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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 2021-2022 season will mark the 91st year of Saturday broadcasts and will again be heard over the Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network. Broadcasts begin at 12pm Saturdays on WNIU. 

2021-2022 Season

December 4: Aucoin’s Eurydice
December 11: Puccini’s Tosca
December 18: Mozart’s The Magic Flute
January 1: Massenet’s Cinderella
January 8: Blanchard’s Fire Shut Up In My Bones 
January 15: Mozart’s Le Nozze Di Figaro
January 22: Puccini's La Boheme
January 29: Verdi's Rigoletto
February 5: The Met's First Decade On the Air
February 12: Verdi's Requiem 
February 19: Mussorgsky's Boris Godunov 
February 26: Celebrating Black History Month: Groundbreaking Artists on the Air
March 5: Listener’s Choice: Great Met Broadcasts
March 12: R. Strauss’s Ariadne Auf Naxos
March 19: Handel’s Rodelinda
March 26: Verdi’s Don Carlos
April 2: Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin
April 9: Mozart’s Le Nozze Di Figaro
April 16: R. Strauss’s Elektra
April 23: The Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess
May 1: Donizetti’s Roberto Devereux
May 7: Puccini's Madama Butterfly
May 14: Wagner's Die Meistersinger Von Nurnberg
May 21: Donizetti's Lucia Di Lammermoor
May 28: Glass's Akhnaten
June 4: Dean's Hamlet
June 11: Stravinksy's The Rake's Progress


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

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