The Met Announces DON GIOVANNI, FAUST and More For Week 10 of Nightly Met Opera Streams
The Met has announced the Week 10 schedule for its Nightly Met Opera Streams, a free series of encore Live in HD presentations streamed on the company website during the coronavirus closure. Each opera streamed on Fridays is chosen by viewers; the May 22 Viewers' Choice title is the Met's 1978 telecast of Mozart's Don Giovanni, starring James Morris in the title role, and Joan Sutherland as Donna Anna.
All Nightly Met Opera Streams begin at 7:30pm and remain available via metopera.org for 23 hours. The performances are also accessible on all Met Opera on Demand apps.
"We'd like to provide some grand opera solace to opera lovers in these extraordinarily difficult times," said Met General Manager Peter Gelb. "Every night, we'll be offering a different complete operatic gem, including performances from our collection of HD presentations from the past 14 years, as well as classic telecasts from the last four decades."
Here is the schedule for the tenth week of streams:
Monday, May 18 - Mozart's Idomeneo
Tuesday, May 19 - Wagner's Lohengrin - Classic Telecast
Conducted by James Levine, starring Eva Marton, Leonie Rysanek, Peter Hofmann, Leif Roar, and John Macurdy. Transmitted live on January 10, 1986.
Wednesday, May 20 - Verdi's Un Ballo in Maschera
Thursday, May 21 - Puccini's Turandot
Friday, May 22 - Mozart's Don Giovanni - Viewers' Choice
Saturday, 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.
Sunday, May 24 - Massenet's Manon