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Metropolitan Opera is streaming new slate of full operas for free every night this week

New York City’s Metropolitan Opera is rolling out a tenth week of free whole operas for home viewers every night, largely drawn from its popular series Live in HD.

New York City’s Metropolitan Opera is rolling out a tenth week of free whole operas for home viewers every night, largely drawn from its popular series Live in HD.

The Met’s lineup for May 18 through May 24 includes classics by Mozart, Wagner, Puccini, Verdi, Gounod and Massenet. The performances go live each night on the Met’s website at 7:30pm EDT, and may also be viewed through the Met Opera on Demand app. Each video stays up for 23 hours (until 6:30pm EDT the next day).

The full schedule for Week 10 is below:

Monday, May 18: Mozart’s Idomeneo 
Starring Nadine Sierra, Elza van den Heever, Alice Coote and Matthew Polenzani

Tuesday, May 19: Wagner’s Lohengrin
Starring Eva Marton, Leonie Rysanek, Peter Hofmann, Leif Roar and John Macurdy

Wednesday, May 20: Verdi’s Un Ballo in Maschera
Starring Sondra Radvanovsky, Kathleen Kim, Stephanie Blythe, Marcelo Álvarez and Dmitri Hvorostovsky

Thursday, May 21: Puccini’s Turandot
Starring Christine Goerke, Eleonora Buratto, Yusif Eyvazov and James Morris

Friday, May 22: Mozart’s Don Giovanni
Starring Joan Sutherland, James Morris and Gabriel Bacquier

Saturday, May 23: Gounod’s Faust 
Starring Marina Poplavskaya, Jonas Kaufmann, Russell Braun and René Pape 

Sunday, May 24: Massenet’s Manon 
Starring Anna Netrebko, Piotr Beczała and Paulo Szot

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