Vienna State Opera To Live Stream ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’

By David Salazar

On Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019, the Vienna State Opera will live stream Benjamin Britten’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.”

The performance will be led by conductor Simone Young and will star Lawrence Zazzo, Erin Morley, Théo Touvet, Peter Kellner, Szilvia Vörös, Josh Lovell, Rafael Fingerlos, Rachel Frenkel, Valentina Naforniţa, Peter Rose, and Benjamin Hulett.

The stream kicks off at 7 p.m. local time. That’s around 2 p.m. EDT and 11 a.m. PST for the start time.

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.

Other operas that will be live streamed in October include “Ariadne auf Naxos,” “Die Frau Ohne Schatten,” “Simon Boccanegra,” and “Werther.”