Anna Netrebko, Lisette Oropesa, Michael Fabiano, Luciano Pavarotti & Philip Glass Lead Week 58 & 59 of Metropolitan Opera Nightly Streams

The Metropolitan Opera has announced its next two weeks of streams, which include a plethora of famed opera stars, modern operas, and classic productions. The company will also showcase the streaming premiere of the 1984 telecast of Verdi’s “Simon Boccanegra,” starring Sherrill Milnes, Anna Tomowa-Sintow, and Vasile Moldoveanu and the 2000 telecast of Beethoven’s “Fidelio,” with Karita Mattila, Ben Heppner, {…}

Natalie Dessay, Aleksandra Kurzak, Samuel Ramey & Ramón Vargas Headline San Francisco Opera’s Opera is On Streaming Series

(Terrence McCarthy/ San Francisco Opera) The San Francisco Opera will continue its Opera is On series starting Oct. 31 and running through Nov. 29, 2020. The month begins with San Francisco Opera’s 2008 presentation of Donizetti’s “Lucia di Lammermoor” starring Natalie Dessay, Giuseppe Filianoti, Gabriele Viviani, and Oren Gradus. The production is directed by Graham Vick and Jean-Yves Ossonce conducts.  {…}

Leontyne Price, Anna Netrebko, Renée Fleming, Plácido Domingo & At Home Gala Headline Weeks 13 & 14 of Metropolitan Opera Nightly Streams

The Metropolitan Opera has announced Weeks 13 and 14 of its nightly streams. The streams will include music by Mozart, Bartok, Rossini, Handel, Verdi, and Glass. Also, audiences will get a chance to check out the At Home Gala once again. Monday, June 8 – Mozart’s La Clemenza di Tito Conducted by Harry Bicket; starring Lucy Crowe, Barbara Frittoli, Elīna Garanča, {…}

Metropolitan Opera 2018-19 Preview: Tatiana Troyanos, Renata Scotto, Susan Graham & The Major History Stars of ‘La Clemenza di Tito’ In NYC

Mozart’s “La Clemenza di Tito” has only had 45 performances to date at the Metropolitan Opera. Compared to other major works by the iconic composer, that number is rather low. The opera actually had its Met premiere on Oct. 18, 1984. It’s history with the company has been marked by a wide range of major stars in the three main {…}