Friday, July 25, 2014

Music of "A Streetcar Named Desire"

In anticipation of the St. Louis Premiere of André Previn's A Streetcar Named Desire at Union Avenue Opera, here are two excerpts from the opera's premiere at San Francisco Opera featuring Renée Fleming as Blanche DuBois. Take a moment to watch and listen, then get your tickets at if you haven't already. Don't miss this Streetcar!

"I Want Magic" from Act Three, Scene Two

"I Can Smell the Sea Air" from Act Three, Scene Four

The St. Louis Premiere of A Streetcar Named Desire opens Friday, August 1st and continues its run Aug 2, 8 & 9 at Union Avenue Opera, 733 N. Union Blvd. Performances begin at 8:00pm. Production sung in English with projected English supertitles. Tickets may be purchased online at or by calling 314-361-2881.

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