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STAATSOPER.TV: Watch "L'Orfeo" on-demand!

L'Orfeo: Christian Gerhaher L'Orfeo: Christian Gerhaher, Angela Brower L'Orfeo: Christian Gerhaher, Ensemble und Zürcher Singakademie
On August 2 and 3, 2014 the Bayerische Staatsoper will be streaming Claudio Monteverdi's L’Orfeo at on-demand.

In the new production by David Bösch, who was responsible for the stagings of Donizetti's L’elisir d’amore or Mozart's Mitridate, Baritone Christian Gerhaher will be singing the title role. Baroque specialist Ivor Bolton is conducting the Monteverdi-Continuo-Ensemble.

The audiovisual broadcast will be available at on August 2 and 3. The service is free of charge to viewers. Due to technical difficulties during the live streaming on July 27, we will provide the recording exceptionally on-demand.

Claudio Monteverdi
August 2 and 3, 2014

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The 2014 Munich Opera Festival

Das Nationaltheater während der Münchner Opernfestspiele (Foto: Felix Löchner)
The Bayerische Staatsoper is opening its doors for the 2014 Munich Opera Festival. Alongside the premieres of Gioachino Rossini's Guillaume Tell and Claudio Monteverdi's L’Orfeo, the programme once again includes a wide range of repertoire performances and vocal recitals.

An innovation this year is the Festival in the Reithalle, an external venue in which the Bayerische Staatsoper will be presenting experimental musical theatre Projects.

The programme also includes Anna Netrebko's role début as Lady Macbeth along-side La Traviata with Diana Damrau and Joseph Calleja. Anja Harteros will be interpreting works by Franz Schubert at her Solo Recital, additionally she will give her Munich role début as Tosca and will be presenting her celebrated interpretation of Leonora in La forza del destino. This production also features Jonas Kaufmann, who will further perform a solo recital on the stage of Bayerische Staatsoper. Edita Gruberova is returning to the Bayerische Staatsoper in her classic role of Donna Lucrezia Borgia in Donizetti's opera seria, with Pavol Breslik as Gennaro.


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