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.
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.
Feb 29: Handel's Agrippina
March 7: Mozart's Cosi fan tutte
March 9: Wagner’s Das Rheingold
March 14: Wagner's Der Fliegende Hollander
March 21: Rossini's La Cenerentola
March 28: Massenet's Werther
April 4: Gluck's Orfeo ed Euridice
April 11: Puccini's Tosca
April 18: Verdi's Simon Boccanegra
April 25: Puccini's Turandot
May 2: Janacek's Káťa Kabanová
May 9: Donizetti's Maria Stuarda