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Enjoy the live broadcast of Elektra from Verbier

Bringing a “more than traditional palette of colors” to the Verbier Festival’s concert performance of ElektraLise Lindstrom’s portrayal of Strauss’ dark princess can be seen on Medici.tv through November 6 (Opera Wire).

“Onstage for almost the whole hour and forty-five minutes of the opera, she never flags,” praises Opera Wire. “Each of her major encounters in the field of anguish fills us with bother and her character’s range of emotional power – whispers, shouts, shrieks, cries, growls of desperation, rage, giddy exaltation, exultation, and grief. Remarkably, Lise Lindstrom’s vocal capacity begins to seem infinite.”

Verbier’s Elektra, led by Esa-Pekka Salonen, also stars Ingela Brimberg as Chrysothemis, Eric Owens as Orest and Anna Larsson as Klytaemestra.

Stream Elektra free on Medici.tv through November 6.

Lise Lindstrom wins Helpmann Award for Ring Cycle

Lise Lindstrom was awarded the Helpmann Award for Best Female Performer in an Opera for her role as Brünnhilde in Wagner’s Ring Cycle at Opera Australia. The American soprano sang her first full Ring Cycle in the November 2016 production and earned great acclaim, with the Sydney Morning Herald praising her “consummate performance,” closing the cycle in Götterdämmerung “in a blaze of glory literally and metaphorically.”

Lise made her Opera Australia debut in 2015 in Graeme Murphy’s production of Puccini’s Turandot.

Photo: Jeff Busby

Watch Turandot live from the Royal Opera House

This Friday, audiences around the world can enjoy a live broadcast of Turandot at Covent Garden. Tune in online on July 14 at 7:30 pm BST or enjoy the production in BP theaters across the UK.

Andrei Serban’s striking production, conducted by Dan Ettinger, features Roberto Alagna as Calaf and Aleksandra Kurzak as Liu.

The American soprano, who has performed Puccini’s title heroine at the Metropolitan Opera, Wiener Staatsoper and Opera Australia, returns to the Royal Opera House following her 2013 house debut.

Lise Returns to Royal Opera House this July

American soprano Lise Lindstrom returns to London’s Covent Garden this July, reprising her acclaimed role as Puccini’s Turandot. This marks nearly four years since Lise’s acclaimed Royal Opera House debut as Puccini’s demanding princess, for which a full-length HD recording was released on DVD and Blu-ray by Opus Arte.

Andrei Serban’s grand production hears Lise on July 8, 11, 14, and 16, supported by Roberto Alagna as the unknown prince Calaf and Aleksandra Kurzak as Liù. Dan Ettinger conducts the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House.

The July 14 performance will be presented live in outdoor screenings around the United Kingdom – find a location near you.

Learn more about the Royal Opera House production here.

Discover Opus Arte’s 2014 DVD release of the Royal Opera House’s Turandot here.