The Metropolitan, now in its 81st season of Saturday afternoon radio broadcasts, is the longest-running classical music series in American broadcast history—with a 22-week season featuring many of the world’s greatest operatic artists, beginning December 3. The series is broadcast live over the Toll Brothers-Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network. For more information, visit www.operainfo.org.
The 2011-2012 Complete Schedule:
Saturday, December 3, 2011 - 11 a.m.
Bicket, Fleming, Blythe, Scholl, Davies, Kaiser, Shenyang
Saturday, December 10, 2011 - 12 p.m.
Nézet-Séguin, Poplavskaya, Losier, Kaufmann, Braun, Pape
Saturday, December 17, 2011 - 12 p.m.
Puccini: Madama Butterfly
Domingo, Zhang, Zifchak, Smith, Salsi
Saturday, December 24, 2011 - 11 a.m.
Donizetti: La Fille du Regiment
Abel, Machaidze, Murray, Te Kanawa, Brownlee, Muraro
Saturday, December 31, 2011 - 12 p.m.
Archival Broadcast: Strauss's Die Fledermaus, from January 20, 1951
Ormandy, Piazza, Munsel, Stevens,Kullman, Tucker, J. Brownlee, Gilford
Saturday, January 7, 2012 - 12 p.m.
Humperdinck: Hansel Gretel
Ticciati; Kurzak, Coote, Martens, Brubaker, D. Croft
Saturday, January 14, 2012 - 12 p.m.
Archival Broadcast: Bellini's Norma, from April 4, 1970
Bonynge; Sutherland, Horne, Bergonzi, Siepi
Saturday, January 21, 2012 - 12 p.m.
The Enchanted Island
Christie; de Niese, Oropesa, DiDonato, Daniels, Costanzo, Domingo, Pisaroni
Saturday, January 28, 2012 - 12 p.m.
Franck, Racette, Antonenko, Gagnidze, Plishka
Saturday, February 4, 2012 - 11 a.m.
Donizetti: Anna Bolena
Armiliato, Netrebko, TBA, Mumford, Costello, Abdrazakov
Saturday, February 11, 2012 - 11 a.m.
Levine, Voigt, Harmer, Meier, Lehman, Paterson, Owens, König
Saturday, February 18, 2012 - 12 p.m.
Rossini's: Il Barbiere di Siviglia
Benini, Damrau, C. Lee, Pogossov, Del Carlo, Furlanetto
Saturday, February 25, 2012 - 12 p.m.
Armiliato, Meade, Licitra, Hvorostovsky, Furlanetto
Saturday, March 3, 2012 - 12 p.m.
Armiliato, Urmana, Blythe, Álvarez, Ataneli, Morris, Bisch
Saturday, March 10, 2012 - 11 a.m.
Mozart: Don Giovanni
Davis, Rebeka, Dasch, Leonard, Polenzani, Finley, Relyea, Shenyang, Morris
Saturday, March 17, 2012 - 11 a.m.
Petrenko, Borodina, Didyk, Galouzine, Gagnidze, Kotscherga, Abdrazakov
Saturday, March 24, 2012 - 12 p.m.
Noseda, Michael, Pittas, Hampson, Groissböck
Saturday, March 31, 2012 - 12 p.m.
Donizetti: L'Elisir d'Amore
Renzetti, Damrau, Flórez, Kwiecien, Corbelli
Saturday, April 7, 2012 - 11 a.m.
Luisi, Netrebko, Beczala, Szot, Pittsinger
Saturday, April 14, 2012 - 12 p.m.
Verdi: La Traviata
Luisi, Dessay, Polenzani, Hvorostovsky
Saturday, April 21, 2012 - 10 a.m.
Levine, Voigt, Bardon, Lehman, Siegel, Terfel, Owens
Saturday, April 28, 2012 - 10 a.m.
Wagner: Die Walküre
Levine, Dalayman, Westbroek, Blythe, Kaufmann, Terfel, König
Saturday, May 5, 2012 - 11:30 a.m.
Janácek: The Makropulos Case
Bělohlávek, Mattila, Streit, Reuter, Fox
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