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Metropolitan Opera: Free operatic comedies every night Oct. 19-25

The Metropolitan Opera is streaming free encore opera performances every night during the pandemic. Read on for the performance schedule this week which they are calling, "Operatic Comedies."

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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: Oct. 19-25, 2020 (Operatic Comedies)

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, October 19
Rossini’s Il Barbiere di Siviglia

Starring Joyce DiDonato, Juan Diego Flórez, Peter Mattei, John Del Carlo, and John Relyea, conducted by Maurizio Benini. From March 24, 2007.

Tuesday, October 20
Lehár’s The Merry Widow

Starring Renée Fleming, Kelli O’Hara, Nathan Gunn, Alek Shrader, and Thomas Allen, conducted by Sir Andrew Davis. From January 17, 2015.

Wednesday, October 21
Mozart’s Così fan tutte

Starring Amanda Majeski, Serena Malfi, Kelli O’Hara, Ben Bliss, Adam Plachetka, and Christopher Maltman, conducted by David Robertson. From March 31, 2018.

Thursday, October 22
Rossini’s La Cenerentola

Starring Cecilia Bartoli, Ramón Vargas, Simone Alaimo, and Alessandro Corbelli, conducted by James Levine. From October 27, 1997.

Friday, October 23
Verdi’s Falstaff

Starring Mirella Freni, Barbara Bonney, Marilyn Horne, Bruno Pola, and Paul Plishka, conducted by James Levine. From October 10, 1992.

Saturday, October 24
Rossini’s Le Comte Ory

Starring Diana Damrau, Joyce DiDonato, Susanne Resmark, Juan Diego Flórez, Stéphane Degout, and Michele Pertusi, conducted by Maurizio Benini. From April 9, 2011.

Sunday, October 25
Strauss’s Der Rosenkavalier

Starring Renée Fleming, Elīna Garanča, Erin Morley, Matthew Polenzani, Marcus Brück, and Günther Groissböck, conducted by Sebastian Weigle. From May 13, 2017.

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