Opera

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World Opera Day: Tous à l’Opéra!

Tous à l’Opéra! The French event will fortunately take place this season 2020. On Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 October 2020, the French opera houses open their doors to all Opera goers and curious. The event especially important this year is part of the World Opera Day. The wonderful mezzo Karine Deshayes is the godmother […]

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Opera Royal of Versailles : 19-20 season partly saved and postponed

All is not lost in Versailles ! Even if some brilliant performances have been canceled, the end of the 2019-2020 season is partly saved. Some recitals are postponed such as Jakub Józef Orlinski’s (scheduled on April 20, 2020 and postponed to December 14, 2020), Cecilia Bartoli’s (from March 30, 2020 to October 10, 2020) or […]

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The Monte-Carlo Opera offers its prestigious productions each week online

Madness in Quarantine! The Monte-Carlo Opera offers each week to watch or re-watch one of its prestigious productions. This week, Act III of Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor directed by Jean Louis Grinda starring Olga Peretyatko, can be discovered as an example of what could happen if we are locked up way too long! Photo : […]

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New streaming productions on the Metropolitan Opera website

Sixth week of Opera streams. The Metropolitan Opera offers to watch exciting productions on this new week of confinement like R. Strauss’s Elektra directed by Esa-Pekka Salonen and starring Nina Stemme or Offenbach’s Les Contes d’Hoffmann starring Joseph Calleja and Anna Netrebko, Verdi’s La Traviata starring Natalie Dessay and the late Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Puccini’s Tosca […]

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Opera Free Streaming invited at the New National Theater in Tokyo

News from Japan … Also forced to cancel its performances (until May 10, 2020), the New National Theater in Tokyo joins the list of Operas that broadcast their productions online. On their website, opera fans can appreciate Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte and then Puccini’s Turandot and Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin.   Program : 10 April, 15:00 – […]

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Otello with Jonas Kaufmann in London: sold out!

Sold out! all tickets to attend Verdi’s Otello at London’s Royal Opera House in June-July 2017 are gone! Antonio Pappano and Keith Warner could be the reason why or maybe it is Maria Agresta, Ludovic Tézier or Jonas Kaufmann perhaps ! Consolation, the performances of June 24 & 28 are filmed.