The Metropolitan Opera in New York is giving free access to watch more than 200 full-length operas online this weekend. From 5 .p.m EST May 1 to midnight EST May 3, visit MetPlayer.org to stream an online video of an opera on your home computer.
To take advantage of the freebie you need to register/log onto their site.
Once you log in you can view their 20 high-def presentations, more than 40 classic telecasts, and 150 historic audio broadcasts dating back to 1937, according to a release about the event. Subtitles are available in a few languages.
Read the Met’s FAQs section about how it works and check out the technical requirements and troubleshooting tips. Met Customer Care will be available from 10 am to 8 pm on Friday and Saturday, and from noon to 6 pm on Sunday.