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Metropolitan Opera 2014-15 Season

Saturday's at 2:00 p.m.
Margaret Juntwait

Launched in 1931, the Metropolitan Opera’s Saturday matinee broadcasts are the longest-running continuous classical program in radio history. This 84th season kicks off on December 6, 2014, with Rossini's IL Barbiere De Siviglia. The season will feature Wagner's Die Meistersinger Von Nürnberg, Verdi's Aida, Puccini's La Bohème, Mozart's Die Zauberflöte, Bizet's Carmen and much more. Twenty-three broadcasts will be presented on the Toll Brothers–Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network through May 9, 2015. Margaret Juntwait returns as the series’s host.

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Met Opera 2014-2015 Season
Met Opera 2014-2015 Season

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11:00am

Sat February 11, 2012
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Metropolitan Opera Radio - Wagner's Götterdämmerung

Deborah Voigt as Brünnhilde and Jay Hunter Morris as Siegfried in Wagner's “Götterdämmerung.”
Photo: Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera

Airs Saturday, February 11 at 11:00 a.m.  The 2011-12 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with a live broadcast of Götterdämmerung, the final opera in Wagner’s four-part cycle Der Ring des Nibelungen. Met Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi leads the performance, which stars Deborah Voigt in the central role of Brünnhilde. Jay Hunter Morris, who stepped into the title role of Wagner’s Siegfried to great acclaim earlier this season, will sing the role of the doomed hero.

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12:00pm

Sat February 4, 2012
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Metropolitan Opera Radio - Donizetti’s Anna Bolena

Ildar Abdrazakov as Enrico and Anna Netrebko as the title character of Donizetti's "Anna Bolena."
Photo: Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera

Airs Saturday, February 4 at 12:00 noon.  The 2011-2012 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with a live broadcast of Donizetti’s Anna Bolena, starring Anna Netrebko in the tour-de-force title role of Henry VIII’s ill-fated second wife, Anne Boleyn. Marco Armiliato conducts the opera, a thrilling dramatization of Boleyn’s final days, which had its Met premiere on opening night of this season in a production by David McVicar.

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12:00pm

Sat January 28, 2012
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Metropolitan Opera: Puccini's Tosca

      Airs Saturday, January 28 at 12:00 noon.  The 2011-2012 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with a live broadcast of Puccini’s Tosca, starring Patricia Racette as the fiery title character, Marcelo Álvarez as her lover, the idealistic Cavaradossi, and James Morris as the villain Scarpia. Finnish conductor Mikko Franck makes his Met debut with this season’s performances of Tosca, and veteran bass Paul Plishka, whose distinguished Met career spans more than 40 years, sings the role of the Sacristan in his final Met performance.

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12:00pm

Sat January 21, 2012
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Metropolitan Opera: The Enchanted Island

A scene from "The Enchanted Island" with Danielle de Niese as Ariel.
Photo: Ken Howard Metropolitan Opera

Airs Saturday, January 21 at 12:00 noon.  The 2011-2012 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with a live broadcast of The Enchanted Island, a world premiere opera written and devised by Jeremy Sams that sets music by Handel, Vivaldi, Rameau, and other composers of the Baroque era to a new, English-language libretto.

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12:00am

Sat January 14, 2012
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The Metropolitan Opera: Bellini's Norma (Archival Broadcast)

Airs Saturday, January 14 at 12:00 noon.   A tribute to Joan Sutherland  

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