Carmen, Lucia, Brünnhilde, and More Opera Heroines Lead Next Free Met Stream Lineup

Opera   Carmen, Lucia, Brünnhilde, and More Opera Heroines Lead Next Free Met Stream Lineup
 
Natalie Dessay, Lisette Oropesa, Anita Rachvelishvili, and more leading ladies take center stage.
Anita Rachvelishvili in <i>Carmen</i>
Anita Rachvelishvili in Carmen Ken Howard/Met Opera

The Metropolitan Opera's latest themed week in its Nightly Met Streams series is a tribute to leading ladies and operatic heroines, from Bizet's Carmen to Verdi's Violetta to Wagner's Brünnhilde.

The free streams are available starting at 7:30 PM ET each night at MetOpera.org for 23 hours each. Check out this week's complete schedule below.

January 18: Bizet’s Carmen
Starring Anita Hartig, Anita Rachvelishvili, Aleksandrs Antonenko, and Ildar Abdrazakov, conducted by Pablo Heras-Casado. Originally broadcast November 1, 2014.

January 19: Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor
Starring Anna Netrebko, Piotr Beczała, Mariusz Kwiecień, and Ildar Abdrazakov, conducted by Marco Armiliato. Originally broadcast February 7, 2009.

January 20: Bellini’s Norma
Starring Sondra Radvanovsky, Joyce DiDonato, Joseph Calleja, and Matthew Rose, conducted by Carlo Rizzi. Originally broadcast October 7, 2017.

January 21: Verdi’s La Traviata
Starring Natalie Dessay, Matthew Polenzani, and Dmitri Hvorostovsky, conducted by Fabio Luisi. Originally broadcast April 14, 2012.

January 22: Puccini’s Tosca
Starring Hildegard Behrens, Plácido Domingo, and Cornell MacNeil, conducted by Giuseppe Sinopoli. Originally broadcast March 27, 1985.

January 23: Massenet’s Manon
Starring Lisette Oropesa, Michael Fabiano, Carlo Bosi, Artur Ruciński, Brett Polegato, and Kwangchul Youn, conducted by Maurizio Benini. Originally broadcast October 26, 2019.

January 24: Wagner’s Die Walküre
Starring Deborah Voigt, Eva-Maria Westbroek, Stephanie Blythe, Jonas Kaufmann, Bryn Terfel, and Hans-Peter König, conducted by James Levine. Originally broadcast May 14, 2011.

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