Luciano Pavarotti, Kathleen Battle, Anna Netrebko, Rosalind Elias, Plácido Domingo Headline Metropolitan Opera Nightly Streams Week 23By David Salazar
For the 23rd straight week, the Metropolitan Opera will be presenting nightly streams.
This week’s selections featuring more major works from the standard repertory with a couple of rare treats mixed in. Major opera stars like Anna Netrebko, Aprile Millo, Plácido Domingo, Renata Scotto, Luciano Pavarotti, and Kathleen Battle will be among the major headliners.
Monday, August 17 – Puccini’s “Tosca”
Starring Patricia Racette, Roberto Alagna, and George Gagnidze, conducted by Riccardo Frizza. From November 9, 2013.
Tuesday, August 18 – Zandonai’s “Francesca da Rimini” (Classic Telecast)
Starring Renata Scotto, Plácido Domingo, and Cornell MacNeil, conducted by James Levine. From April 7, 1984.
Wednesday, August 19 – Tchaikovsky’s “Eugene Onegin”
Starring Anna Netrebko, Elena Maximova, Alexey Dolgov, Peter Mattei, and Štefan Kocán, conducted by Robin Ticciati. From April 22, 2017.
Thursday, August 20 – Verdi’s “Un Ballo in Maschera” (Classic Telecast)
Starring Aprile Millo, Harolyn Blackwell, Florence Quivar, Luciano Pavarotti, and Leo Nucci, conducted by James Levine. From January 26, 1991.
Friday, August 21 – Verdi’s “Simon Boccanegra”
Starring Adrianne Pieczonka, Marcello Giordani, Plácido Domingo, and James Morris, conducted by James Levine. From February 6, 2010.
Saturday, August 22 – Rossini’s “Il Barbiere di Siviglia” (Classic Telecast)
Starring Kathleen Battle, Rockwell Blake, Leo Nucci, Enzo Dara, and Ferruccio Furlanetto, conducted by Ralf Weikert. From December 3, 1988.
Sunday, August 23 – Humperdinck’s “Hansel and Gretel” (Classic Telecast)
Starring Judith Blegen, Frederica von Stade, Jean Kraft, Rosalind Elias, and Michael Devlin, conducted by Thomas Fulton. From December 25, 1982.