The Metropolitan Opera cancelled performances during the coronavirus outbreak through March 31, but you can catch free nightly streams of encore presentations from Met Opera Live in HD series.
The shows begin on Monday, March 16th, 2020, and will begin at 7:30 p.m. each evening. They will be available on metopera.org for 20 hours, and will also be viewable on all Met Opera on Demand apps.
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Nightly Opera Streams, July 20–July 26
Monday, July 20
Rossini’s Il Barbiere di Siviglia
Starring Isabel Leonard, Lawrence Brownlee, Christopher Maltman, and Maurizio Muraro, conducted by Michele Mariotti. From November 11, 2014.
Tuesday, July 21
Starring Éva Marton, Tatiana Troyanos, Richard Cassilly, Bernd Weikl, and John Macurdy, conducted by James Levine. From December 20, 1982.
Wednesday, July 22
Starring Maria Guleghina, Dimitri Pittas, Željko Lučić, and John Relyea, conducted by James Levine. From January 12, 2008.
Thursday, July 23
Gounod’s Roméo et Juliette
Starring Anna Netrebko, Roberto Alagna, Nathan Gunn, and Robert Lloyd, conducted by Plácido Domingo. From December 15, 2007.
Friday, July 24
Starring Mirella Freni, Barbara Bonney, Marilyn Horne, Bruno Pola, and Paul Plishka, conducted by James Levine. From October 10, 1992.
Saturday, July 25
Strauss’s Der Rosenkavalier
Starring Renée Fleming, Christine Schäfer, Susan Graham, and Kristinn Sigmundsson, conducted by Edo de Waart. From January 9, 2010.
Sunday, July 26
Puccini’s La Fanciulla del West
Starring Eva-Maria Westbroek, Jonas Kaufmann, and Željko Lučić, conducted by Marco Armiliato. From October 27, 2018.
We’ll update the schedule as more options are made available!
More Virtual Events
Since all local events have been cancelled, we’ll be adding virtual events to our website to help keep you entertained at home. Check out the developing schedule here!
Saturday, August 8, 2020
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