MET ANNOUNCES WEEK 69 SCHEDULE OF
NIGHTLY MET OPERA STREAMS
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OF
 CLASSIC RICHARD STRAUSS OPERAS TELECASTS
By Iride Aparicio

Photos Courtesy: The MET

Silicon Valley, CA -- On June 30, The Metropolitan Opera  (The Met) announced  to the press its  lineup of operas for its 69th week of Nightly Met Opera Streams, the company's ongoing series of encore Live in HD presentations and classic telecasts streamed on its website during the Covid-l9 closure. The presentations include a week of Operas from the outstanding German Romantic Composer RICHARD STRAUSS (Munich, Germany, June 11 l864- September 8, l849 Garmisch-Partenkirchen)   three of them new to the streaming series:

The 1982 Der Rosenkavalier with Kiri Te Kanawa (See photo above) Tatiana Troyanos, Judith Blegen, and  Luciano Pavarotti.

The 2003 Ariadne auf Naxoswith Deborah Voight, Natalie Dessay, Susanne Mentzer, and Richard Margison, and

Arabellawith Kiri Te Kanawa Marie McLaughin, and Wolfgang Brendel.

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Week 69- STRAUSS WEEK

Monday, July 5
Der Rosenkavalier
Starring Kiri Te Kanawa, Tatiana Troyanos, Judith Blegen, Luciano Pavarotti, Derek Hammond-Straud, and Kurt Moll, conducted by James Levine. Production by Nathaniel Merrill.  From October 7, 1982.

Tuesday, July 6
Elektra
Starring Nina Stemme, Adrianne Pieczonka, Waltraud Meier, and Eric Owens, conducted by Essa-Pekka Salonen, Production by Patrice Chéreau. From April 30, 2016.

Wednesday, July 7
Atiadne auf Naxos
Starring Debora Voight, Natalie Dessay, Susanne Mentzer, and Richard Margison, conducted by James Levine. Production by Elijah Moshinsky.  From April 3, 2003.

Thursday, July 8
Capriccio
Starring Renée Fleming, Sarah Connolly, Joseph Kaiser, Russell Braun, Morten Frank Larsen, and Peter Rose, conducted by Sir Andrew Davis. Production by John Cox. From April 23, 2011.

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Capriccio Production by John Cox from April 23, 2011

Friday, July 9
 Salome
Starring Karita Mattila, Ildikó Komlôsi, Kim Begley, Joseph Kaiser, and Juha Uusitalo, conducted by Patrick Summers. Production by Jürgen Flimm. From October 11, 2008.

Saturday, July 10
 Arabella
Starring Kiri Te Kanawa, Marie McLaughlin, Helga Dernesch, Natalie Dessay, David Kuebler, Wolfgang Brendel, and Donald McIntyre, conducted by Christian Thielemann. Production by Otto Schenk. From November 3, 1994.

Sunday July 11
 Dear Rosenkavalier (A different Production)
Starring Renée Fleming, Elina Garanca, Erin Morley, Matthew Polenzani, Marcus Brück, and Günther Goisböck, conducted by Sebastian Weigle. Production by Robert Carsen. From May 13, 2017.

All Nightly Met Opera Streams begin at 7:30 PM (EST) and remains available via Metopera.org for 23 hours. The Performances are also accessible on all Met Opera on Demand apps.

The all Nightly Met Opera Streams begin at 7:30 pm Eastern Time which is 4:30 pm California time) and will remain available via metopera.org for 23 hours. The performances are also accessible on all Met Opera on Demand apps.