‘Die Weiden’ Gets Live Stream From Vienna State Opera

By David Salazar

Editor note: This article has been corrected from its original form. The first version stated that the performance from Nov. 16 would be broadcast; the correct date of stream is Dec. 16, as now reflected below.

Those who couldn’t catch the World Premiere of “Die Weiden” will still get a chance to experience the new work by Johannes Maria Staud as part of the Vienna State Opera’s live stream service. The company is set to showcase the performance from Dec. 16, 2018, online.

The new work will feature a tremendous cast that includes Rachel Frenkel, Tomasz Konieczny, Thomas Ebenstein, Andrea Carroll, Sylvie Rohrer, Monika Bohinec, Herbert Lippert, Monika Bohinec, Alexandru Moisiuc, and Wolfgang Bankl. Ingo Metzmacher conducts.

This is the fourth of five performances of the opera, with one last showcase slated for Dec. 20, 2018.

The stream kicks off at 7 p.m. local time and is slated to run until around 10 p.m. That is a start time of 1 p.m. EDT and 10 a.m. PST for the start time.

Per the official website, tickets start at 14 euros (approximately $16 USD) and can be purchased right off the Vienna State Opera’s streaming website. There are options for monthly subscriptions to future performances on the service depending on users’ preference for experience opera from the comfort of their homes.

Next up on the slate of live streams will be “Hänsel und Gretel,” and “Die Fledermaus,” which will close out the live streams in 2018.