Opera Vision 2018 Preview: Wallis Giunta Stars in ‘Trouble in Tahiti’

By David Salazar

OperaVision will showcase Leonard Bernstein’s “Trouble in Tahiti” live from Opera North on August 25, 2018 starting at 7 p.m. local time.

The opera, the composer’s first opera, will commemorate his 100th birthday celebration. It is set to star Quirijn de Lang, Wallis Giunta, Fflur Wyn, Joseph Shovelton, Nicolas Butterfield, and Charlie Southby. The work will be conducted by Tobias Ringborg and directed by Matthew Eberhardt.

The production will be available to stream for free until Feb. 24, 2019

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.”

In addition to this production, OperaVision is slated to showcase a production of “Bánk Bán” from the Hungarian State Opera.