Metropolitan Opera Saturday Matinee

  • Every Saturdays, 1:00pm5:00pm

Metropolitan Opera is a vibrant home for the most creative and talented
singers, conductors, composers, musicians, stage directors, designers, visual
artists, choreographers, and dancers from around the world. WRUU will be
featuring the live Saturday matinee performances of the Metropolitan Opera at 1
pm each Saturday during the season from December to May.  Launched in 1931, the
Met’s Saturday matinee broadcasts are the longest-running continuous classical
radio series in American broadcast history. The 87th season of Saturday
broadcasts will once again be heard over the Toll Brothers–Metropolitan Opera
International Radio Network. 

season’s operas are:

December 1,
2018        Boito’s

December 8,
2018        Puccini’s
Il Trittico

December 15,
2018     Verdi’s
La Traviata

December 22,
2018     Puccini’s
La Fanciulla del West

December 29,
2018     Mozart’s
The Magic Flute

January 5,
2019           Verdi’s

January 12,
2019         Cilea’s
Adriana Lecouvreur

January 19,
2019         Debussy’s
Pelléas et Mélisande

January 26,
2019         Muhly’s

February 2,
2019         Bizet’s

February 9,
2019         Tchaikovsky’s
Iolanta / Bartók’s Bluebeard’s Castle

February 16,
2019       Mozart’s
Don Giovanni

February 23,
2019       Verdi’s

March 2,
2019             Donizetti’s
La Fille du Régiment

March 9,
2019             Wagner’s
Das Rheingold

March 16,
2019           Verdi’s

March 23,
2019           Saint-Saëns’s
Samson et Dalila

March 30,
2019           Wagner’s
Die Walküre

April 6,
2019                Puccini’s

April 13,
2019              Wagner’s

April 20,
2019              Mozart’s
La Clemenza di Tito

April 27,
2019              Wagner’s

May 4, 2019                Bizet’s
Les Pêcheurs de Perles

Metropolitan Opera Saturday Matinee