Thaïs tonight on the web

Tonight’s performance of Thaïs at the Metropolitan Opera will be broadcast live. Click here to listen.

The radiant Renée Fleming plays the Egyptian courtesan in search of spiritual sustenance. Thomas Hampson is the monk who falls from grace. Massenet’s sensual score is presented in a production by John Cox that originated at Lyric Opera of Chicago.

Read the article in the New York Times about the MET’s new production of Thais.