OperaVision 2017-18 Preview: ‘La Favorite’ Arrives from Maggio Musicale Fiorentino

Donizetti’s “La Favorite” arrives on OperaVision to close out the month of March.

The production from the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino arrives on April 26, 2018 in a production conducted by Fabio Luisi. Veronica Simeoni stars as Leonor with Celso Albelo as Fernand. Mattia Olivieri will play Alphone XI with Francesca Longari as Ines.

The stream kicks off at 7 p.m. local time. That’s around 2 p.m. EDT and 11 a.m. PST for the start time. It will be available for repeat viewings on Opera Vision until September 25, 2018.

The streaming service is free through OperaVision, which, per its official website, is a project “supported by the European Union’s Creative Europe program, OperaVision builds on the success of The Opera Platform, with more contributing opera companies from more countries, under the editorial supervision of Opera Europa, the European association of opera companies and festivals. OperaVision brings together 30 partners from 18 countries and invites you to travel and discover the diversity of opera from wherever you want, whenever you want.”



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