White Skirt Wednesday: In the Unlikeliest Of Places

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[Even in the bleakest and most misogynist of operas, there are possible points of connection. Case in question: Corinne Winters (Halka) and Natalia Kawałek (Zofia)  in Moniuszko’s “Halka”, Vienna/TADW 2019. – Photo Credit: the one and only Monika Rittershaus]

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Video Alert: Stream Listing

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[empty boxes at the Liceu, February 2020]

Many shows and concerts are canceled, opera houses are quarantined, artists lose income and opportunities. And many of us, who have ticekts for shows, perhaps all over the world, cannot travel, find empty boxes (see above) or are confined indoors due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Here’s some streams to watch meanwhile! (not comprehensive, but updated whenever I see something new. Feel free to add events in the comments!)

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White Skirt Wednesday: Shirtysium

[What I would actually pay a museum entrance fee for: a gaze at Catherine Naglestad in in a white shirt. – Catherine Naglestad (Carlotta) in Schreker’s “Die Gezeichneten” as staged by Barrie Kosky, Zurich 2018. – Photo Credit: the one and only Monika Rittershaus]

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White Skirt Wednesday: Ino. I know.

[Who needs Jove, anyway? The only guy we need around here is George Frideric. – Nicole Chevalier (Semele), Katarina Bradić (Ino) and Ezgi Kutlu (Juno) in Handel’s “Semele”, as staged by Barrie Kosky, Berlin/KOB 2018. – Photo Credit: the one and only Monika Rittershaus]

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White Shirt Monday: Back To Bleak

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[…Directors starting with “M” apparently do have a tendency to stage really bleak “Idomeneos”? – Guanqun Yu (Elettra), Anna Stéphany (Idamante) and Hanna-Elsabeth Müller (Ilia) in Mozart’s “Idomeneo” as staged by Jetske Mijnssen, Zurich 2018. – Photo Credit: the one and only Monika Rittershaus]

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