OperaVision Announces Record Numbers on World Opera Day

By Francisco Salazar

Opera Europa has announced that on Oct. 25, World Opera Day, there was record participation on the streaming platform.

OperaVision, Opera Europa’s free view streaming service supported by the European Union’s Creative Europe program, recorded its highest ever number of views for a single day since the launch of the platform in October 2017.  OperaVision’s dedicated World Opera Day program counted 57,978 views on Oct. 25 and 124,282 views in total for the whole week of World Opera Day celebrations on OperaVision.

The digital offer on OperaVision streamed four 45-minute concerts throughout World Opera Day from Tokyo, Moscow, London, to New York and Cape Town. There were streams of three different  Beethoven’s “Fidelio.”

The program will be available for repeat viewings for six months and features Chuma Sijeqa, Vuvu Mpofu, Siobhan Stagg, Alan Pingarrón, Hera Hyesang Park, Sondra Radvanovksy, Luca Pisaroni, Denyce Graves, Nicole Car, and Etienne Dupuis.