The Metropolitan Opera 2010-2011 season continues Saturday with a performance of Donizetti’s Don Pasquale (1 pm). Anna Netrebko (pictured above) returns to the role that made her a Met star, with Matthew Polenzani, Mariusz Kwiecien, and John Del Carlo. Music Director James Levine conducts.

Alan Brandt is a senior announcer at WUOL and as been on the Louisville public radio airwaves for 30 years.