The Met Opera has been brightening the lives of our audience members even while their stage is dark. Each day, a different encore presentation from the company’s Live in HD series is being made available for free streaming on the Met website, with each performance available for a period of 23 hours, from 7:30 p.m. EDT ( + 14 hours for Sydney time) until 6:30 p.m.( + 14 hours) the following day. The schedule will include outstanding complete performances from the past 14 years of cinema transmissions, starring all of opera’s greatest singers.
The 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.
This week’s offerings:
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