Nightly Opera Streams, December 21–27: Playbills

View the Playbills from the original performance dates for each of this week’s streams, including synopses, program notes, and more.

Monday, December 21: Mozart’s The Magic Flute
Transmitted live on December 30, 2006 
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Tuesday, December 22: Massenet’s Cendrillon
Transmitted live on April 28, 2018
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Wednesday, December 23: Rossini’s Il Barbiere di Siviglia
Transmitted live on November 22, 2014
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Thursday, December 24: Puccini’s La Bohème
Recorded live on January 16, 1982
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The original Playbill for this performance is not available. This document contains a synopsis and two essays about the opera.

Friday, December 25: Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel
Transmitted live on January 1, 2008
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Saturday, December 26: Lehár’s The Merry Widow
Transmitted live on January 17, 2015
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Sunday, December 27: Verdi’s Falstaff
Transmitted live on December 14, 2013
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