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Airs Saturday, January 26, 2019, at 12 Noon. The 2018-19 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with the network broadcast premiere of the gripping psychological drama Marnie, an original Met commission by composer Nico Muhly and librettist Nicholas Wright. Mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard stars in the title role of a woman trapped in a cycle of crime and deception. Baritone Christopher Maltman is Mark Rutland, who blackmails Marnie into marriage, and countertenor Iestyn Davies is Mark’s brother Terry.

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Airs Saturday, January 19, 2019, at 12 noon. The 2018-19 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with Yannick Nézet-Séguin, the Met’s Jeanette Lerman-Neubauer Music Director, conducting Pelléas et Mélisande, Debussy’s meditation on the mysteries of love and betrayal. The cast features three young Met stars portraying a complex love triangle: Isabel Leonard as Mélisande, Paul Appleby as Pelléas, and Kyle Ketelsen as Pelléas’s brother Golaud – Mélisande’s husband.

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Airs Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 12 :00 noon. The 2018-19 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with Puccini’s Il Trittico, celebrating the 100th anniversary of the opera’s world premiere, which took place at the Met in December of 1918.

Jennifer Check as Helen of Troy in Boito's Mefistofele - Photo - Karen Almond - Met Opera
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Airs Saturday, December 1, 2018, at 12 noon. The 2018-19 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season opens with Arrigo Boito’s Mefistofele, starring 2018 Richard Tucker Award winner Christian Van Horn in the diabolical title role. The opera also stars Michael Fabiano as Faust, who bargains with the devil for his soul, Angela Meade as the innocent Margherita, and Jennifer Check as Helen of Troy. All four principal singers made role debuts with this run of the opera, which had not been heard at the Met since the 1999-2000 season.

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Airs Saturday, April 28, 2018, at 12 noon. The 2017-18 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with Cendrillon, Jules Massenet’s 1899 operatic adaptation of the classic Cinderella story, in its first network broadcast from the Met stage. Mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato stars in the title role, opposite mezzo-soprano Alice Coote as Prince Charming.

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