Metropolitan Opera Broadcasts

Listen to the The Metropolitan Opera on Classical 101 every Saturday afternoon starting December 6. The broadcast start at 1pm unless noted otherwise.

The 84th season begins on December 6, 2014, with Rossini’s Il Barbiere di Siviglia, starring Isabel Leonard. Twenty-three broadcasts will be presented on the Toll Brothers–Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network through May 9, 2014. Margaret Juntwait returns as the series’s host, joined by commentator Ira Siff.

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rodelindaRossini’s Il Barbiere Di Siviglia
December 6, 2014 12:00 pm ET
Mariotti; Leonard, Brownlee, Maltman, Muraro, Burchuladze

faust on met opera Wagner’s Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
December 13, 2014 12:00 pm ET
Levine; Dasch, Cargill, Botha, Appleby, Volle, Kränzle, König, Rose

madame butterfly on met opera Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro
December 20, 2014 12:00 pm ET
de Waart; Rachel Willis-Sørensen, de Niese, Malfi, Kwiecien, Schrott

hansel on met opera and wosu Verdi’s La Traviata
December 27, 2014 1:00 pm ET
Armiliato; Rebeka, Costello, Tézier

Bellini's Norma on the met opera Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel
January 3, 2015 1:00 pm ET
Davis; Stober, Rice, Martens, Brubaker, Croft

rodelindaVerdi’s Aida
January 10, 2015 1:00 pm ET
Armiliato; Wilson, Urmana, Giordani, Dobber, Belosselskiy, Howard

faust on met opera Lehár’s The Merry Widow
January 17, 2015 1:00 pm ET
Davis; Fleming, O’Hara, Gunn, Shrader, Allen

madame butterfly on met opera Puccini’s La Bohème
January 24, 2015 1:00 pm ET
Frizza; Opolais, Rebeka, Borras, Kwiecien, Arduini, Soar,
Del Carlo

hansel on met opera and wosu Offenbach’s Les Contes D’Hoffmann
January 31, 2015 1:00 pm ET
Abel; Morley, Gerzmava, Rice, Lindsey, Grigolo, Hampson

Bellini's Norma on the met opera Verdi’s Macbeth
(Performance from Fall 2014)
February 7, 2015 1:00 pm ET
Luisi; Netrebko, Calleja, Lučić, Pape

rodelindaTchaikovsky’s Iolanta/Bartók’s Bluebeard’s Castle
February 14, 2015 12:30 pm ET
Iolanta: Gergiev; Netrebko, Beczala, Markov, Azizov, Tanovitski
Bluebeard’s Castle: Gergiev; Michael, Petrenko

faust on met opera Mozart’s Don Giovanni
February 21, 2015 12:30 pm ET
Gilbert; van den Heever, Bell, Lindsey, Korchak, Mattei, Pisaroni, Plachetka, Morris

madame butterfly on met opera Mozart’s Die Zauberflöteo
(Performance from October 2014)
February 28, 2015 1:00 pm ET
Fischer; Yende, Durlovski, Spence, Werba, McKinny, Pape

hansel on met opera and wosu Bizet’s Carmen
March 7, 2015 1:00 pm ET
Langrée; Pérez, Garanča, Kaufmann, Bretz

Bellini's Norma on the met opera Rossini’s La Donna Del Lago
March 14, 2015 1:00 pm ET
Mariotti; DiDonato, Barcellona, Flórez, Osborn, Gradus

rodelindaMassenet’s Manon
March 21, 2014 12:30 pm ET
Villaume; Damrau, Grigolo, Braun, Testé

faust on met opera Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor
March 28, 2015 12:00 pm ET
Benini; Shagimuratova, Calleja, Capitanucci, Miles

madame butterfly on met opera Verdi’s Ernani
April 4, 2015 1:00 pm ET
Levine; Meade, Meli, Domingo, Belosselskiy

hansel on met opera and wosu Verdi’s Don Carlo
April 11, 2015 12:00 pm ET
Nézet-Séguin; Frittoli, Gubanova, Lee, Keenlyside, Furlanetto, Morris

Bellini's Norma on the met opera Shostakovich’s Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk
(Performance from Fall 2014)
April 18, 2015 1:00 pm ET
Conlon; Westbroek, Jovanovich, Very, Kotscherga

madame butterfly on met opera Mascagni’s Cavalleria Rusticana/Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci
April 25, 2015 12:30 pm ET
Cavalleria Rusticana: Luisi; Westbroek, Álvarez, Lučić
Pagliacci: Luisi; Racette, Álvarez, Gagnidze, Meachem

hansel on met opera and wosu Verdi’s Un Ballo in Maschera
May 2, 2015 1:00 pm ET
Levine; Radvanovsky, Stober, Zajick, Beczala, Hvorostovsky

Bellini's Norma on the met opera Stravinsky’s The Rake’s Progress
May 9, 2015 1:00 pm ET
Levine; Claire, Blythe, Appleby, Finley, Sherratt