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

KMFA Broadcast Schedule:

December 4, 2021
Aucoin’s Eurydice – Network Broadcast Premiere
Yannick Nézet-Séguin; Erin Morley (Eurydice), Joshua Hopkins (Orpheus), Jakub Józef Orliński (Orpheus's Double), Nathan Berg (Father), Barry Banks (Hades)

Interviews: Matthew Aucoin, Erin Morley, Nathan Berg, Joshua Hopkins, Jakub Józef Orliński, Peter Gelb, Yannick Nézet-Séguin
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December 11
Puccini’s Tosca

December 18
Mozart’s The Magic Flute 

January 1
Massenet’s Cinderella

January 8
Blanchard’s Fire Shut Up in my Bones

January 15
Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro

January 22
Puccini’s La Bohème

January 29
Verdi’s Rigoletto

February 5
The Met’s First Decade on the Air

February 12
Verdi’s Requiem

February 19
Mussorgsky’s Boris Godunov

February 26
Celebrating Black History Month: Groundbreaking Artists on the Air

March 5
Listeners’ Choice: Great Met Broadcasts

March 12
R. Strauss’s Ariadne auf Naxos

March 19
Handel’s Rodelinda

March 26
Verdi’s Don Carlos

April 2
Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin

April 9
Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro

April 16
R. Strauss’s Elektra

April 23
The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess

April 30
Puccini’s Madama Butterfly

May 7
Puccini’s Turandot

May 14 
Wagner’s Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg

May 21
Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor

May 28
Glass’s Akhnaten

June 4
Dean’s Hamlet

June 11
Stravinsky’s The Rake’s Progress

The Metropolitan Opera broadcast season is sponsored by Toll Brothers, America’s luxury home builder, with generous long-term support from The Annenberg Foundation and the Vincent A. Stabile Endowment for Broadcast Media.


Saturday 12:00 p.m. (unless otherwise noted)