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Opera Fans, Take Note! Opera Day on WRTI 90.1, Saturday, November 10th

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Join us today from 6 AM to 6 PM for WRTI’s Annual Opera Day—a spectacular 12-hour celebration of opera hosted by WRTI’s Gregg Whiteside, Debra Lew Harder, Mark Pinto and Joe Patti.

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Listen to Le Villi and Suor Angelica, both by Puccini, on Opera Day.

We’ll feature arias, choruses, and ballet excerpts from your favorite operas with the main event — Puccini’s Le Villi and Suor Angelica performed by resident artists of the Academy of Vocal Arts beginning at 1 PM.

Opera Day celebrates the great variety of opera WRTI brings to you every Saturday afternoon 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.

Support opera on WRTI by calling 1-866-809-9784 or contributing here and you’ll automatically be entered to win WRTI’s Ultimate Opera Day Prize Package:

Opera Philadelphia:
Two parquet box tickets to Opera Philadelphia’s performance of A Midsummer Night's Dream
 
OperaDelaware:
Two tickets to OperaDelaware’s 2019 Festival at the Grand
 
The Metropolitan Opera:
Two tickets to one of  the Metropolitan Opera’s 2018-2019 season performances (based on availability)

Academy of Vocal Arts:
Two season tickets to AVA’s thrilling opera performances

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