Anna Netrebko, Leontyne Price, Jonas Kaufmann & Renée Fleming Highlight Metropolitan Opera Matinee Broadcasts

The Metropolitan Opera has announced the 2020-21 season encore radio broadcast. The company will broadcast encore recordings starting Dec. 5 at 1 p.m. with Mary Jo Heath hosting and Ira Siff as a commentator for the broadcasts. The broadcasts will also include dynamic intermission features, live backstage interviews with artists, and the ever-popular Opera Quiz. The broadcasts begin with Prokofiev’s “War {…}

Renée Fleming, Renata Scotto, Joyce DiDonato, Juan Diego Flórez, Mirella Freni Headline Weeks 32 & 33 of Metropolitan Opera Nightly Streams

The Metropolitan Opera has announced the next two weeks of its streaming slate which will focus on opera’s greatest comedies and political dramas. Renée Fleming and Joyce DiDonato lead the way, appearing in three different streams each over the course of the two weeks. Here is a full rundown. Week 32– Operatic Comedies Monday, October 19 – Rossini’s Il Barbiere di {…}

Anna Netrebko, Juan Diego Flórez, Lawrence Brownlee, Joyce DiDonato, Elīna Garanča Headline Week 27 of Metropolitan Opera Nightly Streams

The Metropolitan Opera has announced week 27 of its Nightly Streams, which will center on Bel Canto Classics. Here is a full rundown of the schedule which features some of opera’s greatest stars making multiple appearances throughout the week. Monday, September 14 – Donizetti’s Don Pasquale Starring Anna Netrebko, Matthew Polenzani, Mariusz Kwiecień, and John Del Carlo; conducted by James Levine. {…}