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Today Is Opera Day on WRTI 90.1

You're invited to a spectacular 12-hour celebration of opera, from 6 am to 6 pm, hosted by WRTI’s Debra Lew Harder, Gregg Whiteside, Jack Moore, and Susan Lewis. Contribute now or call 1-866-809-9784 to help make Opera Day a big success!

Join us as we feature arias, choruses, and ballet excerpts from your favorite operas with the main event—Verdi’s Il trovatore performed by resident artists of the Academy of Vocal Arts beginning at 1 PM. We guarantee you’ll be saying “BRAVO and BRAVA” throughout the day!

Opera Day celebrates the great variety of opera WRTI brings to you every Saturday and beyond, including live broadcasts of The Metropolitan Opera's entire Saturday matinee season; recent recorded performances from Lyric Opera of Chicago, LA Opera, San Francisco Opera, and Glimmerglass Festival — and, from our region — Opera Philadelphia, AVA, and more.

Now, that's a lot of opera! Isn't it worthy of your support? Contribute here or call 1-866-809-9784 to help make Opera Day a big success!

All contributions on Opera Day, between 6 am and 6 pm, are automatically entered into the WRTI Ultimate Opera Day Contest! It includes an amazing prize package featuring:

  • Two parquet box tickets to Opera Philadelphia's performances of Written on Skin and Carmen
  • Two season tickets to AVA’s thrilling opera performances
  • Two tickets to Opera Delaware's Festival at the Grand
  • Plus, all of the CDs featured as thank-you gifts on Opera Day!

Contribute and enter contest hereor call 1-866-809-9784 to help make Opera Day a big success!

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