Watch Live Stream of Dmitry Korchak’s Star Turn in ‘Les Contes d’Hoffmann’ From Vienna State Opera

By David Salazar

The Vienna State Opera will showcase “Les Contes d’Hoffmann” as part of its live streaming service on Sept. 15, 2019.

The performance will feature Dmitry Korchak, Luca Pisaroni, Olga Peretyatko, and Gaëlle Arquez. Frédéric Chaslin conducts a production by Andrei Serban.

Of the opening performance, OperaWire’s review noted, “Overall this “Les Contes d’Hoffmann” was an enjoyable evening with a standout tenor, a solid production, and a supporting cast that needs to be seen.”

The stream kicks off at 5:30 p.m. local time. That’s around 11:30 a.m. EDT and 8:30 a.m. PST for the start time.

Per the official website, tickets start at 16 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 to experience opera from the comfort of their homes.

Next up on the slate of live streams will be Verdi’s “Il Trovatore.” In October, audiences will get a chance to check out “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” “Ariadne auf Naxos,” “Die Frau Ohne Schatten,” “Simon Boccanegra,” and “Werther.”