Met Opera LIVE Saturday Broadcasts: The Complete 2019-20 Schedule [UPDATED Due To The Coronavirus]

November 22, 2019
Anna Netrebko as Lady MacbethAnna Netrebko as Lady MacbethMarty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera
Anna Netrebko as Lady Macbeth in Verdi's Macbeth (2014-15 season)

UPDATED March 25, 2020

Due to venue closures across the country, the Metropolitan Opera offers encore broadcasts for the season until further notice. Recorded performances scheduled to-date are noted below. Please check back for updates. 

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The Metropolitan Opera's Saturday Matinee Broadcasts return to CPR Classical every Saturday morning starting Dec. 7, 2019. The opera company has presented some of the world's greatest musicians and productions since 1880.

This year's radio schedule features masterworks like Giuseppe Verdi's "Macbeth," The Gershwins' "Porgy and Bess", Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's "Le Nozze di Figaro", and Giacomo Puccini's "Tosca".

The 2019-20 season runs through May 9th. Below is the schedule for operas and start times, as well as the featured singers and conductors.

Upcoming Broadcasts

Mar. 2811 a.m.Massenet's "Werther" Performance from March 15, 2014. Alain Altinoglu; Lisette Oropesa (Sophie), Sophie Koch (Charlotte), Jonas Kaufmann (Werther), David Bizic (Albert), Jonathan Summers (Le Bailli)
Apr. 411 a.m.Gluck's "Orfeo ed Euridice" Performance from November 1, 2019. Mark Wigglesworth; Hei-Kyung Hong (Euridice), Hera Hyesang Park (Amore), Jamie Barton (Orfeo)
Apr. 1111 a.m.Puccini's "Tosca" Performance from April 30, 2018. Bertrand de Billy; Anna Netrebko (Tosca), Yusif Eyvazov (Cavaradossi), Michael Volle (Scarpia), Patrick Carfizzi (Sacristan)
Apr. 1810:30 a.m.Verdi's "Simon Boccanegra" Performance from February 5, 2011. James Levine; Barbara Frittoli (Amelia Grimaldi), Ramón Vargas (Gabriele Adorno), Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Simon Boccanegra), Nicola Alaimo (Paolo), Ferruccio Furlanetto (Jacopo Fiesco)
Apr. 2511 a.m.Puccini's "Turandot" Performance from January 30, 2016. Paolo Carignani; Nina Stemme (Turandot), Anita Hartig (Liù), Marco Berti (Calaf), Alexander Tsymbalyuk (Timur)
May 211 a.m.Janáček’s "Káťa Kabanová" Performance from December 25, 2004. Jirí Belohlávek; Karita Mattila (Káťa), Magdalena Kozená (Varvara), Judith Forst (Kabanicha), Jorma Silvasti (Boris), Chris Merritt (Tichon), Raymond Very (Váňya Kudrjáš), Vladimir Ognovenko (Dikoj)
May 911 a.m.Donizetti's "Maria Stuarda" Performance from January 19, 2013. Maurizio Benini; Joyce DiDonato (Maria Stuarda), Elza van den Heever (Elisabetta), Matthew Polenzani (Leicester), Joshua Hopkins (Cecil), Matthew Rose (Talbot)

