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The Metropolitan Opera
Saturday, 12pm on WNIU

The Metropolitan Opera’s Saturday matinee broadcasts concluded June 10, 2023. The Met Opera broadcast is the longest-running continuous classical music program in radio history. The 2022-2023 season marked the 92nd year of Saturday broadcasts. We'll continue to feature weekly opera with the WFMT Radio Network Opera Series. All broadcasts begin at 12pm Saturdays on WNIU. 

Below is our schedule for the upcoming 23-24 Met Opera Season.

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2023-2024 Season

December 9: Catan's Florencia en el Amazonas
December 16: Mozarts’s The Magic Flute
December 23: Wagners’s Tannhauser
December 30: Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro
January 6: Verdi’s Nabucca 
January 13: Puccini’s La Boheme
January 20: Heggie's Dead Man Walking
January 27: Bizet's Carmen
February 3: Davis' The Life and Times of Malcolm X
February 10: Valentines from the Met: Great Love Duets
February 17: Verdi's Un Ballo in Maschera 
February 24: Mozart and Beethoven in Concert at the Met
March 2: Listener’s Choice: Great Met Broadcasts
March 9: Verdi’s La Forza Del Destino
March 16: Puccini’s Turandot
March 23: Gounod’s Romeo et Juliette
March 30: Verdi’s Requiem
April 6: Donizetti’s L'Elisir D'Amore
April 13: Strauss’s Dee Fledermaus
April 20: Puccini’s La Rondine
April 27: Blanchard's Fire Shut Up In My Bones
May 4: Adam's El Nino
May 11: Puccini's Madama Butterfly
May 18: Put's The Hours
May 25: TBA
June 1: TBA
June 8: Gluck's Orfeo ed Euridice

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