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Metropolitan Opera: Free opera every night Jan. 11-17

Posted January 11, 2021 7:44 a.m. EST
Updated January 11, 2021 11:56 a.m. EST

FILE - In this Aug. 1, 2014, file photo, pedestrians make their way in front of the Metropolitan Opera house at New York's Lincoln Center. (AP Poto/John Minchillo, File)

The Metropolitan Opera is streaming free encore presentations every night during the pandemic from the Live in HD series on their website.

Each stream becomes available at 7:30 p.m. EDT and remains accessible for on-demand viewing until 6:30 p.m. the following day. See all the details including the schedule for each week on their website.

Met Stars Live in Concert: The Met is also offering a new pay-per-view concert series with top artists. According to their website, "If you enjoy the Nightly Opera Streams, be sure not to miss our groundbreaking new pay-per-view concert series, presenting opera’s greatest stars performing live via satellite from striking locations across Europe and the U.S. See the details on their website.

Nightly Opera Streams Schedule:

The theme this week is titled: "Renée Fleming Week."

This schedule can change at any time so be sure to check the most up to date information on their website.

The following schedule is courtesy www.metopera.org.

Monday, January 11
Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro
Starring Renée Fleming, Cecilia Bartoli, Susanne Mentzer, Dwayne Croft, and Bryn Terfel, conducted by James Levine. From November 11, 1998.

Tuesday, January 12
Massenet’s Thaïs
Starring Renée Fleming, Michael Schade, and Thomas Hampson, conducted by Jesús López-Cobos. From December 20, 2008.

Wednesday, January 13
Strauss’ Der Rosenkavalier
Starring Renée Fleming, Christine Schäfer, Susan Graham, Eric Cutler, Thomas Allen, and Kristinn Sigmundsson, conducted by Edo de Waart. From January 9, 2010.

Thursday, January 14
Rossini’s Armida
Starring Renée Fleming, Lawrence Brownlee, Barry Banks, John Osborn, and Kobie van Rensburg, conducted by Riccardo Frizza. From May 1, 2010.

Friday, January 15
Strauss’ Capriccio
Starring Renée Fleming, Sarah Connolly, Joseph Kaiser, Russell Braun, Morten Frank Larsen, and Peter Rose, conducted by Sir Andrew Davis. From April 23, 2011.

Saturday, January 16
Handel’s Rodelinda
Starring Renée Fleming, Stephanie Blythe, Andreas Scholl, Iestyn Davies, Joseph Kaiser, and Shenyang, conducted by Harry Bicket. From December 3, 2011.

Sunday, January 17
Dvořák’s Rusalka
Starring Renée Fleming, Emily Magee, Dolora Zajick, Piotr Beczala, and John Relyea, conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin. From February 8, 2014.

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