Metropolitan Opera: Wagner’s Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg


The Metropolitan Opera Saturday Matinee broadcasts are back on Classical 90.5. This week is Wagner’s epic comedy, back at the Met for the first time in eight years. James Morris and Michael Volle share the central role of Hans Sachs. Johan Botha reprises his indomitable Walther, and the elegant Annette Dasch is Eva.

Metropolitan Opera Finale


The Metropolitan Opera wraps up its Saturday Matinee broadcasts for the season, this Saturday at 1pm, with Rossini’s La Cenerentola (Cinderella). Opera will continue on Saturday’s with Lyric Opera of Chicago and other productions from around the country. (Photo: Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera)

La Traviata from the Met

Natalie Dessay sings the role of Violetta in Saturday’s live broadcast of La Traviata from the Metropolitan Opera, starting at 12:30pm. Here’s a look at the staging:

Something Rich, and Strange

The Tempest (2003) is this Saturday’s opera, and comes from British composer Thomas Adès and produced by Robert Lepage. Here’s an excerpt from the production. Listen to the entire opera starting at 1pm.

Un Ballo in Maschera preview

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