Kiri Te Kanawa, Roberto Alagna, Joyce DiDonato, René Pape, Plácido Domingo Headline Week 21 of Metropolitan Opera’s Nightly StreamsBy David Salazar
The Metropolitan Opera has announced the 21st week of its nightly streams.
This week’s slates will feature a number of notable artists as well as performances dating between 1992 through 2020.
Monday, August 3 – Mozart’s The Magic Flute
Starring Ying Huang, Erika Miklósa, Matthew Polenzani, Nathan Gunn, and René Pape, conducted by James Levine. From December 30, 2006.
Tuesday, August 4 – Offenbach’s Les Contes d’Hoffmann
Starring Erin Morley, Hibla Gerzmava, Kate Lindsey, Christine Rice, Vittorio Grigolo, and Thomas Hampson, conducted by Yves Abel. From January 31, 2015.
Wednesday, August 5 – Verdi’s Simon Boccanegra (Classic Telecast)
Starring Kiri Te Kanawa, Plácido Domingo, Vladimir Chernov, and Robert Lloyd, conducted by James Levine. From January 26, 1995.
Thursday, August 6 – Puccini’s Madama Butterfly
Starring Kristine Opolais, Maria Zifchak, Roberto Alagna, and Dwayne Croft, conducted by Karel Mark Chichon. From April 2, 2016.
Friday, August 7 – Wagner’s Parsifal (Classic Telecast)
Starring Waltraud Meier, Siegfried Jerusalem, Bernd Weikl, and Kurt Moll, conducted by James Levine. From March 28, 1992.
Saturday, August 8 – Handel’s Agrippina
Starring Brenda Rae, Joyce DiDonato, Kate Lindsey, Iestyn Davies, Duncan Rock, and Matthew Rose, conducted by Harry Bicket. From February 29, 2020.
Sunday, August 9 – Mozart’s Don Giovanni
Starring Hibla Gerzmava, Malin Byström, Serena Malfi, Paul Appleby, Simon Keenlyside, and Adam Plachetka, conducted by Fabio Luisi. From October 22, 2016.