Highlights include the classic telecasts of
Verdi’s Rigoletto with Cornell MacNeil, Ileana Cotrubas, and
Plácido Domingo, and
Verdi’s Ernani with Leona Mitchell and Luciano Pavarotti
New York, NY (July 21, 2020)—The Met has announced the Week 20 schedule for its Nightly Met Opera Streams,a free series of encore Live in HD presentations and classic telecasts streamed on the company website during the coronavirus closure.
All Nightly Met Opera Streams begin at 7:30pm and remain available via metopera.org for 23 hours. The performances are also accessible on all Met Opera on Demand apps.
Monday, July 27 – Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor
Starring Natalie Dessay, Joseph Calleja, Ludovic Tézier, and Kwangchul Youn, conducted by Patrick Summers. From March 19, 2011.
Tuesday, July 28 – Puccini’s Tosca
Starring Karita Mattila, Marcelo Álvarez, and George Gagnidze, conducted by Joseph Colaneri. From October 10, 2009.
Wednesday, July 29 – Verdi’s Rigoletto (Classic Telecast)
Starring Ileana Cotrubas, Plácido Domingo, and Cornell MacNeil, conducted by James Levine. From November 7, 1977.
Thursday, July 30 – Dvořák’s Rusalka
Starring Kristine Opolais [pictured in role], Katarina Dalayman, Jamie Barton, Brandon Jovanovich, and Eric Owens, conducted by Mark Elder. From February 25, 2017.
Friday, July 31 – Verdi’s Il Trovatore
Starring Sondra Radvanovsky, Dolora Zajick, Marcelo Álvarez, and Dmitri Hvorostovsky, conducted by Marco Armiliato. From April 30, 2011.
Saturday, August 1 – Verdi’s Ernani (Classic Telecast)
Starring Leona Mitchell, Luciano Pavarotti, Sherrill Milnes, and Ruggero Raimondi, conducted by James Levine. From December 17, 1983.
Sunday, August 2 – Wagner’s Die Walküre
Starring Christine Goerke, Eva-Maria Westbroek, Jamie Barton, Stuart Skelton, Greer Grimsley, and Günther Groissböck, conducted by Philippe Jordan. From March 30, 2019