New York: Opera stars: Live-Streaming concerts in front of a special backdrop

The opening of the Munich Opera singers Jonas Kaufmann, 18, do. July to sing in the monastery in Polling in upper Bavaria (Landkreis Weilheim-Schongau), informe

New York: Opera stars: Live-Streaming concerts in front of a special backdrop

The opening of the Munich Opera singers Jonas Kaufmann, 18, do. July to sing in the monastery in Polling in upper Bavaria (Landkreis Weilheim-Schongau), informed the Metropolitan Opera on Saturday (local time). After that, at 10 to. October, the Russian-Austrian Opera diva Anna Netrebko in the Palais Liechtenstein in Vienna and two weeks later, in Günzburg born soprano Diana Damrau, together with her colleagues Joseph Calleja in Malta. All concerts will be held without an audience, but will be broadcast live on the Internet. Tickets cost $ 20 (about 18 Euro).

"We all decided together to try something New," said the Director of the Metropolitan Opera, Peter Gelb, in a press conference on Saturday (local time). Since the middle of March, closed the Opera house in the of the Coronavirus pandemic particularly affected, the metropolis of New York was recently announced, and not before the 31. To December re-open. Thus, the Met lost an estimated revenue in the millions. "It is a very difficult time," said Yellow.

from Germany, and also in the Online press conference, switched-on Opera singer, a businessman said he had spent the time of the pandemic, with recordings of classical songs. "This is a form of art, which seems for a time like this made." Mrs Damrau told, you've spent a large part of the time in France. "With the Lockdown, I have to be from one Moment to the other stopped, an Opera singer, and was the teacher for both of my children." It was been very stressful and I had no more energy to Sing. "I then started to sing Musicals and much Church music, which has made me quiet." In the meantime, you've given, but in Zurich, a concert.

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Updated Date: 12 July 2020, 04:26

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