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The Metropolitan Opera 2023-24 Season

A dancer in the opening scene from Act I of Puccini's 'Madama Butterfly.'
Ken Howard
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Metropolitan Opera
A dancer in the opening scene from Act I of Puccini's 'Madama Butterfly.'

2023-24 Robert K. Johnson Foundation-Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network Season

The live Metropolitan Opera Saturday radio broadcasts can be heard on WCLV and its live stream Saturdays at 1:00 p.m., unless noted below.

The 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.

December 9, 2023 at 1:00 p.m.

FLORENCIA EN EL AMAZONAS (Daniel Catán) – Libretto by Marcela Fuentes-Berain – New Production/Met Premiere

Yannick Nézet-Séguin; Ailyn Pérez (Florencia), Gabriella Reyes (Rosalba), Mario Chang (Arcadio), Mattia Olivieri (Riolobo), Nancy Fabiola Herrera (Paula), Michael Chioldi (Álvaro), Greer Grimsley (Captain)

December 16, 2023 at 12:00 p.m.

THE MAGIC FLUTE (Mozart) – Holiday Presentation – Abridged English-language version

Patrick Furrer; Piotr Buszewski (Tamino), Janai Brugger (Pamina), Rolando Villazón (Papageno), Brindley Sherratt (Sarastro), Kathryn Lewek (Queen of the Night), Brenton Ryan (Monostatos), Patrick Carfizzi (Speaker)

December 23, 2023 at 1:00 p.m.

TANNHÄUSER (Wagner)

Donald Runnicles; Andreas Schager (Tannhäuser), Elza van den Heever (Elisabeth), Ekaterina Gubanova (Venus), Christian Gerhaher (Wolfram), Georg Zeppenfeld (Landgraf Hermann)

December 30, 2023 at 1:00 p.m.

LE NOZZE DI FIGARO (Mozart)

Honoring the centenaries of Cesare Siepi and Victoria de los Angeles with a performance from April 7, 1956

Max Rudolf; Cesare Siepi (Figaro), Victoria de los Angeles (Countess Almaviva), Nadine Conner (Susanna), Frank Guarrera (Count Almaviva),Mildred Miller (Cherubino), Sandra Warfield (Marcellina), Fernando Corena (Dr. Bartolo)

January 6, 2024 at 1:00 p.m.

NABUCCO (Verdi)

Daniele Callegari; George Gagnidze (Nabucco), Liudmyla Monastyrska (Abigaille), Dmitry Belosselskiy (Zaccaria), SeokJong Baek (Ismaele), Maria Barakova (Fenena)

January 13, 2024 at 12:30 p.m.

LA BOHÈME (Puccini)

Marco Armiliato; Elena Stikhina (Mimì), Joseph Calleja (Rodolfo), Kristina Mkhitaryan (Musetta), Adam Plachetka (Marcello), Krzysztof Bączyk (Colline), Rodion Pogossov (Schaunard), Donald Maxwell (Benoit/Alcindoro)

January 20, 2024 at 1:00 p.m.

DEAD MAN WALKING (Jake Heggie) – Libretto by Terrence McNally – Based on the Book by Sister Helen Prejean – New Production/Met Premiere

Performance from October 21, 2023

Yannick Nézet-Séguin; Joyce DiDonato (Sister Helen Prejean), Ryan McKinny (Joseph De Rocher), Susan Graham (Mrs. Patrick De Rocher), Latonia Moore (Sister Rose)

January 27, 2024 at 1:00 p.m.

CARMEN (Bizet) – New Production

Daniele Rustioni; Aigul Akhmetshina (Carmen), Piotr Beczała (Don José), Angel Blue (Micaëla), Kyle Ketelsen (Escamillo)

February 3, 2024 at 1:00 p.m.

X: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF MALCOLM X (Anthony Davis) – Libretto by Thulani Davis – Story by Christopher Davis – New Production/Met Premiere

Performance from November 18, 2023

Kazem Abdullah; Will Liverman (Malcolm), Victor Ryan Robertson (Elijah/Street), Leah Hawkins (Louise/Betty), Raehann Bryce-Davis (Ella), Michael Sumuel (Reginald)

February 10, 2024 at 1:00 p.m.

Valentines from the Met: Great Love Duets

Archival Broadcast

Romantic moments in memorable performances from the Met's radio archives

February 17, 2024 at 1:00 p.m.

UN BALLO IN MASCHERA (Verdi)

Performance from fall 2023

Carlo Rizzi; Charles Castronovo (Gustavo III), Angela Meade (Amelia), Quinn Kelsey (Count Anckarström), Liv Redpath (Oscar), Olesya Petrova (Ulrica)

February 24, 2024 at 1:00 p.m.

Mozart and Beethoven in Concert at the Met

Mozart's Requiem from February 24, 2023 and the finale of Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 from March 14, 2022

Yannick Nézet-Séguin; Golda Schultz, Emily D’Angelo, Dmytro Popov, Vladyslav Buialskyi / Elza van den Heever, Jamie Barton, Piotr Beczała, Ryan Speedo Green

March 2, 2024 at 1:00 p.m.

