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It's Renee Fleming Week at the Metropolitan Opera / Playbill

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Playbill's RYAN MCPHEE writes.....The Metropolitan Opera pays tribute to one of its biggest contemporary stars, soprano Renée Fleming, this week with free streams of seven of her signature roles. The lineup is the latest in the New York City company's Nightly Met Streams series. The week kicks off with her turn as the Countess Almaviva in Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro; later titles include Rossini's Armida, Massenet's Thaïs, Dvořák's Rusalka, and Strauss' Der Rosenkavalier.

Since "retiring" from her traditional repertoire in 2017 with a performance of the aforementioned Strauss opera, the Grammy winner has explored other arenas to showcase her instrument, including a Tony-nominated turn in Broadway's Carousel, an album of show tunes, a multi-city run of The Light in the Piazza, and the world premiere of Norma Jeane Baker of Troy opposite Ben Whishaw. She is also attached to an operatic adaptation of The Hours alongside Joyce DiDonato and Kelli O'Hara.