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 p.m., including the entire Metropolitan Opera Saturday Matinee broadcast season.
National Centre for the Performing Arts Opera, Beijing
Puccini’s La fanciulla del West
An epic production starring Amarilli Nizza as Minne, Claudio Sgura as Jack Rance, Marco Berti as Dick Johnson, and Kou Jing as Nick. Andrea Battistoni conducts.
George Benjamin’s Picture a Day Like This
An ordinary day. A terrible event. The death of her infant child sets in motion one woman’s search for a life-restoring miracle. All she needs to do – in the course of a single day – is find one genuinely happy human being
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