Renée Fleming, Anna Netrebko, Angela Gheorghiu Headline Week 5 of Metropolitan Opera’s Nightly Streams

By David Salazar

The Metropolitan Opera has announced Week 5 of its nightly streaming service.

For the first time in this programming, the company has allowed the fans to select one performance to be showcased. This week’s winner, scheduled for Friday April 17, 2020 will be Puccini’s “Madama Butterfly.”

Here are the rest of the operas set for next week’s streaming service.

Monday, April 13 – Dvořák’s “Rusalka”

Conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin, starring Renée Fleming and Piotr Beczała. Transmitted live on February 8, 2014.

Tuesday, April 14 – Mussorgsky’sBoris Godunov

Conducted by Valery Gergiev, starring René Pape. Transmitted live on October 23, 2010.

Wednesday, April 15 – Puccini’s “La Rondine

Conducted by Marco Armiliato, starring Angela Gheorghiu and Roberto Alagna. Transmitted live on January 10, 2009.

Thursday, April 16 – Rossini’sLe Comte Ory”

Conducted by Maurizio Benini, starring Diana Damrau, Joyce DiDonato, and Juan Diego Flórez. Transmitted live on April 9, 2011.

Friday, April 17 – Puccini’sMadama Butterfly

Conducted by Patrick Summers starring Patricia Racette, Marcello Giordani, and Dwayne Croft. Transmitted live on March 7, 2009. (Viewers’ Choice) 

Saturday, April 18 – Cilea’sAdriana Lecouvreur

Conducted by Gianandrea Noseda, starring Anna Netrebko, Anita Rachvelishvili, Piotr Beczała, and Ambrogio Maestri. Transmitted live on January 12, 2019.

Sunday, April 19 – R. Strauss’sDer Rosenkavalier”

Conducted by Sebastian Weigle, starring Renée Fleming, Elīna Garanča, Erin Morley, and Günther Groissböck. Transmitted live on May 13, 2017.