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/

May 23, 2020 – Verdi: Rigoletto (performance from 12/7/13)
Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Sonya Yoncheva, Matthew Polenzani, conducted by Pablo Heras-Casado

May 30, 2020 – Verdi: Requiem (performance from 3/28/64) – in memory of Rosalind Elias
Leontyne Price, Rosalind Elias, Carlo Bergonzi, Cesare Siepi, conducted by Georg Solti

June 6, 2020 – Puccini: Manon Lescaut (performance from 12/3/16)
Anna Netrebko, Marcelo Álvarez, Christopher Maltman, Brindley Sherratt, conducted by Marco Armiliato

June 13, 2020 – Bellini: La Sonnambula (performance from 3/29/14)
Diana Damrau, Javier Camarena, Michele Pertusi, conducted by Marco Armiliato

June 20, 2020 – Mozart: Le Nozze di Figaro (performance from 10/18/14)
Amanda Majeski, Marlis Petersen, Isabel Leonard, Peter Mattei, Ildar Abdrazakov, conducted by James Levine

Past Broadcasts