Mezzo Alert: DiDonato’s “In War & Peace” live from the Liceu

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This evening (June 4th, 6 p.m., UTC+2), DiDonato#s “In War & Peace” program will be video-streamed live from Liceu Barcelona, thanks to ARTEConcert.
– So far, it is only announced on the French edition of the site, but as long as one languge works, no matter which one, we’ll be fine (#PentecoastalSpirit). If you haven’t seen this program yet: make some time for it. I would say it strongly profits from a live setting in-house experience, but it should still transport much of DiDonato’s intentions via a screen.

Double Mezzo Alert: Munich streaming “Semiramide” on demand this weekend!

towanda just alerted me to the fact that Bayerische Staatsoper has as taken pity on our in some cases severely hiccuped Sunday night and is offering their “Semiramide” again, once more as a free stream (now on demand), all weekend long.

Exact time window: Sat., 9 a.m. (UTC+1) to Sun., midnight.

Can’t Handle a World without Handel


The weekly magazine of German daily news outlet Die Süddeutsche runs an interview series called “interview without words” in which the interview partners have to answer questions by gestures and facial expressions. In edition 45/2016, Joyce DiDonato comments, as depicted above, on the question of “What would the world be without Handel?” and nine more.
Fotos by Alfred Steffen. (translations after the cut).

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