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 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)
Starring Anna Netrebko, Marcelo Álvarez, Christopher Maltman, Brindley Sherratt
Conducted by Marco Armiliato

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

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

June 27, 2020 – Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana / Leoncavallo: Pagliacci (performance from 1/13/18)
Starring Ekaterina Semenchuk, Roberto Alagna, George Gagnidze / Danielle Pastin, Roberto Alagna, George Gagnidze, Alexey Lavrov
Conducted by Nicola Luisotti