Metropolitan Opera Live Broadcast

Saturdays at noon on Classical 91.1
  • Hosted by Margaret Juntwait

Launched in 1931, the Met's Saturday matinee broadcasts are the longest-running continuous classical radio series in American broadcast history. The 86th season of Saturday broadcasts will once again be heard over the Toll Brothers - Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network.

2016-17 Season Schedule:

All broadcasts begin Saturdays at noon on Classical 91.1 FM. 

December 3, 2016
Manon Lascaut
Puccini
Marco Armiliato, cond.; Anna Netrebko, Marcelo Álvarez, Christopher Maltman, Brindley Sherrat

December 10, 2016
L'Amour de Loin
Saariaho
Susanna Mälkki, cond.; Susanna Phillips, Tamara Mumford, Eric Owens

December 17, 2016
Salome
R. Strauss
Johannes Debus, cond.; Catherine Naglestad, Nancy Fabiola Herrera, Gerhard Siegel, Kang Wang, Željko Lučić

December 31, 2016
L'Italiana in Algeri
Rossini
James Levine, cond.; Elizabeth DeShong, René Barbera, Nicola Alaimo, Ildar Abdrazakov

January 7, 2017
Nabucco
Verdi
James Levine. cond.; Liudmyla Monastyrska, Jamie Barton, Russell Thomas, Plácido Domingo, Dmitry Belosselskiy

January 14, 2017
La Bohème
Puccini
Carlo Rizzi, cond.; Ailyn Pérez, Susanna Phillips, Michael Fabiano, Alessio Arduini, Alexey Lavrov, Christian Van Horn, Paul Plishka

January 21, 2017
Roméo et Juliette
Gounod
Gianandrea Noseda, cond.; Diana Damrau, Vittorio Grigolo, Elliot Madore, Mikhail Petrenko

January 28, 2017
Il Barbiere di Siviglia
Rossini
Maurizio Benini, cond.; Pretty Yende, Dmitry Korchak, Peter Mattei, Maurizio Muraro, Mikhail Petrenko

February 4, 2017
Rigoletto
Verdi
Pier Giorgio Morandi, cond.; Olga Peretyatko, Oksana Volkova, Stephen Costello, Željko Lučić, Andrea Mastroni

February 11, 2017
Carmen
Bizet
Dan Ettinger, cond.; Maria Agresta, Clémentine Margaine, Marcelo Álvarez, Kyle Ketelsen

February 18, 2017
I Puritani
Bellini
Maurizio Benini, cond.; Diana Damrau, Javier Camarena, Alexey Markov, Luca Pisaroni

February 25, 2017
Rusalka
Dvořák
Mark Elder, cond.; Kristine Opolais, Katarina Dalayman, Jamie Barton, Brandon Jovanovich, Eric Owens

March 4, 2017
Werther
Massenet
Edward Gardner, cond.; Anna Christy, Isabel Leonard, Vittorio Grigolo, David Bižić, Maurizio Muraro

March 11, 2017
La Traviata
Verdi
Nicola Luisotti, cond.; Sonya Yoncheva, Michael Fabiano, Thomas Hampson

March 18, 2017
Guillaume Tell
Rossini
Fabio Luisi, cond.; Marina Rebeka, Janai Brugger, Marianna Pizzolato, Bryan Hymel, Gerald Finley, Marco Spotti, Kwangchul Youn, John Relyea

March 25, 2017
Idomeneo
Mozart
James Levine, cond.; Elza van den Heever, Nadine Sierra, Alice Coote, Matthew Polenzani, Alan Opie

April 1, 2017
Fidelio
Beethoven
Sebastian Weigle, cond.; Adrianne Pieczonka, Hanna-Elisabeth Müller, Klaus Florian Vogt, David Portillo, Greer Grimsley, Falk Struckmann, Günther Groissböck

April 8, 2017
Tristan und Isolde
Wagner
Simon Rattle, cond.; Nina Stemme, Ekaterina Gubanova, Stuart Skelton, Evgeny Nikitin, René Pape

April 15, 2017
Aida
Verdi
Daniele Rustioni, cond.; Krassimira Stoyanova, Violeta Urmana, Riccardo Massi, George Gagnidze, James Morris, Soloman Howard

April 22, 2017
Eugene Onegin
Tchaikovsky
Robin Ticciati, cond.; Anna Netrebko, Elena Maximova, Alexey Dolgov, Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Štefan Kocán

April 29, 2017
Der Fliegende Holländer
Wagner
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, cond.; Amber Wagner, Dolora Zajick, Jay Hunter Morris, Ben Bliss, Michael Volle, Franz-Josef Selig

May 6, 2017
Cyrano de Bergerac
Alfano
Marco Armiliato, cond.; Patricia Racette, Roberto Alagna, Atalla Ayan, Juan Jesús Rodríguez

May 13, 2017
Der Rosenkavalier
R. Strauss
Sebastian Weigle, cond.; Renée Fleming, Elīna Garanča, Erin Morley, Matthew Polenzani, Marcus Brück, Günther Groissböck

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