2019-20 Met Opera Season On WSKG Classical


A scene from Glass’s “Akhnaten” with Anthony Roth Costanzo in the title role. Photo: Richard Hubert Smith / English National Opera

The Met’s 89th consecutive Saturday Matinee Radio Broadcast season kicked off on December 7 with a live broadcast of Glass’s Akhnaten and continues through May 9, 2020. The broadcast season will once again be heard live over the Toll Brothers–Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network.

Mary Jo Heath returned for her fifth season as host and Ira Siff returned for his 13th season as commentator for the broadcasts, which feature a range of dynamic intermission features, live backstage interviews with artists, and the ever- 14 popular Opera Quiz.

To hear live performances of the Metropolitan Opera click here.

A scene from the Gershwins’ “Porgy and Bess.” Photo: Tristram Kenton / English National Opera

The 2019–20 Metropolitan Opera Saturday Matinee Radio Broadcast season is1 sponsored by Toll Brothers, America’s luxury homebuilder®, with generous long-term support from the Annenberg Foundation and GRoW @ Annenberg, The Neubauer Family Foundation, and the Vincent A. Stabile Endowment for Broadcast Media, and through contributions from listeners worldwide.

For the complete 2019-20 radio broadcast schedule of the New York Metropolitan Opera, click here.