Monday, September 21 marks the beginning of Puccini Week at the Metropolitan Opera with free streaming of the Italian master’s greatest operas.
The Metropolitan Opera has been streaming a different Live HD opera every day during the Coronavirus pandemic. The opera of the day is available starting at 7:30 pm ET and remains available until 6:30 pm the following day.
To stream the current performance visit:
To watch on your TV you can cast it from your PC, tablet or app, or some TVs have access to a Met Opera TV App. If you have a Smart TV, search the available apps to find and install it. Then open the app then click on Browse & Free Preview. Then scroll down to Free Nightly Met Opera Streams, then click on the free opera Preview which is usually the first one listed.
The Met has canceled the remainder of its live 2019-2020 season. Below is the schedule for the encore opera performances this week. Each stream becomes available at 7:30PM EDT and remains accessible for on-demand viewing until 6:30PM EDT the following day,
Below is the current schedule of free streaming from the Metropolitan Opera. You can get more details at: Free Met Opera Schedule Week 28
Week 28 (Puccini Week)
Note: Each show below is available starting at 7:30 pm ET and remains available until 6:30 pm the following day.
Monday, September 21
Puccini’s La Rondine
Conducted by Marco Armiliato; starring Angela Gheorghiu, Lisette Oropesa, Roberto Alagna, Marius Brenciu, and Samuel Ramey.Transmitted live on January 10, 2009.
Sunday, September 27
Puccini’s La Bohème
Starring Angela Gheorghiu, Ainhoa Arteta, Ramón Vargas, Ludovic Tézier, Quinn Kelsey, Oren Gradus, and Paul Plishka, conducted by Nicola Luisotti. From April 5, 2008.
Note: Many other streaming providers have 30-day free trial. For more details, visit: Guide to Free TV Streaming
Below are instructions on how to watch operas from the Met; you can find more videos at the Met Opera Youtube Channel.
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You can find previews of many of operas on the Met Opera Youtube Channel.
Royal Opera Free Shows
The Royal Opera House is also streaming free operas and ballets every week. To start streaming visit the Royal Opera House Youtube Channel