Venera Gimadieva, Benjamin Appl & Francesco Demuro Highlight OperaVision’s June Program

By Francisco Salazar

OperaVision has announced the June streams featuring three complete works and a competition.

The month opens with Calixto Bieito’s new “St. John Passion” from Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris. Les Talens Lyriques and a group of amateur singers who form the chorus at the heart of the narrative star alongside Benjamin Appl, Joshua Ellicott, Lenneke Ruiten, and Carlos Mena

Streaming Date: June 4, 2021

The Staatsoper Hamburg’s Lucia di Lammermoor directed by Amelie Niermeyer comes next with a cast that includes Venera Gimadieva, Francesco Demuro, and Christoph Pohl.

Streaming Date: June 11, 2021

The third of the month will be “Don Giovanni from the Estates Theatre, in a new production by Swedish-Norwegian director Alexander Mørk-Eidem. Karsten Januschke conducts.

Streaming Date: June 18, 2021

The RING AWARD is the foremost international competition for stage direction and stage design in musical theatre. Celebrating its 25th anniversary, the competition is held at three-year intervals in Graz, Austria. OperaVision will stream the final round and award ceremony live from the main stage of Schauspielhaus Graz.

Streaming Dates: June 26 & 27, 2021