Opera

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.

Massenet: Don Quichotte

Airing: April 1, 8pm
Hosted by Aidan Lang

Conductor: Plasson
Stars: Van Dam, Berganza
Orchestra: Toulouse Capitol Orchestra

G.F. Handel: Julius Caesar

Airing: April 15, 8pm
Hosted by Aidan Lang

Conductor: Jacobs
Stars: Larmore, Schlick, Fink, Ragin
Orchestra: Concerto Cologne

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.

Beethoven: Fidelio

Saturday, April 1, 2017 @ 11am PST
Cast: Pieczonka, Müller, Vogt
Conductor: Weigle