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Launched in 1931, the Metropolitan Opera's Saturday matinee broadcasts are the longest-running continuous classical program in radio history. 

Contents of the broadcast are copyrighted by The Metropolitan Opera, all rights are reserved, and any use or reproduction of any of the material therein without permission of The Metropolitan Opera is strictly prohibited and will be prosecuted.

List of performances to be broadcast. Consult our listings below for local airtimes.

You can also experience the Met live at your local movie theater!

When and where to tune-in

Saturdays from 1 p.m. to approx 4 p.m. on Classical 91.5

Recently on The Metropolitan Opera (inactive page)

Saturday, July 18th - 3:30pm

The Metropolitan Opera Announces 2016 National Council Winners.  You can hear the finals July 16th from 3:30-6:00 p.m.

Saturdays at 1:00 p.m.

Music Director James Levine returns to the Metropolitan Opera pit to conduct Mozart's Die Entführung aus dem Serail.

Saturdays at 1:00 p.m.

This month the Metropolitan Opera performs Anthony Minghella's stunning production of Puccini's Madama Butterfly, with Kristine Opolias singing the title role.

Saturdays at 1:00 p.m. (end times vary)

The Metropolitan Opera radio broadcasts wrap up this month, but opera continues year-round, with the Lyric Opera of Chicago beginning May 16th. 

Saturdays at 1:00 p.m. (end times vary)

The Metropolitan Opera radio broadcast this March features operas of Verdi, Shostakovich, Mascagni, and Leoncavallo. All radio broadcasts begin at 1:00 p.m. unless specifically noted.  There is one Live in HD Theatercast this month (4/25); it is noted "Live in HD." 

Saturdays at 1:00 p.m. (end times vary)

The Metropolitan Opera radio broadcast this March features operas of Bizet, Rossini, Massenet, and Donizetti. All radio broadcasts begin at 1:00 p.m. unless specifically noted.  There is one Live in HD Theatercast this month (3/14); it is noted "Live in HD." 

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