Posted May 11, 2020
The Metropolitan Opera continues its free daily streaming of past productions starring many of opera’s greatest singers. Each opera that the Met streams daily is available for 23 hours, beginning at 7:30 p.m. EDT until 6:30 p.m. the following day. The Met website contains background information on each opera. Here in North Carolina, Piedmont Opera’s Facebook page features James Allbritten and Steve LaCosse discussing each opera. The discussions begin at noon and remain posted.
To access the Met streams, click on the following link: https://www.metopera.org/user-information/nightly-met-opera-streams/. The Met 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.
- Monday, May 11: Massenet’s Werther
- Tuesday, May 12: Ades’s The Tempest
- Wednesday, May 13: Strauss’s Ariadne auf Naxos
- Thursday, May 14: Britten’s Peter Grimes
- Friday, May 15: Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor
- Saturday, May 16: Verdi’s Rigoletto
- Sunday, May 17: Verdi’s Nabucco
OTHER OPERA STREAMING OPTIONS
Bayerischer Staatsoper TV: https://www.staatsoper.de/en/schedule/schedule/all.html
DeutscheOperPerformance Index: https://www.deutscheoperberlin.de
La Fenice on uTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/TeatroFeniceVenezia
Opern Haus: https://www.opernhaus.ch/en/spielplan/streaming/
Royal Opera House: https://www.youtube.com/user/RoyalOperaHouse
EXPLORE THE LYRIC’S RING
The Lyric Opera of Chicago: Having cancelled the three scheduled Ring Cycles for April and May 2020, The Lyric Opera of Chicago is offering an on-line learning alternative called “Explore Lyric’s Ring.” Available at www.lyricopera.org.
COMPREHENSIVE RESOURCE FOR STREAMING ALL CLASSICAL MUSIC
A comprehensive resource for live streaming of opera and other classical music is www.bachtrack.com.