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Launched in 1931, the Metropolitan Opera’s Saturday matinee broadcasts are the longest-running continuous classical music program in radio history.

Start times vary, please check the weekly schedule for each week.

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Past Programs

December 6

Rossini's 'Il Barbiere Di Siviglia'
Mariotti; Leonard, Brownlee, Maltman, Muraro, Burchuladze
December 13

Wagner's 'Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg'
Levine; Dasch, Cargill, Botha, Appleby, Volle, Kranzle, Konig, Rose
December 20

Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro
de Waart; Rachel Willis-Sorensen, de Niese, Malfi, Kwiecien, Schrott
December 27

Verdi's La Traviata
Armiliato; Rebeka, Costello, Kelsey
January 3

Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel
Davis; Stober, Rice, Martens, Brubaker, Croft
January 31

Offenbach's 'Les Contes D'Hoffmann '
February 7

Verdi's 'Macbeth'
February 14

Tchaikovsky's 'Iolanta'/Bartok's 'Bluebeard's Castle'



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