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Opera America’s #meetopera – Opera Companies Streaming Productions (UPDATED April 6)

Stage Directions • Theatre Buzz • April 8, 2020

April 6, 2020 – Here’s updated news from Opera America. In the face of venue closures, Opera companies across North America are offering a rich array of streaming content, allowing audiences to #meetopera online. Here is what’s available:

Streaming Live

Daily at 4:00 p.m. PDT (except where noted)

  • LA Opera is presenting LAO at Home, a series of living room recitals, family-friendly content, behind-the-scenes features and more. Watch >>

Daily at 5:00 p.m. MDT

  • Utah Opera is offering pre-performance lectures by the company’s principal coach, Carol Anderson, before each Met: Live in HD stream. Watch >>

Daily at 7:30 p.m. EDT

  • The Metropolitan Opera is offering live streams of its Live in HD series, and videos will remain active for 23 hours. Watch >>

Daily at 8:00 p.m. EDT

  • Opera on Tap is offering performances via Emmie and Harry’s, an online cabaret club. Watch >>

Mondays at 12:00 p.m. EDT

  • On Site Opera is hosting watch parties of past productions on its Facebook page, and archival videos will remain on the company’s YouTube channel through April. Watch >>

Mondays at 1:00 p.m. PDT

  • Pacific Opera Victoria is presenting “Acoustic Afternoon,” featuring the company’s artists performing from their homes. Watch >>

Tuesdays at 5:00 p.m. PDT

  • Opera Santa Barbara is offering Il Postino (4/7), The Crucible (4/14) and Eugene Onegin (4/21). Watch >>

Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m. EDT

  • HERE Arts Center is hosting watch parties of its past productions. Watch >>

Fridays at 3:00 p.m. CDT

  • Austin Opera is streaming performances that will be available for later viewing on the company’s website. Watch >>

Fridays at 4:00 p.m. PDT

  • Pacific Opera Victoria is offering “Listening Party Podcast,” hosted by Rebecca Hass and featuring local and national artists. Listen >>

Fridays at 7:00 p.m. PDT

  • Livermoore Valley Opera is offering a different past production each week. Watch >>

Weekdays, times vary

  • Cleveland Opera Theater is offering Opera 101 sessions, behind-the scenes content, master classes and more. Watch >>

Wednesday, April 8 at 5:00 p.m. PDT

  • Pacific Opera Project is hosting a watch party for its Star Trek-themed production of The Abduction from the SeraglioWatch >>

On Demand


  • Against the Grain Theatre is offering its complete La bohèmeWatch >>
  • The American Opera Project is offering Three WayAs One and Harriet Tubman: When I Crossed That Line to Freedom, and additional titles will be added in the future. Watch >>
  • Arizona Opera is offering a Living Room Concert featuring Jennifer Johnson Cano and Christopher Cano. Watch >>
  • Beth Morrison Projects is offering a different opera each week on its home page. Watch >>
  • Cincinnati Opera is offering Apartment Arias, a series of at-home performances by some of its 2020 season artists. Watch >>
  • The Dallas Opera is offering a recital of excerpts from Don Carlo featuring baritone Lucas Meachem and pianist Irina Meachem. Watch >>
  • Florida Grand Opera is offering FGO GO, a series of concerts featuring the company’s emerging artists. Watch >>
  • The Industry is offering Sweet LandWatch >>
  • The Kennedy Center is offering a variety of past performances on its Digital Stage. Watch >>
  • Marella Martin Koch and Nicolas Lell Benavides are offering their opera Pepito through April 10. Watch >>
  • National Sawdust is offering concerts from the past five seasons and professional development programs. Watch >>
  • New Camerata Opera is offering a variety of opera films, and this spring the company will release new episodes of #theivesproject, as well as a new opera film, JulieWatch >>
  • Niloufar Talebi Projects is offering Abraham in Flames, an opera for girls chorus. Watch >>
  • Opéra de Québec is posting clips of past productions on its YouTube channel. Watch >>
  • Opera Fusion is offering an in-home recital. Watch >>
  • Opéra Louisiane is offering videos of past productions every week on its Facebook page. Watch >>
  • Opera Memphis is offering pop-up performances in neighborhoods throughout Memphis. Watch >>
  • Opera North is offering videos of past productions. Watch >>
  • Pacific Opera Project is adding a new full-length production to its YouTube channel every day through April 19. Watch >>
  • Regina Opera Company is offering clips of past productions. Watch >>
  • Queen City Opera is offering videos of all its past productions. Watch >>
  • The U.S. Army Field Band is offering The Falling and the RisingWatch >>


  • Boston Lyric Opera and WCRB Classical Radio Boston are offering BLO’s final dress rehearsal of NormaListen >>
  • Opera Philadelphia is offering Breaking the WavesListen >>

Multiple Offerings

  • Lyric Opera of Chicago is offering children’s activities, videos and blog posts from the Ryan Opera Center Ensemble, playlists, trivia and more. Learn more >>
  • Opera Omaha is offering a variety of digital content on a weekly basis, including daily Holland Community Opera Fellowship activities, original artistic content and MetHD prelude talks in partnership with multiple opera companies. Learn more >>
  • San Francisco Opera is offering Opera is On, which includes daily “Odes to Joy” from SFO artists and Adler Fellows, interviews with artists, playlists and more. Learn more >>
  • Seattle Opera is offering a variety of digital content, including video playlists, family-friendly Opera Time sessions, new podcasts and streaming Opera Talks. Learn more >>
  • Utah Opera is offering School from Home, featuring a variety of education materials, including virtual assemblies with resident artists and resources for students and teachers. Learn more >>


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