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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.

To find out more, visit the Official program Web site


Opera Broadcasts

March 21, 2015
Massenet's Manon
March 21, 2015 11:30 a.m. CT
Villaume; Damrau, Grigolo, Braun, Testô

March 28, 2015
Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor
March 28, 2015 11:00 a.m. CT
Benini; Shagimuratova, Calleja, Salsi, Miles

April 4, 2015
Verdi's Ernani
April 4, 2015 12:00 p.m. CT
Levine; Meade, Meli, Domingo, Belosselskiy

Aprill 11, 2015
Verdi's Don Carlo
April 11, 2015 12:00 p.m. CT
Nézet-Séguin; Frittoli, Gubanova, Lee, Keenlyside, Furlanetto, Morris

April 18, 2015
Shostakovich's Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk
(Performance from Fall 2014)
April 18, 2015 12:00 p.m. CT
Conlon; Westbroek, Jovanovich, Very, Kotscherga

April 25, 2015
Mascagni's Cavalleria Rusticana/Leoncavallo's Pagliacci
April 25, 2015 11:30 a.m. CT
Cavalleria Rusticana: Luisi; Westbroek, Álvarez, Lučić
Pagliacci: Luisi; Racette, Álvarez, Gagnidze, Meachem

May 2, 2015
Verdi's Un Ballo in Maschera
May 2, 2015 12:00 p.m. CT
Levine; Radvanovsky, Stober, Zajick, Beczala, Hvorostovsky

May 9, 2015
Stravinsky's The Rake's Progress
May 9, 2015 12:00 p.m. CT
Levine; Claire, Blythe, Appleby, Finley, Sherratt


Past Broadcasts

Rossini's Il Barbiere Di Siviglia
December 6, 2014 12:00 pm ET
Mariotti; Leonard, Brownlee, Maltman, Muraro, Burchuladze

Wagner's Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
December 13, 2014 12:00 pm ET
Levine; Dasch, Cargill, Botha, Appleby, Volle, Kränzle, König, Rose

Verdi's La Traviata
December 27, 2014 1:00 pm ET
Armiliato; Rebeka, Costello, Kelsey

Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel
January 3, 2015 1:00 pm ET
Davis; Stober, Johnson Cano, Martens, Brubaker, Croft

Verdi's Aida
January 10, 2015 1:00 pm ET
Armiliato; Wilson, Urmana, Giordani, Gagnidze, Belosselskiy, Howard

Lehár’s The Merry Widow
January 17, 2015 1:00 pm ET
Davis; Fleming, O’Hara, Gunn, Shrader, Allen

Puccini's La Bohème
January 24, 2015 1:00 pm ET
Frizza; Opolais, Rebeka, Borras, Kwiecien, Arduini, Soar, Del Carlo

Offenbach's Les Contes D'Hoffmann
January 31, 2015 1:00 pm ET
Abel; Morley, Gerzmava, Rice, Lindsey, Grigolo, Hampson

Verdi's Macbeth
(Performance from Fall 2014)
February 7, 2015 1:00 pm ET
Luisi; Netrebko, Calleja, Lučić, Pape

Tchaikovsky's Iolanta/Bartók's Bluebeard's Castle
February 14, 2015 12:30 pm ET
Iolanta: Gergiev; Netrebko, Beczala, Markov, Azizov, Bannik
Bluebeard's Castle: Gergiev; Michael, Petrenko

Mozart's Don Giovanni
February 21, 2015 12:30 pm ET Gilbert; van den Heever, Bell, Lindsey, Korchak, Mattei, Pisaroni, Plachetka, Morris

Mozart's Die Zauberflöte
(Performance from October 2014)
February 28, 2015 1:00 pm ET
Fischer; Yende, Durlovski, Spence, Werba, McKinny, Pape

Bizet's Carmen
March 7, 2015 1:00 pm ET
Langrée; Pérez, Garanča, Lee, Bretz




Program Schedule

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