New York Met Unveils 2017-18 Opera Season

Published by February 16, 2017 12:52 pm Leave your thoughts

WSKG Public Media will again present the New York Metropolitan Opera’s 87th consecutive Saturday Matinee Radio Broadcast season.  These live broadcasts commonly begin in early afternoon on WSKG Radio.

It kicks off on December 2, 2017 with a live broadcast of Verdi’s Requiem and continues through the May 5 matinee of Roméo et Juliette. The broadcast season will once again be heard live over the Toll Brothers-Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network.

Mary Jo Heath returns for her third season as host and Ira Siff returns for his 11th season as commentator for the broadcasts, which feature a range of dynamic intermission features, live backstage interviews with artists, and the ever-popular Opera Quiz.

The Metropolitan Opera’s full 2017-18 season will feature 220 performances of 26 works, including two Met premieres.  For the full MET schedule, click here.

Photo credit: Winnie Klotz, Metropolitan Opera

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