Items of Interest
Nightly Opera Streams: I Puritani
In Bellini’s dazzling drama stars Anna Netrebko as Elvira, Eric Cutler as Arturo, Franco Vassallo as Riccardo, and John Relyea as Giorgio. Patrick Summers conducts Sandro Sequi’s classic staging. This stream can be viewed until 6:30PM ET Tuesday, May 18.
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Nightly Opera Streams, May 17–23
Thrilling trills, hair-raising high notes, and death-defying descents into madness abound in this lineup of operas featuring some of the repertory’s greatest mad scenes. Peruse the schedule and dive into a selection of supplemental content.
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Wagnerians Live in Concert
Don’t miss sopranos Christine Goerke and Elza van den Heever, tenor Andreas Schager, and baritone Michael Volle in a program of soaring selections by Wagner and Strauss, transmitted via satellite from the grand Hessisches Staatstheater in Wiesbaden, Germany. Available on demand through May 21.
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.
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.
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.