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    Richard Bonynge
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About the Program

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

Past Programs

December 7

December 14

December 21

A Midsummer Night's Dream (Britten)
December 28

Tosca (Puccini)
January 4

January 11

Die Fledermaus (Strauss)
January 18

Eugene Onegin (Tchaikovsky)
January 25

L'Elisir D'Amore (Donizetti)
February 1

Madama Butterfly (Puccini)
February 8

February 15

February 22

March 1

Prince Igor (Borodin)
March 8

The Enchanted Island
March 15

Werther (Massenet)
March 22

Wozzeck (Berg)
March 29

La Sonnambula (Bellini)
April 5

La Boheme (Puccini)
April 12

Andrea Chenier (Giordano)
April 19

Arabella (Strauss)
April 26

Cosi fan tutte (Mozart)
May 3

I Puritani (Bellini)
May 10

La Cenerentola (Rossini)

Program Schedule

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