Metropolitan Opera 2020-2021 Season
Saturday's at 12:00 p.m.
- Hosted by Mary Jo Heath
Launched in 1931, the Metropolitan Opera’s Saturday matinee broadcasts are the longest-running continuous classical program in radio history. The 2020-21 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season opens on December 5th, 2020 – the Met’s 90th consecutive year on the air and a milestone for the longest-running classical music series in American broadcast history. The season will include 27 specially selected encore broadcasts, many showcasing operas and stars originally scheduled for live performances in 2020-21. Host Mary Jo Heath and commentator Ira Siff return each week, and intermissions will include new interviews with artists, special features, and a virtual Opera Quiz. Broadcasts can be heard over the Toll Brothers–Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network at 12:00 Noon CT every Saturday through June 5, 2021