Luciano Pavarotti, Renée Fleming, Renata Scotto, Cecilia Bartoli Headline Week 8 Of Metropolitan Opera Nightly Streams

By David Salazar

The Metropolitan Opera has announced Week eight of its weekly streams, which includes a number of renowned performances from the past.

This week the company is digging to the very first telecast ever produced as well as another historical performance.

Monday, May 4 – Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro

Conducted by James Levine, starring Renée Fleming, Cecilia Bartoli, Susanne Mentzer, Dwayne Croft, and Sir Bryn Terfel. Transmitted live on November 11, 1998.

Tuesday, May 5 – Thomas’s Hamlet

Conducted by Louis Langrée, starring Marlis Petersen, Jennifer Larmore, Simon Keenlyside, and James Morris. Transmitted live on March 27, 2010.

Wednesday, May 6 – Saariaho’s  “L’Amour de Loin

Conducted by Susanna Mälkki, starring Susanna Phillips, Tamara Mumford, and Eric Owens. Transmitted live on December 10, 2016.

Thursday, May 7 – R. Strauss’s “Capriccio”

Conducted by Sir Andrew Davis, starring Renée Fleming, Sarah Connolly, Joseph Kaiser, Russell Braun, Morten Frank Larsen, and Peter Rose. Transmitted live on April 23, 2011.

Friday, May 8 – Puccini’s “La Bohème” – Viewers’ Choice

Conducted by James Levine, starring Renata Scotto and Luciano Pavarotti. Transmitted live on March 15, 1977.

Saturday, May 9 – TBD

We will update this as soon as it is announced. 

Sunday, May 10 – Mascagni’s “Cavalleria Rusticana” and Leoncavallo’s “Pagliacci”

Conducted by Fabio Luisi. Cavalleria Rusticana: Starring Eva-Maria Westbroek, Marcelo Álvarez, and George Gagnidze. Pagliacci: Starring Patricia Racette, Marcelo Álvarez, and George Gagnidze. Transmitted live on April 25, 2015.