Luciano Pavarotti, Kiri Te Kanawa, Renée Fleming, Elīna Garanča, Natalie Dessay Headline Metropolitan Opera’s 69th Week of Nightly Streams

By David Salazar

The Metropolitan Opera has announced the 69th straight week of streams.

Per a press release, this week’s streams, which will be dedicated to the operas of Richard Strauss, will include several first-time broadcasts. Here is a breakdown of the schedule.

Week 69 – Strauss Week 

Monday, July 5 – Strauss’s “Der Rosenkavalier”

Starring Kiri Te Kanawa, Tatiana Troyanos, Judith Blegen, Luciano Pavarotti, Derek Hammond-Stroud, and Kurt Moll, conducted by James Levine. Production by Nathaniel Merrill. From October 7, 1982.

Tuesday, July 6 – Strauss’s “Elektra”

Starring Nina Stemme, Adrianne Pieczonka, Waltraud Meier, and Eric Owens, conducted by Esa-Pekka Salonen. Production by Patrice Chéreau. From April 30, 2016.

Wednesday, July 7 – Strauss’s “Ariadne auf Naxos”

Starring Deborah Voigt, Natalie Dessay, Susanne Mentzer, and Richard Margison, conducted by James Levine. Production by Elijah Moshinsky. From April 3, 2003.

Thursday, July 8 – Strauss’s “Capriccio”

Starring Renée Fleming, Sarah Connolly, Joseph Kaiser, Russell Braun, Morten Frank Larsen, and Peter Rose, conducted by Sir Andrew Davis. Production by John Cox. From April 23, 2011.

Friday, July 9- Strauss’s “Salome”

Starring Karita Mattila, Ildikó Komlósi, Kim Begley, Joseph Kaiser, and Juha Uusitalo, conducted by Patrick Summers. Production by Jürgen Flimm. From October 11, 2008.

Saturday, July 10 – Strauss’s “Arabella”

Starring Kiri Te Kanawa, Marie McLaughlin, Helga Dernesch, Natalie Dessay, David Kuebler, Wolfgang Brendel, and Donald McIntyre, conducted by Christian Thielemann. Production by Otto Schenk. From November 3, 1994.

Sunday, July 11 – Strauss’s “Der Rosenkavalier”

Starring Renée Fleming, Elīna Garanča, Erin Morley, Matthew Polenzani, Marcus Brück, and Günther Groissböck, conducted by Sebastian Weigle. Production by Robert Carsen. From May 13, 2017.