And so your doyenne has programmed a “season” of streaming performances you can enjoy on your tablet (pictured) or other device, sharing your reactions in the comments section below.

Simply click on the “start” button on the player below at 8:00 PM sharp tonight (Friday) so you may enjoy this sterling performance in sync with your fellow parterrians.

First up, a particularly delicious live performance from the annals of Trove Thursday.

Verdi: La Traviata
Bavarian State Opera
16 June 1977
In-house recording

Violetta — Adriana Maliponte
Alfredo — Benito Maresca
Germont — Wolfgang Brendel

Conductor – Carlos Kleiber

Be sure to check back tomorrow (Saturday) at 2:00 PM for a matinee listening treat!

In related news, the Met will offer a series of encore presentations of their Live from HD series beginning Monday night, available on the company’s web site.