The Metropolitan Opera announced today that it will launch a Pay-Per-View Series featuring some of opera’s biggest stars. This weekend series of 12 live concerts opens Saturday, July 18, with Jonas Kaufmann performing from a historic abbey in Polling, Bavaria.
Sondra Radvanovsky will be joined by Piotr Beczała on September 26 in Barcelona. The summer and fall concerts also include Roberto Alagna, Diana Damrau, Joseph Calleja, Angel Blue, Javier Camarena, Lise Davidsen, Joyce DiDonato, Renée Fleming, Aleksandra Kurzak, Anna Netrebko, Bryn Terfel, Pretty Yende, and Sonya Yoncheva.
The pay-per-view tickets, priced at $20, go on sale Tuesday, July 14, at noon ET, and will be available for on-demand viewing for twelve days following the live event.