The seventh season of STAATSOPER.TV’s free live streams begins Sunday, December 2 with Otello from the Bayerische Staatsoper featuring Jonas Kaufmann, Anja Harteros and Gerald Finley in a new production by Amélie Niermeyer. The conductor is Kirill Petrenko. The complete series of webcasts is detailed after the jump.

Giuseppe Verdi
Sun, 2 December 2018, 7 pm (CET)
Conductor: Kirill Petrenko
Production: Amélie Niermeyer
With Jonas Kaufmann (Otello), Anja Harteros (Desdemona), Gerald Finley (Iago)

24 hours video on demand
The performance will be available as VOD from 3 December, 12 pm (noon) to 4 December, 11.59 am.

Bedrich Smetana
The bartered bride
Sun, 6 January 2019, 6 pm (CET)
Conductor: Tomás Hanus
Production: David Bösch
With Pavol Breslik (Hans), Günther Groissböck (Kezal)

Ernst Krenek
Karl V.
Sat, 23 February 2019, 7 pm (CET)
Conductor: Erik Nielsen
Production: Carlus Padrissa – La Fura dels Baus
With Bo Skovhus (Karl V), Anne Schwanewilms (Isabella), Wolfgang Ablinger-Sperrhacke (Franz I.)

Giacomo Puccini
La fanciulla del West
Sat, 30 March 2019, 7 pm (CET)
Conductor: James Gaffigan
Production: Andreas Dresen
With Anja Kampe (Minnie), Brandon Jovanovich (Dick), John Lundgren (Jack)

George Balanchine
Thu, 11 April 2019, 7.30 pm (CEST)
Music: Gabriel Fauré, Igor Strawinsky, Peter I. Tschaikowsky
Soloists and ensemble of the Bayerisches Staatsballett

24 hours video on demand
This performance will be available as VOD from 12 April, 12 pm (noon) to 13 April, 11.59 am.

Christoph Willibald Gluck
Sat, 1 June 2019, 7 pm (CEST)
Conductor: Antonello Manacorda
Production: Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui
With Dorothea Röschmann (Alceste), Charles Castronovo (Admète), Michael Nagy (Le Grand-Prêtre d’Apollon / Hercule)

Richard Strauss
Sat, 6 July 2019, 8 pm (CEST) – Opera for all
Conductor: Kirill Petrenko
Production: Krzysztof Warlikowski
With Marlis Petersen (Salome), Wolfgang Koch (Jochanaan), Wolfgang Ablinger-Sperrhacke (Herodes), Michaela Schuster (Herodias)

24 hours video on demand
The performance will be available as VOD from 7 July, 12 pm (noon) to 8 July, 11.59 am.