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Metropolitan Opera on KENW FM
Launched in 1931, the Metropolitan Opera’s Saturday matinee broadcasts are the longest-running continuous classical music program in radio history. The 82nd season begins on December 8, 2012, with Verdi’s Un Ballo in Maschera, starring Sondra Radvanovsky, Marcelo Álvarez, and Dmitri Hvorostovsky, kicking of the celebration of Verdi's 200th birthday. Twenty-three broadcasts will be presented on the Toll Brothers–Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network through May 11, 2013. Margaret Juntwait returns as the series’s host for her ninth season, joined by commentator Ira Siff.
- Mar 2 WAGNER: Parisfal NOTE: Begins at 10:00 am
- Mar 9 VERDI: Don Carlo
- Mar 16 ZANDONAI: Francesca da Rimini NOTE: Begins at 10:00 am
- Mar 23 VERDI: La Forza del Destino
- Mar 30 VERDI: La Traviata NOTE: Begins at 10:30 am