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We are delighted to present to you
Dichterliebe (‘A Poet’s Love’)
The first virtual concert in our Digital Media Studio series.

To view your performance:

Enter the password located in your order confirmation in the video window, below.

To watch with English subtitles,
select “CC” on the video player below, and then select “English” for the subtitles to display.

To watch with
Spanish or Vietnamese

Dichterliebe, Op.48 - Full Performance

Video Player Options


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Though Dichterliebe is being streamed on our website, there are many other ways patrons may choose to view the performance- including ways to watch Dichterliebe on your TV. Read about some of those options, and instructions on setting it up, through the links below:

AirPlay (iPhone/iPad/Mac/iOS):
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Cast from Google Chrome (Android, Any Device with Chrome)
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Vimeo App:
Save the video to your “Watch Later” Vimeo list and stream from any smart device with the Vimeo app.
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Follow the above links for set up instructions.

To view the Q&A Interview:

Enter the password located in your order confirmation in the video window, below. This is the same password you used to access the performance.

Q & A Moderated by General Director Khori Dastoor

A Note on Health & Safety

This performance was recorded with strict adherence to COVID-19 safety protocols. The two performers have been sheltered-in-place together and were thus able to safely perform in the same space. All on-site crew were masked and maintained social-distancing and other safety protocols.


You're Invited! Join us for a Post-Performance Reception on Zoom.

Join us for a Post Performance Reception with our Resident Artists baritone Eugene Brancoveanu, conductor/pianist Christopher James Ray, and General Director Khori Dastoor. Virtually mix and mingle with the creative team, share your reactions with fellow patrons, and raise your glass for a virtual cheers with your OSJ family.

Thank you for your patronage and support

If you enjoyed this performance please consider showing your support with a generous tax deductible donation.

Proceeds will directly support Opera San José’s ongoing mission to support the development of a dynamic cohort of emerging artists.

Pre-Performance Resources


Introductory Resources

Robert Schumann: The Life and Music of Robert Schumann (NPR)

Heinrich Heine: Biography (Poetry Foundation)

Gramophone: Schumann and song – Julien Prégardier (Podcast)


More In-Depth Resources

Schumann: A Life (Classic FM)

“Congruence between Poetry and Music in Schumann’s Dichterliebe” (Free to read, requires that you register)