What's the best way to listen to the Saturday matinee broadcasts of The Metropolitan Opera? On WRTI 90.1, of course! Join us on Saturdays at 1 PM for the entire 2018/2019 season of opera broadcasts.
Launched in 1931, the Met’s Saturday matinee broadcasts are the longest-running continuous classical radio series in American broadcast history. WRTI is proud to bring you the 88th season. Mary Jo Heath is host and Ira Siff is commentator for the broadcasts, which include a range of dynamic intermission features, live backstage interviews with artists, and the ever-popular Opera Quiz. Coming up...
February 2: Bizet’s Carmen
February 9: Tchaikovsky’s Iolanta / Bartók’s Bluebeard’s Castle
February 16: Mozart’s Don Giovanni
February 23: Verdi’s Rigoletto