Listen to the Metropolitan Opera at noon Saturdays

The Metropolitan Opera broadcasts are back on YourClassical MPR. This Saturday, Feb. 4, listen to the MET Opera’s performance of ‘Macbeth' by Giuseppe Verdi, featuring conductor Francesco Molinari-Pradelli, baritone Sherrill Milnes and soprano Martina Arroyo.Metropolitan Opera

January 30, 2023

Starting on Saturday Dec. 10, 2022, the MET Opera broadcasts return to YourClassical MPR. Listen at noon central to the 92nd season of Saturday matinee radio broadcasts, featuring present and past performances from the Metropolitan Opera stage.


MACBETH — Verdi

Saturday, Feb. 4, 2023, noon central

Performance from Feb. 3, 1973

Milnes, Arroyo, Raimondi, Tagliavini

Francesco Molinari-Pradelli, conductor

3 hours

Celebrating Franco Zeffirelli

Saturday, Feb. 11, 2023, noon central

Archival Broadcast

The Met commemorates the centenary of Franco Zeffirelli’s birth with a special presentation drawn from the company’s radio archives.

VERDI — Don Carlo

Saturday, Feb. 18, 2023, noon central

Performance from fall 2022

Thomas, Buratto, Mattei, Matochkina

Carlo Rizzi, conductor

3 hours, 50 minutes

SHOSTAKOVICH — Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk

Saturday, Feb. 25, 2023, noon central

Performance from Oct. 12, 2022

Sozdateleva, Jovanovich, Relyea, Schukoff

Keri-Lynn Wilson, conductor

3 hours, 15 minutes

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Saturday, March 4, 2023, noon central

Opera TBA

VERDI — La Traviata

Saturday, March 11, 2023, noon central

Blue, Popov, Ruciński

Nicola Luisotti, conductor

3 hours

WAGNER — Lohengrin

Saturday, March 18, 2023, 11 a.m. central

Beczała, Wilson, Goerke, Nikitin

Yannick Nézet-Séguin, conductor

4 hours, 35 minutes

BELLINI — Norma

Saturday, March 25, 2023, 11 a.m. central

Yoncheva, Gubanova, Spyres, van Horn

Maurizio Benini, conductor

3 hours, 15 minutes

VERDI — Falstaff

Saturday, April 1, 2023, 11:30 a.m. central

Volle, Pérez, Lemieux, Maltman, Hyesang Park

Daniele Rustioni, conductor

2 hours, 45 minutes

PUCCINI — Tosca

Saturday, April 8, 2023, noon central

Gheorghiu, Eyvazov, Lučić, Carfizzi

Domingo Hindoyan, conductor

2 hours

STRAUSS — Der Rosenkavalier

Saturday, April 15, 2023, 11 a.m. central

Leonard, Davidsen, Groissböck, Morley

Simone Young, conductor

4 hours, 30 minutes

MOZART — Idomeneo

Saturday, April 22, 2023, noon central

Performance from fall 2022

Spyres, Fang, Lombardi, Lindsey

Manfred Honeck, conductor

3 hours, 15 minutes

BRITTEN — Peter Grimes

Saturday, April 29, 2023, noon central

Performance from Nov. 9, 2022

Clayton, Car, Plachetka

Nicholas Carter, conductor

3 hours, 15 minutes

PUCCINI — La Bohème

Saturday, May 6, 2023, noon central

Buratto, Mkhitaryan, Costello, Luciano

Yannick Nézet-Séguin, conductor

3 hours, 5 minutes

VERDI — Aida

Saturday, May 13, 2023, 11 a.m. central

Bradley, Petrova, Álvarez, Gagnidze

Paolo Carignani, conductor

3 hours, 50 minutes

MOZART — Don Giovanni

Saturday, May 20, 2023, noon central

Mattei, Lombardi, Martínez, Plachetka

Nathalie Stutzmann, conductor

2 hours, 55 minutes

BLANCHARD — Champion

Saturday, May 27, 2023, noon central

Performance from April 29, 2023

Speedo Green, Owens, Moore, Blythe

Yannick Nézet-Séguin, conductor

3 hours, 15 minutes

MOZART — Die Zauberflote

Saturday, June 3, 2023, noon central

Brownlee, Morley, Oliemans, Milling, Lewek

Nathalie Stutzmann, conductor

3 hours, 10 minutes

WAGNER — Der Fliegende Hollander

Saturday, June 10, 2023, noon central

Konieczny, van den Heever, Belosselskiy, Cutler, Trey Smagur

Thomas Guggeis, conductor

2 hours, 25 minutes