Operavision 2018-19 Preview: Dinara Alieva Leads Cast of ‘La Rondine’

By David Salazar

The concert version of Puccini’s “La Rondine” from the Latvian National Opera and Ballet will be streamed live via Operavision on Jan. 11, 2019.

The Puccini work will feature Dinara Alieva in the role of Magda with John Irvin as her lover Ruggero. Other cast members include Inga Šļubovska-Kancēviča, Pavel Petrov, Krišjānis Norvelis, and Marlēna Keine, among others.

Janis Liepins will conduct the performance.

The stream kicks off at 7 p.m. local time. That’s around 1 p.m. EDT and 10 a.m. PST for the start time. It will be available for repeat viewings on Opera Vision until July 11, 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.”