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Metropolitan Opera streaming free operas every night 7/27-8/2

Posted July 28, 2020 9:13 a.m. EDT

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. The first program, featuring Jonas Kaufmann, is available on demand now, and the series continues with Renée Fleming, live on August 1." See the details on their website.

Nightly Opera Streams Schedule: July 27 - August 2, 2020

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

Monday, July 27
Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor
Starring Natalie Dessay, Joseph Calleja, Ludovic Tézier, and Kwangchul Youn, conducted by Patrick Summers. From March 19, 2011.

Tuesday, July 28
Puccini’s Tosca
Starring Karita Mattila, Marcelo Álvarez, and George Gagnidze, conducted by Joseph Colaneri. From October 10, 2009.

Wednesday, July 29
Verdi’s Rigoletto
Starring Ileana Cotrubas, Plácido Domingo, and Cornell MacNeil, conducted by James Levine. From November 7, 1977.

Thursday, July 30
Verdi’s Il Trovatore
Starring Sondra Radvanovsky, Dolora Zajick, Marcelo Álvarez, and Dmitri Hvorostovsky, conducted by Marco Armiliato. From April 30, 2011.

Friday, July 31
Dvořák’s Rusalka
Starring Kristine Opolais, Katarina Dalayman, Jamie Barton, Brandon Jovanovich, and Eric Owens, conducted by Mark Elder. From February 25, 2017.

Saturday, August 1
Verdi’s Ernani
Starring Leona Mitchell, Luciano Pavarotti, Sherrill Milnes, and Ruggero Raimondi, conducted by James Levine. From December 17, 1983.

Sunday, August 2
Wagner’s Die Walküre
Starring Christine Goerke, Eva-Maria Westbroek, Jamie Barton, Stuart Skelton, Greer Grimsley, and Günther Groissböck, conducted by Philippe Jordan. From March 30, 2019.

Schedule courtesy www.metopera.org.

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