Metropolitan Opera

Saturday afternoons on WVTF Music

The Metropolitan Opera's Saturday matinee broadcasts are the longest-running continuous classical music program in radio history. The 2016-2017 Metropolitan Opera radio broadcast season opens on December 3rd with Puccini's Manon Lescaut and runs through May 13th, 2017.

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The 2016-2017 Metropolitan Opera season:

Hansel and Gretel, December 24th, 2016

Puccini’s Manon Lescaut airs at 1 PM on December 3rd

Saariaho’s L’Amour de Loin airs at 1 PM on December 10th

Strauss’s Salome airs at 1 PM on December 17th

Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel airs at 1 PM on December 24th

Rossini’s L’Italiana in Algeri airs at 1 PM on December 31st

Verdi’s Nabucco airs at 1 PM on January 7th

Verdi’s Rigoletto, February 4th, 2017

Puccini’s La Bohème airs at 1 PM on January 14th

Gounod’s Roméo et Juliette airs at 1 PM on January 21st

Rossini’s Il Barbiere di Siviglia airs at 1 PM on January 28th

Verdi’s Rigoletto airs at 1 PM on February 4th

Bizet’s Carmen, February 11th, 2017

Bizet’s Carmen airs at 1 PM on February 11th

Bellini’s I Puritani airs at 1 PM on February 18th

Dvořák’s Rusalka airs at 1 PM on February 25th

Massenet’s Werther airs at 1 PM on March 4th

Verdi’s La Traviata airs at 1 PM on March 11th

Rossini’s Guillaume Tell airs at 1 PM on March 18th

Mozart’s Idomeneo airs at 1 PM on March 25th

Beethoven’s Fidelio airs at 1 PM on April 1st

Wagner’s Tristan und Isolde airs at 1 PM on April 8th

Alfano’s Cyrano de Bergerac, May 6th, 2017

Verdi’s Aida airs at 1 PM on April 15th

Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin airs at 1 PM on April 22nd

Wagner’s Der Fliegende Holländer airs at 1 PM on April 29th

Alfano’s Cyrano de Bergerac airs at 1 PM on May 6th

Strauss’s Der Rosenkavalier airs at 1 PM on May 13th