Past Broadcasts

Dec. 711 a.m.Philip Glass' "Akhnaten" Karen Kamensek; Dísella Lárusdóttir (Queen Tye), J'nai Bridges (Nefertiti), Anthony Roth Costanzo (Akhnaten), Aaron Blake (High Priest of Amon), Will Liverman (Horemhab), Richard Bernstein (Aye), Zachary James (Amenhotep III)
New Production ~ Met Premiere
Dec. 1411 a.m.Tchaikovsky's "The Queen of Spades" Vasily Petrenko; Lise Davidsen (Lisa), Elena Maximova (Pauline), Larissa Diadkova (The Countess), Yusif Eyvazov (Hermann), Igor Golovatenko (Yeletsky), Alexey Markov (Tomsky)
Dec. 2111 a.m.Verdi's "Macbeth" Previously recorded Marco Armiliato; Anna Netrebko (Lady Macbeth), Matthew Polenzani (Macduff), Željko Lučić (Macbeth), Ildar Abdrazakov (Banquo).
Performance from Fall 2019
Dec. 2811 a.m.Mozart's "The Magic Flute" Lothar Koenigs; Ying Fang (Pamina), Kathryn Lewek (Queen of the Night), David Portillo (Tamino), Rodell Rosel (Monostatos), Joshua Hopkins (Papageno), Patrick Carfizzi (Speaker), Soloman Howard (Sarastro)
Jan. 410 a.m.Strauss' "Der Rosenkavalier" Sir Simon Rattle; Camilla Nylund (Marschallin), Magdalena Kožená (Octavian), Golda Schultz (Sophie), Katharine Goeldner (Annina), Matthew Polenzani (A Singer), Thomas Ebenstein (Valzacchi), Markus Eiche (Faninal), Günther Groissböck (Baron Ochs)
Jan. 1111 a.m.Berg's "Wozzeck" Yannick Nézet-Séguin; Elza van den Heever (Marie), Tamara Mumford (Margret), Christopher Ventris (The Drum-Major), Gerhard Siegel (The Captain), Andrew Staples (Andres), Peter Mattei (Wozzeck), Christian Van Horn (Doctor)
Jan. 1811 a.m.Verdi's "La Traviata" 'Karel Mark Chichon; Aleksandra Kurzak (Violetta Valéry), Dmytro Popov (Alfredo Germont), Quinn Kelsey (Giorgio Germont)
Jan. 2511 a.m.Puccini's "La Bohème" Previously recorded Marco Armiliato; Ailyn Pérez (Mimì), Olga Kulchynska (Musetta), Matthew Polenzani (Rodolfo), David Bizic (Marcello), Andrei Zhilikovsky (Schaunard), Jongmin Park (Colline), Arthur Woodley (Benoit/Alcindoro)
Performance from Fall 2019
Feb. 111 a.m.The Gershwins' "Porgy and Bess" David Robertson; Angel Blue (Bess), Golda Schultz (Clara), Latonia Moore (Serena), Denyce Graves (Maria), Frederick Ballentine (Sportin' Life), Eric Owens (Porgy), Alfred Walker (Crown), Donovan Singletary (Jake)
Feb. 811 a.m.Berlioz's "La Damnation de Faust" Edward Gardner; Elīna Garanča (Marguerite), Michael Spyres (Faust), Ildar Abdrazakov (Méphistophélès)
Feb. 1511 a.m.Massenet's "Manon" Previously recorded Maurizio Benini; Lisette Oropesa (Manon), Michael Fabiano (Chevalier des Grieux), Carlo Bosi (Guillot de Morfontaine), Artur Ruciński (Lescaut), Brett Polegato (de Brétigny), Kwangchul Youn (Comte des Grieux)
Performance from October 26, 2019
Feb. 2211 a.m.Mozart's "Le Nozze di Figaro" Cornelius Meister; Anita Hartig (Countess), Hanna-Elisabeth Müller (Susanna), Marianne Crebassa (Cherubino), MaryAnn McCormick (Marcellina), Mariusz Kwiecień (Count), Adam Plachetka (Figaro), Maurizio Muraro (Dr. Bartolo)
Feb. 2911 a.m.Handel's "Agrippina" Harry Bicket; Brenda Rae (Poppea), Joyce DiDonato (Agrippina), Kate Lindsey (Nerone), Iestyn Davies (Ottone), Duncan Rock (Pallante), Matthew Rose (Claudio)
New Production ~Met Premiere
Mar. 711 a.m.Mozart's " Così fan tutte" Harry Bicket; Nicole Car (Fiordiligi), Serena Malfi (Dorabella), Heidi Stober (Despina), Ben Bliss (Ferrando), Luca Pisaroni (Guglielmo), Gerald Finley (Don Alfonso)
Mar. 1411 a.m.Wagner's " Der Fliegende Holländer" Valery Gergiev; Anja Kampe (Senta), Mihoko Fujimura (Mary), Sergey Skorokhodov (Erik), David Portillo (Steuermann), Sir Bryn Terfel (Holländer), Franz-Josef Selig (Daland)
Mar. 2111 a.m.Rossini's "La Cenerentola" Performance from May 10, 2014. Fabio Luisi; Joyce DiDonato (Angelina), Juan Diego Florez (Don Ramiro), Pietro Spagnoli (Dandini), Alessandro Corbelli (Don Magnifico), Luca Pisaroni (Alidoro)