Welcome to the White Shirt live comment thread for Rossini‘s “Semiramide” (2017. Actually LIVE!) from Bayerische Staatsoper Munich, staged by David Alden, with Michele Mariotti conducting.
Cast Listing aka Shortcut Invite to #DoubleMezzoGlory and undignified fangirling:
Semiramide – Joyce DiDonato
Arsace – Daniela Barcellona
Assur – Alex Esposito
Idreno – Lawrence Brownlee
Azema – Elsa Benoit
Oroe – Simone Alberghini
Mitrane – Galeano Salas
The Ghost of Nino – Igor Tsarkov
The production is streamed live via staatsoper.tv, no geoblocking or fees apply – thank you, Munich.
And now get out your bag of Ancient Assyrian Popcorn (and your tiara, if applicable) – after months of counting down to this, it’s finally happening!
(just don’t expect me to be very coherent tonight).