Saturday Night Opera

Every Saturday night on KING FM, experience the best opera recordings in the world with hosts Aidan Lang and Jonathan Dean of Seattle Opera. Plus, hear LIVE broadcasts of Seattle Opera productions straight from McCaw Hall throughout the season.

The Bartered Bride

Smetana: The Bartered Bride

Airing: February 25, 8pm
Hosted by Aidan Lang

Conductor: Zdeněk Košler
Stars: Beňačková, Dvorský, Novák
Orchestra: Czech Philharmonic

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Roussel: Padmavati

Airing: March 11, 8pm
Hosted by Jonathan Dean

Conductor: Plasson
Stars: Horne, Gedda, Van Dam, Berbie
Orchestra:  Toulouse Capital Orchestra

Metropolitan Opera

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 2016-17 Metropolitan Opera schedule (Eastern Standard Time).

You can also watch selected live and recorded Met operas in theaters all over the country. Click here to view the Live in HD schedule and click here to find your nearest Met theater.

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Dvořák: Rusalka

Saturday, February 25, 10am PST
Cast: Opolais, Jovanovich, Barton
Conductor: Elder


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Massenet: Werther

Saturday, March 4, 10am PST
Cast: Leonard, Bizic, Christy, Grigolo
Conductor: Gardner

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Verdi: La Traviata

Saturday, March 11, 10am PST
Cast: Yoncheva, Fabiano, Hampson
Conductor: Luisotti