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 https://www.wqxr.org/

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

August 15, 2020 – Mozart: La Clemenza di Tito (performance from April 20, 2019)
Starring Elza van den Heever, Joyce DiDonato, Matthew Polenzani
Conducted by Lothar Koenigs

August 22, 2020 – Bellini: Norma (performance from December 16, 2017)
Starring Angela Meade, Jamie Barton, Joseph Calleja, Matthew Rose
Conducted by Joseph Colaneri

August 29, 2020 – Massenet: Thaïs (performance from November 11, 2017)
Starring Ailyn Pérez, Jean-François Borras, Gerald Finley
Conducted by Emmanuel Villaume