Metropolitan Opera on WVTF

Saturdays on the WVTF network of signals.

Now in its eighty-fourth year, the Metropolitan Opera's Saturday matinee broadcasts are the longest-running continuous classical music program in radio history. The 2014-2015 season of the Metropolitan Opera radio broadcasts will begin on December 6, 2014 with Rossini's Il Barbiere di Siviglia, starring Isabel Leonard. Twenty-three broadcasts will be presented on WVTF through May 9, 2015. Margaret Juntwait returns as the series' host, joined by commentator Ira Siff. 

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  •   Rossini's Il Barbiere Di Siviglia
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    December 6, 2014 1:00 pm ET
    Mariotti; Leonard, Brownlee, Maltman, Muraro, Burchuladze

  • Wagner's Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
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    December 13, 2014 12:00 pm ET
    Levine; Dasch, Cargill, Botha, Appleby, Volle, Kränzle, König, Rose

     

  •   Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro 
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    December 20, 2014 1:00 pm ET
    de Waart; Rachel Willis-Sørensen, de Niese, Malfi, Kwiecien, Schrott

     

  •   Verdi's La Traviata   
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    December 27, 2014 1:00 pm ET 
    Armiliato; Rebeka, Costello, Tézier

     

  •   Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel
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    January 3, 2015 1:00 pm ET
    Davis; Stober, Rice, Martens, Brubaker, Croft

     

  •   Verdi's Aida 
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    January 10, 2015 1:00 pm ET
    Armiliato; Wilson, Urmana, Giordani, Dobber, Belosselskiy, Howard

     

  •   Lehár’s The Merry Widow   
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    January 17, 2015 1:00 pm ET
    Davis; Fleming, O’Hara, Gunn, Shrader, Allen

     

  •   Puccini's La Bohème 
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    January 24, 2015 1:00 pm ET 
    Frizza; Opolais, Yoncheva, Borras, Kwiecien, Arduini, Soar, 
    Del Carlo

     

  •   Offenbach's Les Contes D'Hoffmann   
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    January 31, 2015 1:00 pm ET
    Abel; Morley, Gerzmava, Rice, Lindsey, Grigolo, Hampson

     

  •   Verdi's Macbeth   
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    (Performance from Fall 2014)
    February 7, 2015 1:00 pm ET 
    Luisi; Netrebko, Calleja, Lučić, Pape

     

  •   Tchaikovsky's Iolanta/Bartók's Bluebeard's Castle   
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    February 14, 2015 1:00 pm ET
    Iolanta: Gergiev; Netrebko, Beczala, Markov, Azizov, Tanovitski
    Bluebeard's Castle: Gergiev; Michael, Petrenko

     

  •   Mozart's Don Giovanni
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    February 21, 2015 1:00 pm ET 
    Gilbert; van den Heever, Bell, Lindsey, Korchak, Mattei, Pisaroni, Plachetka, Morris

     

  •   Mozart's Die Zauberflöte
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    (Performance from October 2014)

    February 28, 2015 1:00 pm ET 
    Fischer; Yende, Durlovski, Spence, Werba, McKinny, Pape

     

  •   Bizet's Carmen
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    March 7, 2015 1:00 pm ET
    Langrée; Pérez, Garanča, Kaufmann, Bretz

     

  •   Rossini's La Donna Del Lago
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    March 14, 2015 1:00 pm ET
    Mariotti; DiDonato, Barcellona, Flórez, Osborn, Gradus

     

  •   Massenet's Manon
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    March 21, 2014 12:30 pm ET
    Villaume; Damrau, Grigolo, Braun, Testé

     

  •   Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor
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    March 28, 2015 1:00 pm ET
    Benini; Shagimuratova, Calleja, Capitanucci, Miles

     

  •   Verdi's Ernani
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    April 4, 2015  1:00 pm ET
    Levine; Meade, Meli, Domingo, Belosselskiy

     

  •   Verdi's Don Carlo
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    April 11, 2015 12:00 pm ET
    Nézet-Séguin; Frittoli, Gubanova, Lee, Keenlyside, Furlanetto, Morris

     

  •   Shostakovich's Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk
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    (Performance from Fall 2014)
    April 18, 2015 1:00 pm ET 
    Conlon; Westbroek, Jovanovich, Very, Kotscherga

     

  •   Mascagni's Cavalleria Rusticana/Leoncavallo'sPagliacci
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    April 25, 2015 1:00 pm ET
    Cavalleria Rusticana: Luisi; Westbroek, Álvarez, Lučić
    Pagliacci: Luisi; Racette, Álvarez, Gagnidze, Meachem

     

  •   Verdi's Un Ballo in Maschera
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    May 2, 2015 1:00 pm ET
    Levine; Radvanovsky, Stober, Zajick, Beczala, Hvorostovsky

     

  •   Stravinsky's The Rake's Progress
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    May 9, 2015 1:00 pm ET
    Levine; Claire, Blythe, Appleby, Finley, Sherratt

 

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