Saturdays at 12:00 pm
Since 1931, the Metropolitan Opera’s radio broadcasts have brought performances from New York City to listeners around the world.
From its opening in 1883, the Metropolitan Opera has been one of the world’s leading opera companies. Today, the Met continues to present high-quality performances with many of the world’s most renowned artists, a superior company of orchestral and choral musicians, a large repertory of works, and the resources to make performances available to the public. Each season the Metropolitan stages more than 200 opera performances in New York which more than 800,000 people attend. Millions more, throughout the world, experience the Metropolitan Opera on television, through cinemacasts, radio, on tour and recordings.
WFMT offers a complete opera every Saturday at noon with productions from the following companies:
DER ROSENKAVALIER (Strauss)
Renée Fleming (Marschallin), Elīna Garanča (Octavian), Erin Morley (Sophie), Günther Groissböck (Baron Ochs), Markus Brück (Faninal).
CYRANO DE BERGERAC (Alfano)
Jennifer Rowley (Roxane), Roberto Alagna (Cyrano), Atalla Ayan (Christian), Juan Jesús Rodríguez (De Guiche).
DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER (Wagner)
Michael Volle (Dutchman), Amber Wagner (Senta), Franz-Josef Selig (Daland), Jay Hunter Morris (Erik), Ben Bliss (Steersman), Dolora Zajick (Mary).
EUGENE ONEGIN (Tchaikovsky)
Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Onegin), Anna Netrebko (Tatiana), Alexey Dolgov (Lensky), Elena Maximova (Olga), Stefan Kocan (Prince Gremin).
Krassimira Stoyanova (Aida), Riccardo Massi (Radames), Violeta Urmana (Amneris), George Gagnidze (Amonasro), James Morris (Ramfis).
Adrianne Pieczonka (Leonore), Hanna-Elisabeth Müller (Marzelline), Klaus Florian Vogt (Florestan), Falk Struckmann (Rocco), David Portillo (Jaquino), Greer Grimsley (Don Pizarro).
Nadine Sierra (Ilia), Elza van den Heever (Elettra), Alice Coote (Idamante), Matthew Polenzani (Idomeneo), Alan Opie (Arbace).
GUILLAUME TELL (Rossini)
Marina Rebeka (Mathilde), Maria Zifchak (Hedwige), Janai Brugger (Jemmy), Gerald Finley (Guillame Tell).
LA TRAVIATA (Verdi)
Sonya Yoncheva (Violetta Valéry), Michael Fabiano (Alfredo Germont), Thomas Hampson (Giorgio Germont).
There are no upcoming broadcasts at the moment.