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Met Opera Saturday Matinee Broadcasts

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

The Metropolitan Opera Saturday Matinee radio broadcasts continue each Saturday with a pre-recorded performance from their archives.

Support for the Metropolitan Opera broadcasts on WGUC comes from the H.B. E.W. and F.R. Luther Charitable Foundation, Narley L. Haley and Fifth Third Bank co-trustees.

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Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor

Saturday May 21, 2022 at 1 p.m.
Riccardo Frizza, conductor
Nadine Sierra (Lucia), Javier Camarena (Edgardo), Artur Rucinski (Enrico), Matthew Rose (Raimondo)

Glass: Akhnaten

Saturday May 28, 2022 at 1 p.m.
Karen Kamensek, conductor
Anthony Roth Costanzo (Akhnaten), Rihab Chaieb (Nefertiti), Zachary James (Amenhotep III), Disella Lárusdóttir (Queen Tye), Aaron Blake (High Priest of Amon), Richard Bernstein (Aye), Will Liverman (Horemhab)

Dean: Hamlet

Saturday June 4, 2022 at 1 p.m.
Nicholas Carter, conductor
Allan Clayton (Hamlet), Brenda Rae (Ophelia), Rod Gilfry (Claudius), Sarah Connolly (Gertrude), William Burden (Polonius), Jacques Imbrailo (Horatio), John Tomlinson (Ghost), David Butt Philip (Laertes), Aryeh Nussbaum Cohen (Rosencrantz), Christopher Lowrey (Guildenstern)

Stravinsky: The Rake's Progress

Saturday June 11, 2022 at 1 p.m.
Susanna Mälkki, conductor
Ben Bliss (Tom Rakewell), Golda Schultz (Anne Trulove), Christian Van Horn (Nick Shadow), Alice Coote (Baba the Turk), James Creswell (Trulove)

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