The Metropolitan Opera has free Live HD operas available on demand; here is the schedule through July 12, 2020.
Highlights this week include Puccini’s Madama Butterfly and Wagner’s Tristan und Isolde .
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The Met has canceled the remainder of its live 2019-2020 season. The Met makes one performance available for streaming at 7:30 pm daily; the show continues to be available for replay for the next 20 hours.
Below is the schedule for the encore opera performances this week. You can get more details at: Free Opera Schedule
Monday, July 6
Puccini’s La Bohème
Starring Sonya Yoncheva, Susanna Phillips, Michael Fabiano, Lucas Meachem, Alexey Lavrov, and Matthew Rose, conducted by Marco Armiliato. From February 24, 2018.
Tuesday, July 7
Verdi’s Il Trovatore
Starring Éva Marton, Dolora Zajick, Luciano Pavarotti, and Sherrill Milnes, conducted by James Levine. From October 15, 1988.
Wednesday, July 8
Mozart’s Così fan tutte
Starring Susanna Phillips, Isabel Leonard, Danielle de Niese, Matthew Polenzani, Rodion Pogossov, and Maurizio Muraro, conducted by James Levine. From April 26, 2014.
Thursday, July 9
Zandonai’s Francesca da Rimini
Starring Eva-Maria Westbroek, Marcello Giordani, and Mark Delavan, conducted by Marco Armiliato. From March 16, 2013.
Friday, July 10
Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin
Starring Anna Netrebko, Piotr Beczała, Mariusz Kwiecień, and Alexei Tanovitski, conducted by Valery Gergiev. From October 5, 2013.
Saturday, July 11
Puccini’s Madama Butterfly
Starring Hui He, Elizabeth DeShong, Bruce Sledge, and Paulo Szot, conducted by Pier Giorgio Morandi. From November 9, 2019.
Sunday, July 12
Viewers’ Choice: Wagner’s Tristan und Isolde
Starring Jane Eaglen, Katarina Dalayman, Ben Heppner, Hans-Joachim Ketelsen, and René Pape, conducted by James Levine. From December 18, 1999.
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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