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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 2022-2023 season will mark the 92nd year of Saturday broadcasts and will again be heard over the Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network. All broadcasts begin at 12pm Saturdays on WNIU. 

2022-2023 Season

December 10: Puts' The Hours
December 17: Verdi’s Rigoletto
December 24: Mozart’s The Magic Flute
December 31: Met Debuts on the Air
January 7: Cherubini’s Medea 
January 14: Giodano’s Fedora
January 21: Donizetti's L'Elisir D'Amore
January 28: Poulenc's Diologues De Carmelites
February 4: Verdi's Macbeth
February 11: Celebrating Franco Zeffirelli 
February 18: Verdi's Don Carlo 
February 25: Shostakovich's Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk
March 4: Listener’s Choice: Great Met Broadcasts
March 11: Verdi’s La Traviata
March 18: Wagner’s Lohengrin
March 25: Bellini’s Norma
April 1: Verdi’s Falstaff
April 8: Piccini’s Tosca
April 15: Strauss’s Der Rosenkavalier
April 22: Mozart’s Idomeneo
April 29: Blachard's Champion
May 6: Puccini's La Boheme
May 13: Verdi's Aida
May 20: Mozart's Don Giovanni
May 27: Britten's Peter Grimes
June 3: Mozart's Die Zauberflote
June 10: Wagner's Der Fliegende Hollander


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

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