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.
Tchaikovsky’s The Queen of Spades
Vasily Petrenko leads this performance of Tchaikovsky’s thrilling opera, which stars Lise Davidsen (Lisa), Larissa Diadkova (Countess), and Yusif Eyvazov (Hermann).
Željko Lučić and Anna Netrebko star as opera’s most conniving, fearsome couple in this performance of Verdi’s Macbeth led by conductor Marco Armiliato.
Mozart’s Magic Flute
This performance of Mozart’s beloved opera stars David Portillo (Tamino), Ying Fang (Pamina), Joshua Hopkins (Papageno), and Kathryn Lewek (Queen of the Night), and is conducted by Lothar Koenigs.