The Metropolitan Opera

Saturday, 12pm on WNIU

The Metropolitan Opera’s Saturday matinee broadcasts are the longest-running continuous classical music program in radio history. The 2020-2021 season will mark the 90th year of Saturday broadcasts and will again be heard over the Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network. Broadcasts begin at 12pm Saturdays on WNIU. 

2020-2021 Season

December 5: Prokofiev’s War and Peace
December 12: Beethoven’s Fidelio
December 19: Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel
December 26: Mozart’s Die Zauberflote
January 2: Glass’s Satyagraha
January 9: Rossini’s Rossini’ Il Barbiere De Siviglia 
January 16: Verdi’s La Traviata
January 23: Verdi's Il Trovatore
January 30: Gounod's Faust
February 6: Listeners' Choice: Great Met Broadcasts
February 13: Massenet's Cendrillion 
February 20: Puccini's La Rondine 
February 27: Strauss’s Der Rosenkavalier
March 6: Bizet’s Carmen
March 13: Mozart’s Le Nozze de Figaro
March 20: Rossini’s Le Compte Ory
March 27: Mozart’s Don Giovanni
April 3: Dvorak’s Rusalka
April 10: Puccini’s La Boheme
April 17: Janacek’s From the House of the Dead
April 24: R. Strauss’s Die Frau Ohne Schatten
May 1: Donizetti’s Roberto Devereux
May 8: Anna Netrebko Puccini Gala
May 15: Wagner's Tristan Und Isolde
May 22: Bellini's Il Pirata
May 29: Verdi's Otello
June 5: Britten's Billy Budd

Support for the Metropolitan Opera on WNIU is provided by SERVPRO of Rockford

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