Vienna State Opera 2017-18 Live Stream: Willy Decker’s ‘Lulu’ To Be Streamed Around the Globe

By David Salazar

The Vienna State Opera’s live streaming series continues on Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, with a performance of Alban Berg’s “Lulu.”

The new production, directed by Willy Decker, will be conducted by Ingo Metzmacher and features a cast that includes Agneta Eichenholz in the title role, Angela Denoke, Bo Skovhus, Herbert Lippert, and Franz Grundheber.

The stream kicks off at 6:30 p.m. local time and is slated to run until around 10 p.m. That’s around 1:30 p.m. EDT and 10:30 a.m. PST for the start time. This will be the penultimate performance for this production, which kicked off on Dec. 3, 2017 and will run for a total of five showcases.

Per the official website, tickets start at 14 euros (approximately $16 USD) and can be purchased right off the Vienna State Opera’s streaming website. There are options for monthly subscriptions to future performances on the service depending on users’ preference for experience opera from the comfort of their homes.

After this production, the company will also live stream “Der Rosenkavalier,” “Arabella,” “Die Zauberflöte,” and “Die Fledermaus” before the calendar changes to 2018. In 2018, the company will feature 25 live streams, including the full “Der Ring des Nibelungen.”