Watch Ailyn Pérez, Wolfgang Koch in Bayerische Staatsoper’s ‘Falstaff’ Online

By David Salazar

The Bayerische Staatsoper will begin streaming a production of “Falstaff” starting on Dec. 2, 2020.

The production of Verdi’s final masterpiece will be conducted by Michele Mariotti and features Wolfgang Koch in the title role alongside Ailyn Pérez as Alice Ford, Boris Pinkhasovich as Ford, Judit Kutasi as Mrs. Quickly, Elena Tsallagova as Nanetta, Daria Proszek as Meg Page, Galeano Salas as Fenton, Kevin Conners as Dr. Cajus, and Callum Thorpe as Pistola.

The production is directed Mateja Koleznik.

This is the latest opera to stream as part of the company’s 2020-21 season. A production of “The Seven Deaths of Maria Callas” was previously showcased earlier this fall; “Falstaff” will be followed by “Paradigma,” “Der Freischutz,” “Der Rosenkavalier,” “The Snow Storm,” “Lear,” and “Idomeneo.”