Saturday Matinee Broadcasts

Launched in 1931, the Met's Saturday matinee broadcasts are the longest-running continuous classical radio series in American broadcast history. The 2020-2021 season will mark the 90th year of Saturday broadcasts and will again be heard over the Toll Brothers–Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network.

Summer 2020 Saturday Matinee Radio Broadcasts 

(Please check local listings as not all stations are carrying the 2020 Summer Broadcasts.) You may also listen via live webstream to

July 11, 2020 – Strauss: Elektra (performance from March 17, 2018)
Starring Christine Goerke, Elza van den Heever, Michaela Schuster, Mikhail Petrenko
Conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin

July 18, 2020 – Rossini: La Donna del Lago (performance from December 19, 2015)
Starring Joyce DiDonato, Daniela Barcellona, Lawrence Brownlee, John Osborn
Conducted by Michele Mariotti

July 25, 2020 – Saint-Saëns: Samson et Dalila (performance from March 23, 2019)
Starring Anita Rachvelishvili, Gregory Kunde, Laurent Naouri, Tomasz Konieczny, Günther Groissböck
Conducted by Mark Elder

August 1, 2020 – Verdi: Luisa Miller (performance from April 14, 2018)
Starring Sonya Yoncheva, Piotr Beczala, Plácido Domingo, Alexander Vinogradov, Dmitry Belosselskiy
Conducted by Bertrand de Billy

August 8, 2020 – Donizetti: Don Pasquale (performance from April 15, 2006)
Starring Anna Netrebko, Juan Diego Flórez, Mariusz Kwiecien, Simone Alaimo
Conducted by Maurizio Benini