The Metropolitan Opera

Launched in 1931, the Metropolitan Opera's Saturday matinee broadcasts are the longest-running continuous classical program in radio history. 

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List of performances to be broadcast. Consult our listings below for local airtimes.

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When and where to tune-in

Saturdays from 1 p.m. to approx 4 p.m. on Classical 91.5

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Saturdays at 1:00 p.m. (end times vary)

The Metropolitan Opera radio broadcasts wrap up this month, but opera continues year-round, with the Lyric Opera of Chicago beginning May 16th. 

Saturdays at 1:00 p.m. (end times vary)

The Metropolitan Opera radio broadcast this March features operas of Verdi, Shostakovich, Mascagni, and Leoncavallo. All radio broadcasts begin at 1:00 p.m. unless specifically noted.  There is one Live in HD Theatercast this month (4/25); it is noted "Live in HD." 

Saturdays at 1:00 p.m. (end times vary)

The Metropolitan Opera radio broadcast this March features operas of Bizet, Rossini, Massenet, and Donizetti. All radio broadcasts begin at 1:00 p.m. unless specifically noted.  There is one Live in HD Theatercast this month (3/14); it is noted "Live in HD." 

Saturdays at 1:00 p.m. (end times vary)

The Metropolitan Opera radio broadcast this February features a double bill on Valentines Day: The fairy tale of Tchaikovsky's Iolanta is paired with the psychological thriller of Bartok's Bluebeard's Castle. All radio broadcasts begin at 1:00 p.m. unless specifically noted.  There is one Live in HD Theatercast this month (2/14); it is noted "Live in HD." 

Saturdays at 1:00 p.m. (end times vary)

The Metropolitan Opera radio broadcast season wraps up the holiday season with a family favorite, Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel.  All radio broadcasts begin at 1:00 p.m. unless specifically noted.  There are two Live in HD Theatercasts this month, which are noted "Live in HD." 

Saturdays at 1:00 p.m. (end times vary)

The Metropolitan Opera radio broadcast season kicks off in December with four operatic favorites.  All radio broadcasts begin at 1:00 p.m. unless specifically noted.  There will be nine Live in HD Theatercasts this year, which will be noted "Live in HD." 

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