Baden-Baden Festival’s ‘Tosca,’ Starring Kristine Opolais, To Be Live Streamed

Tosca

On April 17, Puccini’s “Tosca” will be transmitted on Arte.tv.

The production from the Baden-Baden Festival will star Kristine Opolais and Marcelo Alvarez in the lead roles while Evgeny Nikitin will star as Scarpia. Sir Simon Rattle conducts the Berlin Philharmonic in Philipp Himmelman’s new production.

Opolais is best known for her work in Puccini and is one of the most sought-after Cio-Cio San interpreters around the world and her work as “Manon Lescaut” has been acclaimed. She is slated to star as Tosca in the Metropolitan Opera’s new production.

Alvarez has performed all around the world headlining numerous new productions in New York, Paris, Vienna, and London. He has specialized in the verismo and Verdi repertoire. He will also star in the Met’s new “Tosca” production next season.

The opera will begin at 20:50 European time.

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Francisco Salazar
FRANCISCO SALAZAR, (Publisher) worked as a reporter for Latin Post where he has had the privilege of interviewing numerous opera stars including Anita Rachvelshvili and Ailyn Perez. He also worked as an entertainment reporter where he covered the New York and Tribeca Film Festivals and interviewed many celebrities such as Antonio Banderas, Edgar Ramirez and Benedict Cumberbatch. He currently freelances for Remezcla. He holds a Masters in Media Management from the New School and a Bachelor's in Film Production and Italian studies from Hofstra University.

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