Opera on WRTI
Saturday, 1 to 5 pm
WRTI brings you opera broadcasts presented by some of the most revered opera companies from the United States and around the world, every Saturday throughout the year at 1 PM, including the entire Metropolitan Opera Saturday Matinee broadcast season.
Listeners’ Choice: Historic Met Broadcast—Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor starring Maria Callas.
This performance from December 8, 1956, is Callas’ only Met radio broadcast. Callas joined a cast featuring Giuseppe Campora as Lucia’s lover Edgardo, Enzo Sordello as Enrico, her brother and Edgardo’s sworn enemy, and Nicola Moscona as Raimondo. Fausto Cleva conducted.
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