Hot-blooded passions and fiery face-offs abound in this week’s lineup of Italian operatic dramas.
 
All “Nightly Met Opera Streams” will begin at 7:30pm EDT and will remain available via the homepage of metopera.org for 20 hours. The best way to access is through the Met Opera on Demand app (available for Apple, Amazon, Roku devices as well as Samsung Smart TVs). The free streams will be available on the app without logging in – chose the respective title under "Browse and Preview" in the app for connected TV, and "Explore the App" on tablets and mobile devices. You can then select the featured title by clicking on “FREE PREVIEW” followed by the play button. 
MET OPERA Nightly Streams
Mar. 8 - 14 (Verismo Passions)
Monday, March 8
Puccini’s
Manon Lescaut
Starring Renata Scotto, Plácido Domingo, Pablo Elvira, and Renato Capecchi, conducted by James Levine. Production by Gian Carlo Menotti. From March 29, 1980.
Tuesday, March 9
Mascagni’s Cavalleria Rusticana & Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci
Starring Eva-Maria Westbroek, Marcelo Álvarez, and George Gagnidze; Patricia Racette, Marcelo Álvarez, George Gagnidze, and Lucas Meachem, conducted by Fabio Luisi. Production by Sir David McVicar. From April 25, 2015.
Wednesday, March 10
Cilea’s
Adriana Lecouvreur
Starring Anna Netrebko, Anita Rachvelishvili, Piotr Beczała, and Ambrogio Maestri, conducted by Gianandrea Noseda. Production by Sir David McVicar. From January 12, 2019.
Thursday, March 11
Zandonai’s
Francesca da Rimini
Starring Eva-Maria Westbroek, Marcello Giordani, Robert Brubaker, and Mark Delavan, conducted by Marco Armiliato. Production by Piero Faggioni. From March 16, 2013.
Friday, March 12
Giordano’s
Fedora
Starring Mirella Freni, Ainhoa Arteta, Plácido Domingo, Dwayne Croft, and Jean-Yves Thibaudet, conducted by Roberto Abbado. Production by Beppe De Tomasi. From April 26, 1997.
Saturday, March 13
Giordano’s
Andrea Chénier
Starring Maria Guleghina, Wendy White, Stephanie Blythe, Luciano Pavarotti, and Juan Pons, conducted by James Levine. Production by Nicolas Joël. From October 15, 1996.
Sunday, March 14
Puccini’s Tosca
Starring Sonya Yoncheva, Vittorio Grigolo, Željko Lučić, and Patrick Carfizzi, conducted by Emmanuel Villaume. Production by Sir David McVicar. From January 27, 2018.
We will keep you updated as more streams become available! 
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