Vienna State Opera Live Stream 2017-18: Krassimira Stoyanova Headlines ‘Der Rosenkavalier’

By David Salazar

The Vienna State Opera’s live streaming series makes its next appearance on Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017, with a performance of Richard Strauss’ “Der Rosenkavalier.”

The revival of Otto Schenk’s production will be conducted by Adam Fischer with a cast that features Stephanie Houtzeel as Octavian, Erin Morley as Sophie, and Krassimira Stoyanova as the Marschallin.

The stream kicks off at 6:30 p.m. local time and is slated to run until around 10:45 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. 10, 2017 and will run for a total of five showcases. The final presentation is slated for Dec. 19.

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 “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.”