New York’s Metropolitan Opera is continuing its weekly free opera series today with a performance of Mozart’s “Idomeneo.” The opera was recorded in March 2017 and stars Nadine Sierra, Elza van den Heever, Alice Coote and Matthew Polenzani.
Tonight’s performance is the first is a lineup of new streams this week. Each goes live on the opera’s website at 7:30 p.m. EST and remains available until 6:30 p.m. the following day.
Here’s the full lineup for this week:
Monday, May 18
Starring Nadine Sierra, Elza van den Heever, Alice Coote and Matthew Polenzani, conducted by James Levine. From March 25, 2017.
Tuesday, May 19
Starring Eva Marton, Leonie Rysanek, Peter Hofmann, Leif Roar and John Macurdy, conducted by James Levine. From January 10, 1986.
Wednesday, May 20
Verdi’s “Un Ballo in Maschera”
Starring Sondra Radvanovsky, Kathleen Kim, Stephanie Blythe, Marcelo Álvarez and Dmitri Hvorostovsky, conducted by Fabio Luisi. From December 8, 2012.
Thursday, May 21
Starring Christine Goerke, Eleonora Buratto, Yusif Eyvazov and James Morris, conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin. From October 12, 2019.
Friday, May 22
Mozart’s “Don Giovanni”
Starring Joan Sutherland, James Morris and Gabriel Bacquier, conducted by Richard Bonynge. From March 16, 1978.
Saturday, May 23
Starring Marina Poplavskaya, Jonas Kaufmann and René Pape, conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin. From December 10, 2011.
Sunday, May 24
Starring Anna Netrebko, Piotr Beczała and Paulo Szot, conducted by Fabio Luisi. From April 7, 2012.