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New York: New York: Metropolitan Opera nightly opera streams for the week of June 22

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

This week of free streams serves up an operatic sampler, with classics from the German, French, and Italian repertoire as well as John Adams’s contemporary take on the Manhattan Project, Doctor Atomic. Explore the articles and resources below to expand your knowledge and enhance your experience as you enjoy the performances. A full schedule for the week is available at the bottom of this page.

Monday, June 22
Verdi’s La Traviata
Starring Sonya Yoncheva, Michael Fabiano, and Thomas Hampson, conducted by Nicola Luisotti. From March 11, 2017.

Tuesday, June 23
John Adams’s Doctor Atomic
Starring Sasha Cooke, Thomas Glenn, Gerald Finley, and Richard Paul Fink, conducted by Alan Gilbert. From November 8, 2008.

Wednesday, June 24
Saint-Saëns’s Samson et Dalila
Starring Elīna Garanča, Roberto Alagna, Laurent Naouri, Elchin Azizov, and Dmitry Belosselskiy, conducted by Sir Mark Elder. From October 20, 2018.

Thursday, June 25
Massenet’s Manon
Starring Lisette Oropesa, Michael Fabiano, Carlo Bosi, Artur Ruciński, Brett Polegato, and Kwangchul Youn, conducted by Maurizio Benini. From October 26, 2019.

Friday, June 26
Donizetti’s L’Elisir d’Amore
Starring Kathleen Battle, Luciano Pavarotti, Juan Pons, and Enzo Dara, conducted by James Levine. From November 16, 1991.

Saturday, June 27
Massenet’s Cendrillon
Starring Kathleen Kim, Joyce DiDonato, Alice Coote, Stephanie Blythe, and Laurent Naouri, conducted by Bertrand de Billy. From April 28, 2018.

Sunday, June 28
Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte
Starring Golda Schultz, Kathryn Lewek, Charles Castronovo, Markus Werba, Christian Van Horn, and René Pape, conducted by James Levine. From October 14, 2017.

Photo: Gerald Finlay as J. Robert Oppenheimer in Doctor Atomic. © 2008 The Metropolitan Opera.