Opera on WRTI
Saturday, 1 to 5 pm
Join us every Saturday throughout the year for opera broadcasts from some of the most well-known and beloved opera companies. The list includes live broadcasts of The Metropolitan Opera's entire Saturday Matinee season, and recorded performances — distributed by WFMT in Chicago — from recent seasons of Lyric Opera of Chicago, LA Opera, Royal Opera, and the San Francisco Opera. You'll also hear recorded opera broadcasts of the Academy of Vocal Arts (AVA) and some other surprises throughout the year!
The Metropolitan Opera 2019/20 Matinee Broadcast Schedule:
All broadcasts are at 1 PM.
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
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