The Metropolitan Opera Saturday broadcasts return to the airwaves starting December 9 on CPR Classical! Audiences worldwide are invited to New York’s iconic opera house every Saturday at 11 a.m. M.T. to experience the Met’s most renowned productions.
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Highlights of the 2023-2024 radio broadcast season include multiple premieres led by Met Opera Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin including Daniel Catán’s “Florencia en el Amazonas” (December 9), the Met’s first opera in Spanish in nearly a century, Jake Heggie's “Dead Man Walking” (January 20), and a new production of Verdi’s “La Forza del Destino” (March 9).
Yannick Nézet-Séguin also revives Met chorus productions of Mozart’s “Requiem” and the Finale from Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony (February 24) along with Verdi’s “Requiem” (March 30). Marin Alsop joins the roster of scheduled conductors for a Met premiere of John Adam’s “El Niño” (May 4). Baritone Will Liveman portrays “Malcolm” in Anthony Davis’ “X: The Life and Times of Malcolm X” (February 3) and “Mercutio” in Gounod's “Roméo et Juliette” (March 23). Superstars Renée Fleming, Joyce DiDonato and Kelli O’Hara return in “The Hours” by Kevin Puts (May 18).
The Met: Live in HD
The Met’s award-winning series of live movie theater transmissions also returns with an extraordinary lineup, including company premieres, new productions and classic repertory favorites.
More Metropolitan Opera 2023-24 Saturday matinee radio broadcast highlights:
- December 9: Daniel Catán: “Florencia en el Amazonas”
- December 30: Mozart: “Le Nozze di Figaro”
- February 10: Valentines from the Met: Great Love Duets
- March 2: Listeners’ Choice: Great Met Broadcasts
- March 16: Puccini: “Turandot”
- April 27: Terence Blanchard: “Fire Shut Up in My Bones”
- June 8: Gluck: “Orfeo ed Euridice”
Explore the entire 2023-2024 season from the Met Opera website, including broadcast times (in Eastern Time). Most Saturday broadcasts begin on CPR Classical at 11:00 a.m. M.T. unless listed otherwise.
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