Joining the Metropolitan Opera and the Staatsoper Berlin in a growing number of opera houses around the world, the Bayerische Staatsoper, Teatro Real de Madrid and Barcelona’s Gran Teatre del Liceu will offer free livestreams on their respective platforms to entertain opera fans around the world who find themselves quarantined in an effort to contain the spread of COVID-19.
Following the success of last Monday’s streamed Academy Concert, the Bayerische Staatsoper is planning to launch a series of “Monday Concerts” starting next Monday, March 23, 2020: each starting at 8:15 pm (CET) on Staatsoper.tv. New as video-on-demand: Lucia di Lammermoor under General Music Director Kirill Petrenko with Diana Damrau in the title role and Pavol Breslik as Edgardo, in a production by Barbara Wysocka from 2015. The detailed program as well as the duration of a video-on-demand will be announced later on staatsoper.de/stream.
Teatro Real and Gran Teatre del Liceu offer several operas on demand via Myoperaplayer.com using the code OperaEnCasa. Among them are Donizetti’s I Puritani from Teatro Real with Diana Damrau as Elvira, Javier Camarena, Venera Gimadieva, Nicolas Testé and Celso Albelo completing the cast.