Listeners' Choice: Great Met Broadcasts

Opera TBA

March 9, 2024 at 12:00 p.m.

LA FORZA DEL DESTINO (Verdi) – New Production

Yannick Nézet-Séguin; Lise Davidsen (Leonora), Brian Jagde (Don Alvaro), Igor Golovatenko (Don Carlo di Vargas), Soloman Howard (Marquis of Calatrava/Padre Guardiano), Judit Kutasi (Preziosilla), Patrick Carfizzi (Fra Melitone)

March 16, 2024 at 12:00 p.m.

TURANDOT (Puccini)

Oksana Lyniv; Elena Pankratova (Turandot), SeokJong Baek (Calàf), Aleksandra Kurzak (Liù),Vitalij Kowaljow (Timur)

March 23, 2024 at 1:00 p.m.

ROMÉO ET JULIETTE (Gounod)

Yannick Nézet-Séguin; Nadine Sierra (Juliette), Benjamin Bernheim (Roméo), Will Liverman (Mercutio), Alfred Walker (Frère Laurent), Samantha Hankey (Stéphano), Frederick Ballentine (Tybalt)

March 30, 2024 at 1:00 p.m.

REQUIEM (Verdi)

Performance from September 27, 2023

Yannick Nézet-Séguin; Leah Hawkins, Karen Cargill, Matthew Polenzani, Dmitry Belosselskiy

April 6, 2024 at 1:00 p.m.

L’ELISIR D’AMORE (Donizetti)

Performance from April 6, 1974

Max Rudolf; Luciano Pavarotti (Nemorino), Judith Blegen (Adina), John Reardon (Belcore), Ezio Flagello (Dr. Dulcamara)

April 13, 2024 at 1:00 p.m.

DIE FLEDERMAUS (J. Strauss)

Celebrating the opera’s 150th anniversary with a performance from December 31, 1986

Jeffrey Tate; Kiri Te Kanawa (Rosalinde), Håkan Hagegård (Eisenstein), Judith Blegen (Adele), Tatiana Troyanos (Orlofsky), David Rendall (Alfred), Michael Devlin (Dr. Falke), Franz Mazura (Frank), Otto Schenk (Frosch)

April 20, 2024 at 1:00 p.m.

LA RONDINE (Puccini)

Speranza Scappucci; Angel Blue (Magda), Jonathan Tetelman (Ruggero), Emily Pogorelc (Lisette), Bekhzod Davronov (Prunier)

April 27, 2024 at 1:00 p.m.

FIRE SHUT UP IN MY BONES (Terence Blanchard) – Libretto by Kasi Lemmons

Performance from spring 2024

Evan Rogister; Ryan Speedo Green (Charles), Latonia Moore (Billie), Brittany Renee (Destiny/Loneliness/Greta)

May 4, 2024 at 1:00 p.m.

EL NIÑO (John Adams) – New Production/Met Premiere

Marin Alsop; Julia Bullock (Soprano), Daniela Mack (Mezzo-Soprano), Davóne Tines (Bass-Baritone), Key’mon W. Murrah (Countertenor), Siman Chung (Countertenor), Eric Jurenas (Countertenor)

May 11, 2024 at 1:00 p.m.

MADAMA BUTTERFLY (Puccini)

Xian Zhang; Asmik Grigorian (Cio-Cio-San), Jonathan Tetelman (Pinkerton), Elizabeth DeShong (Suzuki), Lucas Meachem (Sharpless)

May 18, 2024 at 1:00 p.m.

THE HOURS (Kevin Puts) – Libretto by Greg Pierce

Kensho Watanabe; Renée Fleming (Clarissa Vaughan), Joyce DiDonato (Virginia Woolf), Kelli O’Hara (Laura Brown), Kyle Ketelsen (Richard), Sean Panikkar (Leonard Woolf), Brandon Cedel (Dan Brown), William Burden (Louis)

May 25, 2024 at 1:00 p.m.

LA FANCIULLA DEL WEST (Puccini)

Performance from October 27, 2018

Marco Armiliato; Eva-Maria Westbroek (Minnie), Jonas Kaufmann (Dick Johnson), Željko Lučić (Jack Rance), Carlo Bosi (Nick), Michael Todd Simpson (Sonora), Matthew Rose (Ashby), Oren Gradus (Jake Wallace)

June 1, 2024 at 1:00 p.m.

CINDERELLA (Massenet) – Abridged English-language version by Kelley Rourke

Performance from January 1, 2022

Emmanuel Villaume; Isabel Leonard (Cinderella), Emily D'Angelo (Prince Charming), Stephanie Blythe (Madame de la Haltière), Laurent Naouri (Pandolfe), Jessica Pratt (Fairy Godmother)

June 8, 2024 at 1:00 p.m.

ORFEO ED EURIDICE (Gluck)

Christian Curnyn; Anthony Roth Costanzo (Orfeo), Ying Fang (Euridice), Elena Villalón (Amore)