Ever wanted to engage with the world of opera? Well, just because you're in lockdown, doesn't mean you're not able to.
As part of exciting new initiatives set up by the Royal Opera House and the Met Opera, you can now stream thrilling productions, musical masterclasses and much more directly into your home.
What is streaming from the Royal Opera House?
The Royal Opera House is offering a free program of curated online broadcasts as part of its #OurHousetoYourHouse series.
Full-length productions, musical masterclasses and glimpses behind the scenes can be seen for free any time, anywhere across the globe. This will include the following broadcasts, available on-demand, for free, via Facebook and YouTube:
- Così fan tutte, The Royal Opera (2010) - 10th April 2020, 7PM
- The Metamorphosis, The Royal Ballet (2013) - 17th April 2020, 7PM
- Gloriana, The Royal Opera (2013) - 24th April 2020, 7PM
- The Winter’s Tale, The Royal Ballet (2014) - 1st May 2020, 7PM
What is streaming from the Met Opera?
Brighten your day with a selection of encore presentations from the Met Opera's 'Live in HD' series, spanning the past 14 years of cinema transmissions.
Each day, a different encore presentation from the company’s Live in HD series is being made available for free streaming on the Met Opera website, with each performance available for a period of 23 hours, from 7:30 p.m. EDT until 6:30 p.m. the following day. Details of the upcoming schedule can be found on the website.
You can also stream via the Met Opera on Demand apps for Apple, Amazon, and Roku devices and Samsung Smart TV. To access them without logging in, click 'Browse and Preview' in the apps for connected TV, and 'Explore the App' on tablets and mobile devices.