTS http://sfopera.com/Watch-Listen/Radio-Broadcasts.aspx Tosca (Puccini) – Fall 2014 performance with Lianna Haroutounian in her SFO debut as Floria...

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Streams from American Opera Companies

Ciao, Opera Mavens. Right now, Wolf Trap Opera in Virginia is offering a Rossini rarity and Indiana University Jacobs School of Music is presenting a very fine Ariadne. Both have English subtitles. The Touchstone (La Pietra del paragone) from Wolf Trap’s 2017 season...

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Three Recent Streams to Check Out

Ciao, Opera Mavens. Here are three fascinating productions recently streamed from Europe. The first, Rossini’s Le Comte Ory, is a delighttful, funny romp from Paris’s Opera Comique. The second, Puccini’s La Boheme, strangely, takes place on a space ship. It will not...

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Broadcasts – February 2018

Ciao, Opera Mavens! Here are your broadcast opera-tunities for this month: THE METROPOLITAN OPERA ON KDFC https://www.kdfc.com/2017/11/met-opera/ Il Trovatore (Verdi) - Jennifer Rowley stars as the noble heroine Leonora, with Yonghoon Lee as the troubadour who loves...

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Broadcasts – January 2018

Ciao and Happy New Year, Opera Mavens! Here are your broadcast opera-tunities for January: THE SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY ON KDFC https://www.kdfc.com/2016/08/san-francisco-symphony-broadcast/ A New Year's Celebration - Archive broadcast from 2013 featuring mezzo-soprano...

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Enjoy Vienna’s Ariadne

Ciao, Opera Mavens. Strongly recommend streaming today’s Ariadne auf Naxos from Vienna. It should be up for another day or two. Erin Morley is one of the best Zerbinettas I’ve ever seen....

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Broadcasts – December 2017

Ciao, Opera Mavens and Happy Holidays! Here are your broadcast opera-tunities for this month: PBS – GREAT PERFORMANCES http://www.kqed.org/tv/programs/index.jsp?pgmid=67 Pavarotti: A Voice for the Ages – This program celebrates the 50th anniversary since the famous...

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