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Metropolitan Opera: Free Puccini operas streaming every night Sept. 21-27

Posted September 21, 2020 8:51 a.m. EDT
Updated September 21, 2020 9:02 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. See the details on their website.

Nightly Opera Streams Schedule: Sept. 21-27, 2020 (Puccini Week)

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

Monday, September 21
Puccini’s La Rondine
Conducted by Marco Armiliato; starring Angela Gheorghiu, Lisette Oropesa, Roberto Alagna, Marius Brenciu, and Samuel Ramey.Transmitted live on January 10, 2009.

Tuesday, September 22
Puccini’s La Fanciulla del West
Starring Deborah Voigt, Marcello Giordani, and Lucio Gallo, conducted by Nicola Luisotti. From January 8, 2011.

Wednesday, September 23
Puccini’s Manon Lescaut
Starring Kristine Opolais, Roberto Alagna, Massimo Cavalletti, and Brindley Sherratt, conducted by Fabio Luisi;. From March 5, 2016.

Thursday, September 24
Puccini’s Madama Butterfly
Starring Patricia Racette, Maria Zifchak, Marcello Giordani, and Dwayne Croft, conducted by Patrick Summers. From on March 7, 2009.

Friday, September 25
Puccini’s Tosca
Starring Sonya Yoncheva, Vittorio Grigolo, and Željko Lučić, conducted by Emmanuel Villaume. From January 27, 2018.

Saturday, September 26
Puccini’s Turandot
Starring Christine Goerke, Eleonora Buratto, Yusif Eyvazov, and James Morris, conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin. From October 12, 2019.

Sunday, September 27
Puccini’s La Bohème
Starring Angela Gheorghiu, Ainhoa Arteta, Ramón Vargas, Ludovic Tézier, Quinn Kelsey, Oren Gradus, and Paul Plishka, conducted by Nicola Luisotti. From April 5, 2008.

Schedule courtesy www.metopera.org.

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