OperaVision to Live Stream ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ From Nouvel Opéra Fribourg

By David Salazar
(Credit: Magali Dougados)

OperaVision will showcase Barry’s “The Importance of Being Earnest” live from the Nouvel Opéra Fribourg on Nov. 22, 2019.

The production will star Ed Ballard, Alison Scherzer, Nina van Essen, Timur, Jessica Walker, Graeme Danby, Vincent Casagrande, and Steven Beard. Jérôme Kuhn conducts a production directed by Julien Chavaz.

The stream kicks off at 7 p.m. local time. That’s around 1 p.m. Eastern time and 10 a.m. Pacific time for the start time. It will be available for repeat viewings on OperaVision until Feb. 21, 2020.

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.”