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Start the revolution with me

The Bayerische Staatsoper just announced, in addition to their usual bounty of webcasts, two special presentations: a repeat of Semiramide and a live telecast of Andrea Chenier. Read more »

Webcast: Semiramide

Watch and discuss, cher public, as the Bayerische Staatsoper streams a new production of Rossini’s Semiramide boasting a starry cast including Joyce DiDonato, Alex Esposito, Daniela Barcellona and Lawrence Brownlee. Semiramide,  which begins at 11:00 AM ET, is directed by David Alden and the conductor is Michele Mariotti.

Der Sommer schauert still seinem Ende entgegen

damrauThe first “La Casa della Cieca” chat of the 2016-2017 season features Diana Damrau as the featured soloist in an Academy Concert from the Bayerisches Staatsoper, conducted by Kirill Petrenko. The livestream begins at 2:00 PM here in New York. The complete program, plus chat details, after the jump.  Read more »

Chat: Les Indes galantes

The cher public are invited to enjoy this afternoon’s live webcast of Les Indes galantes from the Bayerische Staatsoper.

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Oil, be seeing you

>Today at noon from the Bayerische Staatsoper, a live telecast of the premiere of Halévy’s La Juive.

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Cross purposes

“Has anyone ever seen a truly great production of this opera?”

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Touched by an angel

La Cieca reminds the cher public (pictured) that The Fiery Angel, webcast live from Munich, begins shortly.

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Nunsense

A Court of Appeals in Paris has ordered BelAir Classiques to remove from its catalog a video recording of Dialogues des carmélites as staged by Dmitri Tcherniakov for the Bayerische Staatsoper.

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