Metropolitan Opera

Saturdays beginning at noon, Dec. 6, 2014-May 9, 2015 on KLRE
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The 2014-2015 season of the Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcasts begins Saturday, December 6, 2014 and concludes Saturday May 9, 2015. Click here for the season's full schedule.

April 26: Così fan tutte

Apr 22, 2014
Marty Sohl / Metropolitan Opera

The 2013-14 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with a live broadcast of Mozart’s comic opera Così fan tutte Saturday, April 26 at noon on KLRE Classical 90.5.

April 19: Arabella

Apr 15, 2014
Marty Sohl / Metropolitan Opera

The 2013-14 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with a live broadcast of Richard Strauss’s elegant romance ArabellaSaturday, April 19 at noon on KLRE Classical 90.5.

April 12: Andrea Chénier

Apr 8, 2014
Marty Sohl / Metropolitan Opera

The 2013-14 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with a live broadcast of Giordano’s Andrea Chénier Saturday, April 12 at noon on KLRE Classical 90.5.

April 5: La Boheme

Apr 1, 2014
Marty Sohl / Metropolitan Opera

The 2013-14 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues Saturday, April 5 at noon on KLRE Classical 90.5 with a live broadcast of Puccini’s classic La Bohème.

March 29: La Sonnambula

Mar 26, 2014
Jonathan Tichler / Metropolitan Opera

The 2013-14 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues Saturday, March 29 at noon on KLRE Classical 90.5 with a live broadcast of Bellini’s La Sonnambula.This run marks soprano Diana Damrau's first-ever performances in the title role of the sleepwalking Amina. The broadcast also stars rising Mexican tenor Javier Camarena as Amina's fiance, Elvino, and Italian bass Michele Pertusi as Count Rodolfo, conducted by Marco Armiliato.

March 22: Wozzeck

Mar 18, 2014
Cory Weaver / Metropolitan Opera

The 2013-14 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with a live broadcast of Wozzeck conducted by Met Music Director James Levine Saturday, March 22 at noon on KLRE Classical 90.5.

March 15: Werther

Mar 11, 2014
Ken Howard / Metropolitan Opera

The 2013-14 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with a live broadcast of the tragic romance Werther, Saturday, March 15 at noon on KLRE Classical 90.5.

March 8: The Enchanted Island

Mar 4, 2014
Ken Howard / Metropolitan Opera

The 2013-14 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with a live broadcast of the Baroque pastiche The Enchanted Island Saturday, March 8 at noon on KLRE Classical 90.5.

Richard Hubert Smith / English National Opera Photo

The Metropolitan Opera's 2014-2015 season is set to begin Mon., Sept. 22 with a performance of Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro​ conducted by Met Music Director James Levine.

There are several points to note about the Met's upcoming season:

March 1: Prince Igor

Feb 25, 2014
Cory Weaver / Metropolitan Opera

The 2013-14 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues Saturday, March 1 at noon on KLRE Classical 90.5 with a live broadcast of Borodin’s operatic masterpiece Prince Igor.

Feb. 22: Der Rosenkavalier

Feb 18, 2014
Jonathan Tichler / Metropolitan Opera

The 2013-14 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues Saturday, February 22 on KLRE Classical 90.5 at noon with Strauss’s Der Rosenkavalier.

Feb. 15: Die Frau ohne Schatten

Feb 11, 2014
Ken Howard / Metropolitan Opera

The 2013-14 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues Saturday, February 15 at noon on KLRE Classical 90.5 with an archival broadcast of Richard Strauss’s Die Frau ohne Schatten from last fall, conducted by Vladimir Jurowski and featuring two highly acclaimed performances from the leading sopranos: Anne Schwanewilms in her network broadcast debut as the Empress; and Christine Goerke, who has recently emerged as a major dramatic soprano, singing the role of the Dyer’s Wife.

Feb. 8: Rusalka

Feb 6, 2014
Ken Howard / Metropolitan Opera

The 2013-14 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with a live broadcast of Dvořák’s lyrical fairy tale Rusalka, starring Renée Fleming in one of her signature roles Saturday, February 8 from noon-4 on KLRE Classical 90.5.

Feb. 1: Madama Butterfly

Jan 31, 2014
Ken Howard / Metropolitan Opera

The 2013-14 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with a live broadcast of Puccini’s tragedy Madama Butterfly Saturday, February 1 from noon-4 on KLRE Classical 90.5.

Jan. 25: L'Elisir d'Amore

Jan 23, 2014
Ken Howard / Metropolitan Opera

The 2013-14 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with a live broadcast of Donizetti’s comic romance L’Elisir d’Amore Saturday, January 25 from noon-4 on KLRE Classical 90.5.

Jan. 18: Eugene Onegin

Jan 16, 2014
Lee Broomfield / Metropolitan Opera

The 2013-14 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin, in an archival broadcast from October 5th, 2013, which will air Saturday, January 18 from noon-4 on KLRE Classical 90.5.

Jan. 11: Die Fledermaus

Jan 9, 2014
Ken Howard / Metropolitan Opera

The 2013-14 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with a live broadcast of Johann Strauss Jr.'s Die FledermausSaturday, January 11 from noon-4 on KLRE Classical 90.5.

Jan. 4: The Magic Flute

Jan 2, 2014
Marty Sohl / Metropolitan Opera

The 2013-14 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues Saturday, January 4, 2014 from noon-2 p.m. on KLRE with a live broadcast of the company’s holiday presentation, an abridged, English-language production of Mozart’s The Magic Flute.

Dec. 28: Tosca

Dec 26, 2013
Marty Sohl / Metropolitan Opera

The 2013-14 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with a live broadcast of Puccini’s Tosca, Saturday, December 28 on KLRE from noon-3:30 p.m.

Dec. 21: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Dec 16, 2013
Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera

The 2013-14 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with Benjamin Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream at 12:00 p.m. CT on Saturday, December 21 on KLRE Classical 90.5.

Dec. 14: Verdi’s Falstaff

Dec 12, 2013
Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera

The 2013-14 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season will continue with a live broadcast of Verdi’s Falstaff, conducted by Met Music Director James Levine at 12:00 p.m. CT, Saturday, December 14 on KLRE Classical 90.5.

Dec. 7: Verdi's Rigoletto

Dec 5, 2013
Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera

The 2013-14 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season begins with a broadcast of Verdi’s Rigoletto, starring baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky in his first company performances of the title role this Saturday, December 7 at 12:00 p.m. CT on KLRE Classical 90.5.