Elena Stikhina & Evgeny Nikitin Headline Livestream of ‘The Fiery Angel’ from Mariinsky Theatre

(Credits: Ilia Korotkov / Bayerische Staatsoper official website) The Mariinsky Theatre will live stream a performance of Prokofiev’s opera “The Fiery Angel” on MEZZO TV on Jan. 31 at 5:30 p.m. CET. The opera will star Elena Stikhina, Evgeny Nikitin, Anna Kiknadze, Evgeny Akimov, and Mikhail Petrenko. Valery Gergiev will conduct the Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra in the production by David {…}

Anna Netrebko, Jonas Kaufmann, Joyce DiDonato, Lisette Oropesa, Hildegard Behrens Headline Metropolitan Opera’s Nightly Streams to End January 2021

The Metropolitan Opera has announced the next two weeks of nightly streams which will include a number of operas focused on the greatest roles for sopranos as well as its greatest anti-heroes. Here’s a run-down of the two-week slate. Week 45– Leading Ladies: Opera’s Greatest Heroines Monday, January 18 – Bizet’s Carmen Starring Anita Hartig, Anita Rachvelishvili, Aleksandrs Antonenko, and Ildar {…}

Luciano Pavarotti, Renée Fleming, Leona Mitchell, Shirley Verrett Headline Next Month of Metropolitan Opera Nightly Streams

The Metropolitan Opera has announced the next month of nightly streams which focus on a number of unique themes including operas in English, holiday works, and even an entire work dedicated to one of the most iconic artists of all time.  Week 39– In Plain English Monday, December 7 – Thomas Adès’s The Tempest Starring Audrey Luna, Isabel Leonard, Iestyn Davies, Alek Shrader, {…}

Renée Fleming, Renata Scotto, Joyce DiDonato, Juan Diego Flórez, Mirella Freni Headline Weeks 32 & 33 of Metropolitan Opera Nightly Streams

The Metropolitan Opera has announced the next two weeks of its streaming slate which will focus on opera’s greatest comedies and political dramas. Renée Fleming and Joyce DiDonato lead the way, appearing in three different streams each over the course of the two weeks. Here is a full rundown. Week 32– Operatic Comedies Monday, October 19 – Rossini’s Il Barbiere di {…}

Sonya Yoncheva, Anita Rachvelishvili, Michael Fabiano, Olga Peretyatko Headline Opéra de Paris’ Streaming Slate Through July

The Opéra National de Paris has announced its streaming slate for the next month. Starting on Monday, May 25, the company will stream “Boris Godunov.” The opera stars Ildar Abdrazakov, Evdokia Malevskaya, Ruzan Mantashyan, Alexandra Durseneva, Maxim Paster, Boris Pinkhasovich, Ain Anger, Dmitry Golovnin, Evgeny Nikitin, and Peter Bronder. The Mussorgsky opera will stream until May 31, 2020. Then starting on June 1, audiences will get a {…}

Anna Netrebko, Jonas Kaufmann, Anita Rachvelishvili Headline Metropolitan Opera’s 4th Week of Nightly Streams

(Credit: Marty Sohl) The Metropolitan Opera has unveiled the fourth week of its Nightly streams schedule. The week kicks is more in keeping with the first and third weeks, which featured a wide range of standard repertory; week two was dedicated to the works of Richard Wagner. Here is the full schedule. Learn more metopera.org/user-information/nightly-met-opera-streams/. Monday, April 6 – Verdi’s “Aida” {…}

Metropolitan Opera 2019-20 Live in HD Preview: Anja Kampe Headlines ‘Der Fliegende Holländer’

The Met Opera’s Live in HD series for the 2019-20 season continues on Saturday, March 14, 2020 with a transmission of Wagner’s “Der Fliegende Holländer.” The broadcast, which kicks off 12:55 p.m. Eastern time, is conducted by Valery Gergiev, who captains a cast that includes Evgeny Nikitin, Anja Kampe, Franz-Josef Selig, David Portillo, Sergey Skorokhodov, and Mihoko Fujimura. Of the {…}

Met Opera 2020-21 Season: Here Is All The Information For This Season’s Live in HD Performances

(Photo: Paola Kudacki / Met Opera) The Metropolitan Opera revealed its 2020-21 season on Wednesday afternoon. Among the major announcements were the company’s schedule for its ever-popular Live in HD slate. Here is a look at the list of performances that will be broadcast to audiences around the world. Aida (Oct. 10, 2020): Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Michael Mayer’s new production {…}

Renée Fleming, Angel Blue & Anna Caterina Antonacci Headline Washington National Opera’s 2020-21 Season

(Credit: Washington National Opera) The Washington National Opera has announced its 2020–2021 season offering up some ambitious repertoire. The season with WNO’s new production of Beethoven’s “Fidelio.” Robert Spano makes his WNO debut conducting a cast that includes Elza van den Heever, Brandon Jovanovich, Brian Mulligan, Ryan Speedo Green, Joshua Blue, and Eric Owens. Performance Dates: Oct. 24–Nov. 9, 202o {…}