The Met ends its free streaming operas on Monday, July 26, 2021.
“After 70 weeks, 112 different operas, and more than 21.2 million views from 152 countries, our series of free Nightly Opera Streams reaches its grand finale,” the Met said.
The final free streaming opera was Un Ballo in Maschera.
“The Nightly Opera Streams come to an end with this 2012 performance of Verdi’s drama of intrigue and betrayal, chosen by viewers. The thrilling cast features Sondra Radvanovsky, Kathleen Kim, Stephanie Blythe, Marcelo Álvarez, and Dmitri Hvorostovsky, with Fabio Luisi on the podium. This stream can be viewed until 6:30PM ET Monday, July 26.”
The Met had been streaming a different Live HD opera every day since the beginning of the Coronavirus pandemic. To stream today’s free opera performance visit:
To watch on your TV you can cast it from your PC, tablet or app, or some TVs have access to the Met Opera TV App. If you have a Smart TV, search the available apps to find and install it. Then open the app and click on Browse & Free Preview. Then scroll down to Free Nightly Met Opera Streams, and click on the free opera Preview which is usually the first one listed.
The Met canceled its 2020-2021 season but is scheduled to return on September 27, 2021.
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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