Camilla Nylund, Michele Angelini, Simon O’Neill Headline OperaVision’s July Streams

By Francisco Salazar

OperaVision has announced its July schedule featuring several classics from the standard repertoire.

The month opens with a 2015 New Zealand Opera production of Puccini’s Tosca” starring Simon O’Neill in his first major role in his home, Orla Boylan as Tosca, and Phillip Rhodes as Scarpia.

Streaming Date: July 3, 2020

The second stream will be the 2020 Nederlandse Reisopera production of “Orfeo” directed by Monique Wagemakers. A mobile installation, designed by artist Lonneke Gordijn, forms a living organism and accompanies a homogenous group of ten singers and ten dancers permanently on stage.

Streaming Date: July 7, 2020

Bellini’s “I Puritani” follows in a production by Jossi Wieler and Sergio Morabito from Oper Stuttgart in 2018. The cast includes Ana Durlovski and René Barbera.

Streaming Date: July 10, 2020

Chaya Czernowin’s “Infinite Now” will be streamed from a  2018 Opera Ballet Vlaanderen production.

Streaming Date: July 27, 2020

Rossini’s “Il barbiere di Siviglia” can be seen from Seville’s Teatro de la Maestranza. The 2016 staging features a production by José Luis Castro with Giuseppe Finzi conducting. The production stars Elliot Madore, Marina Comparato, and Michele Angelini.

Streaming Date: July 24, 2020

OperaVision will also offer the Wagnerian family drama “Wahnfried” by Avner Dorman which premiered in Karlsruhe in 2017.

Streaming Date: July 28, 2020

The month ends with Wagner’s “Der fliegende Holländer” from a 2017 recording at the Finnish National Opera. The production by Kasper Holten features Camilla Nylund and Johan Reuter.

Streaming Date: July 31, 2020