Items of Interest
Nightly Opera Stream: Hamlet
Simon Keenlyside headlines Thomas’s masterful Shakespeare adaptation, which also stars Marlis Petersen as Ophélie, Jennifer Larmore as Gertrude, and James Morris as Claudius. Louis Langrée conducts. This stream can be viewed until 6:30PM ET Thursday, May 6.
Christa Ludwig, 1928–2021
The Met mourns the death of one of the great singers of the 20th century, German mezzo-soprano Christa Ludwig.
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Nightly Opera Streams, May 3–9
Celebrate Mother’s Day with a week of free streams showcasing some of the best—and worst—operatic moms. Peruse the lineup and dive into a collection of supplemental content.
Aria Code: Dawn Upshaw on The Rake’s Progress
Don’t miss the latest episode of our Aria Code podcast, created in collaboration with WQXR. In this installment, host Rhiannon Giddens speaks with soprano Dawn Upshaw about the virtuous Anne Trulove’s aria “No word from Tom” from Stravinsky’s The Rake’s Progress.
Black Voices at the Met
Our exhibition chronicling the extensive contributions made by African American artists at the Met and the decades-long struggle for racial equality at the nation's leading opera company—originally installed in the opera house in connection with the 2019 new production of Porgy and Bess—is now available in digital format.
Watch the National Council Auditions Final Rounds
The 2021 National Council Auditions Semifinals and Grand Finals Concert—normally held on the Met stage—will be free and open to the public, streamed live from different locations around the world on Sunday, May 9, at 11AM, and Sunday, May 16, at 3PM, respectively.
Nightly Opera Streams: Upcoming Schedule
Each day while the house is dark, a different encore presentation from the company’s Live in HD series is being made available for free streaming. Learn more about the initiative and explore the upcoming schedule.