Luciano Pavarotti, Renata Scotto, Shirley Verrett, Angela Gheorghiu, Roberto Alagna Headline Metropolitan Opera’s 70th Week of Nightly Streams

(Credit: met Opera Archives) The Metropolitan Opera has announced its 70th straight week of nightly streams. In keeping with its theme-based programming, the company has announced that this coming week will be dominated by the operas of Giacomo Puccini, including the first-ever stream of “La Fanciulla del West” starring Barbara Daniels. Here’s a full rundown of the week ahead. Monday, {…}

Renata Scotto, Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Sonya Yoncheva, Jamie Barton Headline Weeks 66, 67, & 68 of Metropolitan Opera’s Nightly Streams

The Metropolitan Opera has announced its next three weeks of nightly streams. The first week will center on Father’s Day, and the following week will celebrate Pride Month, highlighting great performances by artists from the LGBTQ+ community. The final week will be focused on American composers. Additionally, the 1997 telecast of Britten’s “Billy Budd,” featuring Philip Langridge, Dwayne Croft, and {…}

Leontyne Price, Mirella Freni, Anna Netrebko, Luciano Pavarotti Headline Metropolitan Opera Nightly Streams in March 2021

The Metropolitan Opera has announced its next two weeks of streams, which include a plethora of famed opera stars. There will also be some premiere streams of classic telecasts. The first week of March will be dedicated to celebrating Women’s History Month while the second will focus on Verismo works. Here is a breakdown. Week 51 – Celebrating Women’s History {…}

Renée Fleming, Anna Netrebko, Joyce DiDonato, Juan Diego Flórez Headline Next 2 Weeks of Metropolitan Opera Nightly Streams

The Metropolitan Opera has announced its next two weeks of weekly streams which will kick off with an entire week dedicated to opera’s greatest rivalries. Then the company will pay tribute to one of the greatest stars of the last few decades. Here is a look. Week 43– Epic Rivalries Monday, January 4 – Cilea’s Adriana Lecouvreur Starring Anna Netrebko, Anita {…}

Angela Gheorghiu, Sonya Yoncheva, Christine Goerke, Ramón Vargas Headline Week 28 of Metropolitan Opera Nightly Streams

The Metropolitan Opera has announced week 28 of its Nightly Streams, which will center on Puccini. Here is a full rundown of the schedule which features some of opera’s greatest stars making multiple appearances throughout the week. All Nightly Met Opera Streams begin at 7:30 p.m. and remain available via for 23 hours. The performances are also accessible on all {…}

Jonas Kaufmann, Angel Blue, Joyce DiDonato, Anna Netrebko, Eric Owens Headline Weeks 25 & 26 of Metropolitan Opera Nightly Streams

(Credit: Met Opera / Ken Howard / Marty Sohl) The Met Opera has unveiled its 25 and 26th weeks of streaming, continuing its theme-based streaming options. For week 25, the company will focus on 20th-century classics, while the ensuing week of streams will place an emphasis on French operas. Monday, August 31 – R. Strauss’s Elektra Starring Nina Stemme, Adrianne Pieczonka, Waltraud {…}

Plácido Domingo, Luciano Pavarotti, Anna Netrebko, Renée Fleming, Shirley Verrett Headline Weeks 11 & 12 of Metropolitan Opera Nightly Streams

For the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic shutdown theaters around the world, the Metropolitan Opera has announced not one but two weeks of nightly streams in advance. The next few weeks feature a mix of more recent performances with some classic showcases from decades ago. Here’s the rundown. Monday, May 25 – Berlioz’s La Damnation de Faust Conducted by James {…}

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

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 {…}

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

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, {…}