Parterre fave Stefan Herheim returns to Dutch National Opera to direct Pikovaya dama, in which the director attempts to reflect on the composer’s life, notably his hidden love for men. The streaming video begins at 1:00 PM today.
La Cieca is sure she is unanimous in stating that this afternoon’s online opera broadcasts offer something for everyone in the parterre continuum: Nabucco, Peter Grimes, Lear, Alcina, Werther, Roméo et Juliette and, of course, Das Liebesverbot.
The celebration of 50 years of the Mostly Mozart Festival at Lincoln Center includes “The Illuminated Heart,” a theatrical fantasy of Mozart operas and ensembles featuring Christine Goerke, Ana María Martínez, Matthew Polenzani and Peter Mattei; plus staged concerts of Così fan tutte and Idomeneo. Tickets and more information are at MostlyMozart.org. Read more »
“King of the High D’s” Javier Camarena headlines an HD video performance of I puritani this afternoon live from the Compañia Nacional de Ópera in Mexico.
An early bird special chat: the premiere of Die Meistersinger from the Bayerische Staatsoper, featuring DJ Jummy Jonas.
Welcome, cher public, to the real-time chat for this evening’s Met broadcast of Otello, starting at 7:30 PM.
La Cieca (not pictured) welcomes you, cher public, to the real-time chat for this afternoon’s Met broadcast (and HD!) of Elektra, starting at 12:55 PM.
Welcome, cher public, to the real-time chat for tonight’s Met broadcast of La boheme, starting at 7:25 PM.
Welcome, cher public, to the real-time chat (pictured) for this afternoon’s Met broadcast of Otello, starting at 1:00 PM.
Welcome, cher public, to the real-time chat (pictured) for this evening’s Met broadcast of Die Entführung aus dem Serail, starting at 7:25 PM.