OperaVision 2019 Preview: Garsington Opera Presents ‘Falstaff’

By David Salazar

Verdi’s final masterpiece “Falstaff” with start streaming from the Garsington Opera on OperaVision starting on March 28, 2019.

Henry Waddington leads the cast in the title role while Mary Dunleavy appears as Alice Ford. The remaining cast members include Richard Burkhard, Yvonne Howard, Soraya Mafi, Oliver Johnston, and Victoria Simmonds, among others.

Bruno Ravella directs while Richard Farnes conducts the famed Verdi score.

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 September 9, 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.”