Live from Indy Terrace

What began as Austin Opera’s streaming series has become our digital channel! Live from Indy Terrace (LIT) will house on-demand broadcasts of Concerts at the Consulate, Conductor Cues with Timothy Myers, and Opera Overtures; feature world-class artists in performance, in-depth interviews and exclusive behind-the-scenes content; and celebrate our diverse culture and community.

Programming on LIT is free. No subscription required! See FAQ below with questions on how, when, and where to watch.

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What's on Now

Premiered Friday, December 5, 2021 at 3:00 p.m.

In honor of the great American composer Stephen Sondheim, who passed away on November 26, 2021, Austin Opera pays tribute by releasing exclusive scenes from our Lauren + Mark Digital Concert Event.

Enjoy three sweet moments from two of Sondheim’s great works, Into the Woods and Sweeney Todd, superbly sung by soprano Lauren Snouffer and baritone Mark Diamond. The program premieres today at 3:00 p.m. and will be available to watch for a limited time on our Live from Indy Terrace digital channel. We hope you’ll tune in and share the moments with us.

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In celebration of Dia de los Muertos, Austin Opera and the Consulate General of Mexico in Austin are delighted to feature a Mariachi concert by mezzo-soprano Vanessa Alonzo and Trio Chapultepec.

See the program and details here

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Conductor Cues (formerly known as the Opera Preview at Chez Zee) is an engaging, exploratory program created by Timothy Myers, featuring special guest stars, live performances, and insights inspired by one of Austin Opera’s upcoming productions.

This program was recorded on Tuesday, October 19 at the KMFA Draylen Mason Music Studio and features performances from Caitlin Lynch (The Countess) and Michael Adams (The Count). Also made available as a podcast on Soundcloud!

See details here

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Mezzo-soprano and audience favorite Liz Cass shares this engaging overview of Austin Opera’s upcoming production The Marriage of Figaro.

This is our first Opera Overtures LIT broadcast. The program is made available as both a video and a Soundcloud audio podcast.

See details here

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In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, the first broadcast of Concerts at the Consulate launches on Friday, October 1, 2021, and features mezzo-soprano Stephanie Sanchez with Maimy Fong on the piano. The introduction is by Claudia Chapa, Artistic Advisor of Concerts at the Consulate. This program is subtitled in both English and Spanish.

See the program and details here

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Q: How would I know when Austin Opera releases episodes or programs on the LIT channel?
A: Bookmark this page for release announcements, and watch our social media and your email for information. We’ll tell you the time and date for each program’s live premiere and encourage you to experience it with other opera lovers on our social media channels (Facebook and YouTube), where we’ll be in the chat to comment alongside you.

Q: I can’t watch the live premiere. How do I watch at a time that works for me?
A: As mentioned above, Austin Opera’s digital channel Live from Indy Terrace (LIT) is available anytime from just about anywhere you can connect to the internet. All LIT episodes and programming will be housed on the LIT platform until they expire (and we’ll note when they do and if they do).
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Q: I don’t want to watch on my computer or phone. How do I watch on the TV?
A: There are several ways to watch on your TV. Here are two we suggest:
1. Download the Vimeo app to your TV or smart TV device like you would any new app (AppleTV, Roku, GoogleTV, etc). The LIT library is on the Vimeo platform. Once you log into the Vimeo app, use the search function to find “Austin Opera.”  Click on our user profile and you’ll see all available LIT episodes. Want to be notified when we release new episodes? Follow Austin Opera on Vimeo!
2. Watch on the YouTube app. LIT programming will also be available on our YouTube channel and viewed in much the same way as on Vimeo above. Once the YouTube app is open, simply search for “Austin Opera,” find our YouTube channel, and choose the program you’d like to watch. Want to be notified when there is a new program available? Subscribe to our YouTube channel!

Featured episodes

Live from Indy Terrace Episode 42 has been generously underwritten by
Richard Hartgrove & Gary Cooper

The broadcast of special Live from Indy Terrace Episodes featuring “Selections from Latonia Moore’s Masterclass” and Conductor Cues with Timothy Myers have been generously underwritten by

Live from Indy Terrace Austin Opera Orchestra Series Episodes have been generously underwritten by
Jim & Jo Green

Live from Indy Terrace Episodes 20, 21, 22, & 23 have been generously underwritten by
Gail & Jeff Kodosky

Live from Indy Terrace Episode 19 has been generously underwritten by
Curby Conoley

Live from Indy Terrace Episodes 14, 15, 16, 17, & 18 have been generously underwritten by
Cornelia Foster Wood

Live from Indy Terrace Episodes 10, 11, 12 and 13 have been generously underwritten by
Jonathan Sessler

Broadcast technology underwriters:
Dr. Marilyn T. Gaddis & Mr. George C. Carruthers
Kelley Knutson & Carol Walsh Knutson