Rhinegold A scene from Wagner's Lohengrin with Peter Hofmann in the title role, John Macurdy as King Henry, and Eva Marton as Elsa. Photo: Met Opera Archives

Simon Smith

Streaming schedule from the Met

10:37, 20th May 2020

The Met will be streaming the following operas from its archive for free. Transmissions are available for viewing for 23 hours from the start time, which in the UK is 00:30 (12:30am) unless otherwise stated, starting on the next day from the scheduled streaming time in New York, which is five hours earlier. 


Wednesday, May 20 – Wagner’s LohengrinClassic Telecast
Conducted by James Levine, starring Eva Marton, Leonie Rysanek, Peter Hofmann, Leif Roar, and John Macurdy. Transmitted live on January 10, 1986.

Thursday, May 20 – Verdi’s Un Ballo in Maschera
Conducted by Fabio Luisi, starring Sondra Radvanovsky, Kathleen Kim, Stephanie Blythe, Marcelo Álvarez, and Dmitri Hvorostovsky. Transmitted live on December 8, 2012.

Friday, May 21 – Puccini’s Turandot
Conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin, starring Christine Goerke, Eleonora Buratto, Yusif Eyvazov, and James Morris. Transmitted live on October 12, 2019.

Saturday, May 22 – Mozart’s Don Giovanni – Viewers’ Choice
Conducted by Richard Bonynge, starring Joan Sutherland, James Morris, and Gabriel Bacquier. Transmitted live on March 16, 1978.

Sunday, May 23 – Gounod’s Faust
Conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin, starring Marina Poplavskaya, Jonas Kaufmann, Russell Braun, and René Pape. Transmitted live on December 10, 2011.

Monday, May 24 – Massenet’s Manon
Conducted by Fabio Luisi, starring Anna Netrebko, Piotr Beczała, and Paulo Szot. Transmitted live on April 7, 2012.

Tuesday, May 26 – Berlioz’s La Damnation de Faust
Conducted by James Levine; starring Susan Graham, Marcello Giordani, and John Relyea. Transmitted live on November 22, 2008.

Wednesday, May 27 – Verdi’s Ernani
Conducted by Marco Armiliato; starring Angela Meade, Marcello Giordani, Dmitri Hvorostovsky, and Ferruccio Furlanetto. Transmitted live on February 25, 2012.

Thursday, May 28 – Puccini’s Manon Lescaut
Conducted by James Levine; starring Renata Scotto, Plácido Domingo, and Pablo Elvira. Transmitted live on March 29, 1980.

Friday, May 29 – Berlioz’s Les Troyens
Conducted by Fabio Luisi; starring Deborah Voigt, Susan Graham, Bryan Hymel, and Dwayne Croft. Transmitted live on January 5, 2013.

Saturday, May 30 – Bellini’s La Sonnambula (Viewer’s Choice)
Conducted by ; starring Natalie Dessay and . Transmitted live on March 21, 2009.


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