Thrilling trills, hair-raising high notes, and death-defying descents into madness abound in this lineup of operas featuring some of the repertory’s greatest mad scenes.

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, May 17–23 (Unhinged Mad Scenes)
Monday, May 17
Bellini’s I Puritani
Starring Anna Netrebko, Eric Cutler, Franco Vassallo, and John Relyea, conducted by Patrick Summers. Production by Sandro Sequi. From January 6, 2007.
Tuesday, May 18
Mozart’s Idomeneo
Starring Elza van den Heever, Nadine Sierra, Alice Coote, Matthew Polenzani, and Alan Opie, conducted by James Levine. Production by Jean-Pierre Ponnelle. From March 25, 2017.
Wednesday, May 19
Mussorgsky’s 
Boris Godunov
Starring Ekaterina Semenchuk, Aleksandrs Antonenko, Oleg Balashov, Evgeny Nikitin, René Pape, Mikhail Petrenko, and Vladimir Ognovenko, conducted by Valery Gergiev. Production by Stephen Wadsworth. From October 23, 2010.
Thursday, May 20
Bellini’s 
La Sonnambula
Starring Natalie Dessay, Juan Diego Flórez, and Michele Pertusi, conducted by Evelino Pidò. Production by Mary Zimmerman. From March 21, 2009.
Friday, May 21
Verdi’s 
Nabucco
Starring Liudmyla Monastyrska, Jamie Barton, Russell Thomas, Plácido Domingo, and Dmitry Belosselskiy, conducted by James Levine. Production by Elijah Moshinsky. From January 7, 2017.
Saturday, May 22
Donizetti’s 
Lucia di Lammermoor
Starring Joan Sutherland, Alfredo Kraus, Pablo Elvira, and Paul Plishka, conducted by Richard Bonynge. Production by Margherita Wallmann. From November 13, 1982.
Sunday, May 23
Tchaikovsky’s 
The Queen of Spades
Starring Galina Gorchakova, Elisabeth Söderström, Plácido Domingo, Dmitri Hvorostovsky, and Nikolai Putilin, conducted by Valery Gergiev. Production by Elijah Moshinsky. From April 15, 1999.
We will keep you updated as more streams become available! 
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