Every Saturday night on KING FM, experience the best opera recordings in the world with hosts Speight Jenkins and Sue Elliott of Seattle Opera. Plus, hear LIVE broadcasts of Seattle Opera productions straight from McCaw Hall throughout the season.
OFFENBACH: THE GRAND DUCHESS OF GEROLSTEIN Airing:September 27, 8pm Hosted by: Sue Elliott
WEBER: DER FREISCHÜTZ Airing:October 4, 8pm Hosted by: Aidan Lang
MOZART: DON GIOVANNI
A Seattle Opera preview Airing:October 11, 8pm Hosted by: Aidan Lang
SEATTLEOPERA CHANNEL: NOW PLAYING
Don't wait until Saturday to hear great opera! Tune in to our Opera Channel, streaming online 24/7, to hear all the world-famous opera stars perform with the best symphonies. Here's what's playing on the Opera Channel right now:
KORNGOLD: DIE TOTE STADT Hosted by:Speight Jenkins
MUSSORGSKY: BORIS GODUNOV Hosted by:Sue Elliott
WAGNER: DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG Hosted by:Speight Jenkins
Launched in 1931, the Metropolitan Opera’s Saturday matinee broadcasts are the longest-running continuous classical music program in radio history. You'll hear a new opera every Saturday morning, most of them LIVE from Lincoln Center, on KING FM. Click here for the full Metropolitan Opera schedule this season. Next season's radio broadcast schedule can be found here (schedule is in Eastern Standard Time).
ROSSINI: THE BARBER OF SEVILLE
Met Season Opener Airing: December 6, 2014 9am Starring: Isabel Leonard & Lawrence Brownlee Conducted by: Michele Mariotti
WAGNER: DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG Airing: December 13, 2014 9am Starring: Annette Dasch, Karen Cargill & Johan Botha Conducted by: James Levine
MOZART: THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO Airing: December 20, 2014 9am Starring: Amanda Majeski, Danielle De Niese, Serena Malfi, Mariusz Kwiecień & Erwin Schrott Conducted by: Edo de Waart