Metropolitan Opera Offers Free Streams of American-Composed Operas in Week Leading Up to July 4

Opera   Metropolitan Opera Offers Free Streams of American-Composed Operas in Week Leading Up to July 4
 
The latest Nightly Met Streams lineup includes Nico Muhly’s Marnie and Philip Glass’ Satyagraha and Akhnaten.
Isabel Leonard in <i>Marnie</i>
Isabel Leonard in Marnie Ken Howard / Met Opera

The Metropolitan Opera continues its series of free streams with a lineup dedicated to American composers. In the week leading up to Independence Day, viewers can tune in to catch works by such artists as Nico Muhly, John Adams, and Philip Glass.

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.

June 28: Nico Muhly’s Marnie
Starring Isabel Leonard, Iestyn Davies, Christopher Maltman, Janis Kelly, and Denyce Graves, conducted by Roberto Spano. Production by Michael Mayer. Originally broadcast November 10, 2018.

June 29: John Adams’ Doctor Atomic
Starring Sasha Cooke, Thomas Glenn, Gerald Finley, and Richard Paul Fink, conducted by Alan Gilbert. Production by Penny Woolcock. Originally broadcast November 8, 2008.

June 30: John Corigliano’s The Ghosts of Versailles
Starring Teresa Stratas, Håkan Hagegård, Gino Quilico, Graham Clark, Marilyn Horne, and Renée Fleming, conducted by James Levine. Production by Sir Colin Graham. Originally broadcast January 10, 1992.

July 1: Philip Glass’ Satyagraha
Starring Rachelle Durkin, Richard Croft, Kim Josephson, and Alfred Walker, conducted by Dante Anzolini. Production by Phelim McDermott. Originally broadcast November 19, 2011.

July 2: John Adams’ Nixon in China
Starring Kathleen Kim, Janis Kelly, Robert Brubaker, Russell Braun, James Maddalena, and Richard Paul Fink, conducted by John Adams. Production by Peter Sellars. Originally broadcast February 12, 2011.

July 3: Weill’s Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny
Starring Teresa Stratas, Astrid Varnay, Richard Cassilly, and Cornell MacNeil, conducted by James Levine. Originally broadcast November 27, 1979.

July 4: Philip Glass’ Akhnaten
Starring Dísella Lárusdóttir, J’Nai Bridges, Anthony Roth Costanzo, Aaron Blake, Will Liverman, Richard Bernstein, and Zachary James, conducted by Karen Kamensek. Production by Phelim McDermott. Originally broadcast November 23, 2019.

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