The Metropolitan Opera's summer recital series kicks off with a free performance at Central Park's SummerStage on July 25, featuring rising opera stars soprano Danielle de Niese, bass-baritone John Del Carlo and tenor Dimitri Pittas. 

The singers will be joined by pianist Dan Saunders for a program of favorite arias and duets.

Rules: Please do not bring alcoholic beverages, glass, bottles, coolers, pets, bicycles, rollerblades, folding chairs, beach umbrellas, video cameras or tape recorders. No professional camera gear, telephoto lenses or flash photography is allowed. All bags are subject to search. Beer and wine are for on­site consumption only and may not be removed from the venue. The distribution or sale of unauthorized promotional materials is not permitted.