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 2019/2020 season of opera broadcasts. *Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, all broadcasts will be pre-recorded from previous seasons.
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 89th 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.