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.
How’s this for a roll-call of opera royalty calling in to the prestigious Lincoln Centre? 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.
Tenor Michael Fabiano is a guest artist at the Met Opera gala. Photo: Arielle Doneson
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 favourite 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.
The Met At-Home Gala is part of the Met's constantly updated streaming programme, with landmark productions streamed every night of the week.
|What||Met Opera At-Home Gala|
|Where||Online | MAP|
25 Apr 20 – 26 Apr 20, Streamed on metopera.org
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