Make plans to join the worldwide audience this weekend for FREE streaming fo the opera gala by the Metropolitan Opera, New York. More than 40 singers and players will be performing live from their own quarantines around the world. Met general manager Peter Gelb hosts the event in New York City, with the help of music director Yannick Nézet-Séguin in Montreal. The sopranos singing the great arias include Angel Blue, Renée Fleming, Pretty Yende, and Sonya Yoncheva, plus Last Night of the Proms star mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton.
Expect something amazing, too, from counter-tenor Anthony Roth Costanza, star of ENO and the Met’s Akhnaten.
Tenors include Roberto Alagna, Laurence Brownlee, Joseph Calleja and Royal Opera favorite tenor Michael Fabiano, and there’s a rare joint appearance by baritone Sir Bryn Terfel and his wife the harpist Hannah Stone.
Great operas from 400 years of opera are guaranteed in this total one-off, available for streaming from 6PM Sat 25 April until 11:30PM Sun 26 April. Bag your front-row seat now.