Beverly Sills, Jessye Norman Joyce DiDonato, Juan Diego Flórez Headline Week 16 of Metropolitan Opera’s Nightly Streams

By David Salazar

The Metropolitan Opera has announced week 16 of its Nightly Streams.

This coming week’s streams feature a wide range of options including a showcase starring Beverly Sills, Shostakovich opera, a classic Ring performance, some Bel Canto magic, and a historic performance from the 2018-19 season.

Monday, June 29 – Donizetti’s La Fille du Régiment

Conducted by Enrique Mazzola; starring Pretty Yende, Stephanie Blythe, Kathleen Turner, Javier Camarena, and Maurizio Muraro. Transmitted live on March 2, 2019.

Tuesday, June 30 – Wagner’s Die Walküre (Viewer’s Choice)

Conducted by James Levine; starring Hildegard Behrens, Jessye Norman, Christa Ludwig, Gary Lakes, James Morris, and Kurt Moll. From April 8, 1989.

Wednesday, July 1 – Shostakovich’s The Nose

Conducted by Pavel Smelkov; starring Andrey Popov, Alexander Lewis, and Paulo Szot. Transmitted live on October 26, 2013.

Thursday, July 2 – Bizet’s Carmen

Conducted by Pablo Heras-Casado; starring Anita Hartig, Anita Rachvelishvili, Aleksandrs Antonenko, and Ildar Abdrazakov. Transmitted live on November 1, 2014.

Friday, July 3 – Mozart’s Don Giovanni

Conducted by Fabio Luisi; starring Marina Rebeka, Barbara Frittoli, Mojca Erdmann, Ramón Vargas, Mariusz Kwiecień, Luca Pisaroni, and Štefan Kocán. Transmitted live on October 29, 2011.

Saturday, July 4 – Donizetti’s Don Pasquale

Conducted by Nicola Rescigno; starring Beverly Sills, Alfredo Kraus, Håkan Hagegård, and Gabriel Bacquier. Transmitted live on January 11, 1979.

Sunday, July 5 – Rossini’s La Donna del Lago

Conducted by Michele Mariotti; starring Joyce DiDonato, Daniela Barcellona, Juan Diego Flórez, John Osborn, and Oren Gradus. Transmitted live on March 14, 2015.