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The Metropolitan Opera Saturday Broadcasts



Saturdays mornings on Classical KUSC

Launched in 1931, the Metropolitan Opera’s Saturday matinee broadcasts are the longest-running continuous classical music program in radio history. The 84th season includes 23 broadcasts presented on the Toll Brothers–Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network through May 9, 2015. Margaret Juntwait is the series’s host, and she's joined each week by commentator Ira Siff.

 

Rossini's Il Barbiere Di Siviglia
December 6, 2014 10:00 am PT
Mariotti; Leonard, Brownlee, Maltman, Muraro, Burchuladze

     
 

Wagner's Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
December 13, 2014 9:00 am PT
Levine; Dasch, Cargill, Botha, Appleby, Volle, Kränzle, König, Rose

     
 

Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro
December 20, 2014 10:00 am PT
de Waart; Rachel Willis-Sørensen, de Niese, Malfi, Kwiecien, Schrott

     
 

Verdi's La Traviata
December 27, 2014 10:00 am PT 
Armiliato; Rebeka, Costello, Tézier

     
 

Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel
January 3, 2015 10:00 am PT
Davis; Stober, Rice, Martens, Brubaker, Croft

     
 

Verdi's Aida
January 10, 2015 10:00 am PT
Armiliato; Wilson, Urmana, Giordani, Dobber, Belosselskiy, Howard

     
 

Lehár’s The Merry Widow
January 17, 2015 10:00 am PT
Davis; Fleming, O’Hara, Gunn, Shrader, Allen

     
 

Puccini's La Bohème
January 24, 2015 10:00 am PT
Frizza; Opolais, Rebeka, Borras, Kwiecien, Arduini, Soar, Del Carlo

     
 

Offenbach's Les Contes D'Hoffmann
January 31, 2015 10:00 am PT
Abel; Morley, Gerzmava, Rice, Lindsey, Grigolo, Hampson

     
 

Verdi's Macbeth
(Performance from Fall 2014)
February 7, 2015 10:00 am PT 
Luisi; Netrebko, Calleja, Lučić, Pape

     
 

Tchaikovsky's Iolanta/Bartók's Bluebeard's Castle
February 14, 2015 10:00 am PT
Iolanta: Gergiev; Netrebko, Beczala, Markov, Azizov, Tanovitski
Bluebeard's Castle: Gergiev; Michael, Petrenko

     
 

Mozart's Don Giovanni
February 21, 2015 10:00 am PT 
Gilbert; van den Heever, Bell, Lindsey, Korchak, Mattei, Pisaroni, Plachetka, Morris

     
 

Mozart's Die Zauberflöte
(Performance from October 2014)
February 28, 2015 10:00 am PT 
Fischer; Yende, Durlovski, Spence, Werba, McKinny, Pape

     
 

Bizet's Carmen
March 7, 2015 10:00 am PT
Langrée; Pérez, Garanča, Kaufmann, Bretz

     
 

Rossini's La Donna Del Lago
March 14, 2015 10:00 am PT
Mariotti; DiDonato, Barcellona, Flórez, Osborn, Gradus

     
 

Massenet's Manon
March 21, 2014 10:00 am PT
Villaume; Damrau, Grigolo, Braun, Testé

     
 

Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor
March 28, 2015 10:00 am PT
Benini; Shagimuratova, Calleja, Capitanucci, Miles

     
 

Verdi's Ernani
April 4, 2015 10:00 am PT
Levine; Meade, Meli, Domingo, Belosselskiy

     
 

Verdi's Don Carlo
April 11, 2015 10:00 am PT
Nézet-Séguin; Frittoli, Gubanova, Lee, Keenlyside, Furlanetto, Morris

     
 

Shostakovich's Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk
(Performance from Fall 2014)
April 18, 2015 10:00 am PT 
Conlon; Westbroek, Jovanovich, Very, Kotscherga

     
 

Mascagni's Cavalleria Rusticana/Leoncavallo's Pagliacci
April 25, 2015 10:00 am PT
Cavalleria Rusticana: Luisi; Westbroek, Álvarez, Lučić
Pagliacci: Luisi; Racette, Álvarez, Gagnidze, Meachem

     
 

Verdi's Un Ballo in Maschera
May 2, 2015 10:00 am PT
Levine; Radvanovsky, Stober, Zajick, Beczala, Hvorostovsky

     
 

Stravinsky's The Rake's Progress
May 9, 2015 10:00 am PT
Levine; Claire, Blythe, Appleby, Finley, Sherratt

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