Met Opera Streams HD Productions Free

During this extraordinary and difficult time, New York’s Metropolitan Opera brightens the lives of our audience members and opera lovers around the world even while its stage is dark. Each day, a different encore presentation from the company’s Live in HD series is being made available for free streaming on the Met website, with each performance available for a period of 23 hours, from 7:30 p.m. EDT until 6:30 p.m. the following day. The schedule will include outstanding complete performances from the past 14 years of cinema transmissions, starring all of opera’s greatest singers.

The streams are also available through the Met Opera on Demand apps for Apple, Amazon, and Roku devices and Samsung Smart TV. To access them without logging in, click “Browse and Preview” in the apps for connected TV, and “Explore the App” on tablets and mobile devices.

There is wealth of additional information here.

This week’s programme:

Tuesday, April 14
Mussorgsky’s Boris Godunov
Starring René Pape, conducted by Valery Gergiev. From October 23, 2010.

Wednesday, April 15
Puccini’s La Rondine
Starring Angela Gheorghiu and Roberto Alagna, conducted by Marco Armiliato. From January 10, 2009.

Thursday, April 16
Rossini’s Le Comte Ory
Starring Diana Damrau, Joyce DiDonato, and Juan Diego Flórez, conducted by Maurizio Benini. From April 9, 2011.

Friday, April 17
Viewers’ Choice: Puccini’s Madama Butterfly
Starring Patricia Racette, Marcello Giordani, and Dwayne Croft, conducted by Patrick Summers. From March 7, 2009.

Saturday, April 18
Cilea’s Adriana Lecouvreur
Starring Anna Netrebko, Anita Rachvelishvili, Piotr Beczała, and Ambrogio Maestri, conducted by Gianandrea Noseda. From January 12, 2019.

Sunday, April 19
Strauss’s Der Rosenkavalier
Starring Renée Fleming, Elīna Garanča, Erin Morley, and Günther Groissböck, conducted by Sebastian Weigle. From May 13, 2017.

 
Posted on April 14, 2020 @ 12.28
 

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