Met Opera 2016-17 Radio Broadcast Schedule: Saturdays On CPR Classical

November 12, 2016
Photo: Met Opera Cyrano pic
A scene from the Met Opera production of "Cyrano de Bergerac," set to air May 6.

Hear broadcasts from the Metropolitan Opera, one of the world's leading opera companies, every Saturday on CPR Classical starting Dec. 3.

This year's radio schedule is full of operatic masterworks by Mozart, Puccini, Rossini, Verdi, Beethoven and Wagner. You'll hear stellar performances from singers like Renee Fleming, Eric Owens, Susanna Phillips, Anna Netrebko and more.

The 2016-17 season runs through May 13. Check out the schedule for operas and start times:

DateStart timeOpera
Dec. 310:30 a.m.

Puccini's "Manon Lescaut" Anna Netrebko, Kristine Opolais, Marcelo Álvarez

Dec. 1011 a.m.

Saariaho's "L'Amour de Loin" Eric Owens, Susanna Phillips

Dec. 1711 a.m.Richard Strauss' "Salome" Patricia Racette, Zeljko Lucic, Gerhard Siegel
Dec. 2411 a.m.Humperdinck's "Hansel and Gretel"  
Dec. 3111 a.m.Rossini's "L'Italiana in Algeri" Marianna Pizzolato, René Barbera, Nicola Alaimo, Ildar Abdrazakov
Jan. 711 a.m.Verdi's "Nabucco" Placido Domingo, Liudmyla Monastyrska, Jamie Barton, Dmitri Belosselskiy 
Jan. 1411 a.m.Puccini’s "La Boheme" Ailyn Pérez, Kristine Opolais, Dmytro Popov, Piotr Beczala, Michael Fabiano, Susanna Phillips, David Bizic,  Massimo Cavalletti
Jan. 2111 a.m.Gounod's "Romeo et Juliette" Diana Damrau, Vittorio Grigolo
Jan. 2811 a.m.Rossini's "Il Barbiere di Siviglia" Peter Mattei, Pretty Yende, Javier Camarena
Feb. 411 a.m.Verdi's "Rigoletto" Stephen Costello, Joseph Calleja, Olga Peretyatko, Zeljko Lucic
Feb. 1111 a.m.Bizet's "Carmen" Sophie Koch, Clémentine Margaine, Marcelo Álvarez, Maria Agresta
Feb. 1811 a.m.Bellini's "I Puritani" Diana Damrau, Javier Camarena, Alexey Markov, Luca Pisaroni
Feb. 2511 a.m.Dvorak's "Rusalka" Kristine Opolais, Mary Zimmerman, Brandon Jovanovich, Jamie Barton, Katarina Dalayman, Eric Owens
March 411 a.m.Massenet's "Werther" Vittorio Grigolo, Isabel Leonard
March 1111 a.m.Verdi's "La Traviata" Sonya Yoncheva, Michael Fabiano, Thomas Hampson, Carmen Giannattasio, Plácido Domingo
March 1811 a.m.Rossini's "Guillaume Tell" Gerald Finley, Marina Rebeka, Bryan Hymel
March 2511 a.m.Mozart's "Idomeneo" Matthew Polenzani, Alice Coote, Nadine Sierra, Elza van den Heever
April 111 a.m.Beethoven's "Fidelio" Adrianne Pieczonka, Klaus Florian Vogt, Greer Grimsley, Falk Struckmann
April 811 a.m.Wagner's "Tristan und Isolde" Nina Stemme, Stuart Skelton, Ekaterina Gubanova, René Pape
April 1510:30 a.m.Verdi's "Aida" Liudmyla Monastyrska, Latonia Moore, Krassimira Stoyanova, Ekaterina Gubanova, Violeta Urmana, Marco Berti 
April 2211 a.m.Tchaikovsky's "Eugene Onegin" Anna Netrebko, Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Alexey Dolgov 
April 2911 a.m.Wagner's "Die Fliegende Hollander" Michael Volle, Amber Wagner, Dolora Zajick, Ben Bliss, Franz-Josef Selig, Jay Hunter Morris
May 6 10:30 a.m.Alfano's "Cyrano de Bergerac" Roberto Alagna, Patricia Racette
May 1310:30 a.m.Richard Strauss' "Der Rosenkavalier" Renee Fleming, Elina Garanca, Gunther Groissbock