Live from the Opéra Bastille: the original version of „Don Carlos"

The new production of the original version of Verdi's "Don Carlos", directed by Krzysztof Warlikowski and conducted by Philippe Jordan, will be broadcasted on Thursday, October 19: live at 6pm in many cinemas (click here to see the list) and at 8:15pm on ARTE. The main roles are played by Jonas Kaufmann (Carlos), Sonya Yoncheva (Elisabeth), Ildar Abdrazakov (Philippe II), Ludovic Tézier (Rodrigue) und Elina Garanca (Eboli).

© Agathe Poupeney / OnP

New documentary and "Otello" on BBC 4

Don't miss the "Kaufmann double bill" on BBC 4, starting on Sunday October 15 at 21:00 with John Bridcut's new documentary  "Tenor for the ages" (90 MIn.), continued at 22:30 with the ROH's perforamnce of Verdi's "Otello", conducted by Antonio Pappano. More information about the documentary, including two trailers, you'll find on  John Bridcut's website