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Below is the 2018-19 schedule for the Metropolitan Opera radio broadcasts. All start times are 1:00 pm unless otherwise noted.

Schedule is subject to change, per Met Opera.

2018

December 1

MEFISTOFELE (Boito)

Joseph Colaneri; Angela Meade (Margherita), Jennifer Check (Elena), Michael Fabiano (Faust), Christian Van Horn (Mefistofele)

December 8

IL TRITTICO (Puccini)

BSO Live Summer Series

Jun 11, 2018

This summer, the Boston Symphony Orchestra will be broadcasting performances recorded live in previous years at Tanglewood and Boston Symphony Hall. Full schedule below.

All performances are by the Boston Symphony Orchestra except where noted.

June 2

Thomas Adès, conductor 
Christianne Stotijn, mezzo-soprano 
Mark Stone, baritone

BRITTEN Sinfonia da Requiem 
SIBELIUS Tapiola 
Thomas ADÈS Totentanz, for mezzo-soprano, baritone, and orchestra

Recorded on November 5, 2016, at Symphony Hall in Boston

This year, the WFMT Radio Network Opera Series features great performances by the Lyric Opera of Chicago, LA Opera, San Francisco Opera, OperaDelaware, Opera Southwest, and an especially exciting partnership with the BBC and the European Broadcasting Union to bring operas from The Royal Opera, Roundhouse, Scottish Opera, Opera North, and Glyndebourne.

Highlights of the WFMT Radio Network Opera Series for 2018 include:

The 2018 Carnegie Hall Live series will air on ClassicalNH Fridays from 8-10pm for 13 weeks.

Friday June 1, 2018

CARNEGIE HALL'S OPENING NIGHT GALA
The Philadelphia Orchestra
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Music Director and Conductor
Lang Lang, Piano
Chick Corea, Piano
Maxim Lando, Piano

BERNSTEIN On the Waterfront Symphonic Suite
GERSHWIN Rhapsody in Blue
BERNSTEIN Symphonic Dances from West Side Story

Friday June 8, 2018

Live broadcasts of the 2017-18 Metropolitan Opera Radio Network season begin on Saturday, December 2, 2017 and run through Saturday, May 5, 2018.

All broadcasts begin at 1 pm unless otherwise noted.

December 2, 2017    Verdi Requiem (Verdi)

December 9, 2017    The Magic Flute (Mozart)

December 16, 2017    Norma (Bellini) - New Production

December 23, 2017    Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart)

Carnegie Hall Live is a special series presented by WFMT and running Fridays at 8 pm on ClassicalNH June 30 through September 22. These performances were recorded live in March – June 2017.

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June 30, 2017

Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela

A thrilling night of dances open the new season of Carnegie Hall with Gustavo Dudamel and the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela.

July 7, 2017

Ian Bostridge & Thomas Ades

Classical NH and Symphony NH are teaming up for a special lunchtime performance! Bring your lunch and join us for an intimate preview of the symphony’s upcoming concerts featuring the music of Smetana and Dvorak. (Full performances to be held April 7 in Concord, April 8 in Nashua, and April 9 in Lebanon, NH.)

When: Monday, March 27 at Noon
Where: NHPR's Studio D, 2 Pillsbury St, Concord, NH

Limited seating available. Attendance is free, but registration is required. Register Here

Hear classical performances from Tanglewood this summer - live! These special broadcast-only events featuring the Boston Symphony Orchestra performing at the Koussevitzky Music Shed at Tanglewood will air in the Concord area at WCNH 91.5 and WEVO 89.1 HD2. [Streaming content will vary.]

Sunday broadcasts run 2:30 - 5 pm. 

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Sunday, July 17, 2:30 p.m.

Boston Symphony Orchestra
Gustavo Gimeno, conductor
Yuja Wang, piano

These broadcast-only events featuring the Boston Symphony Orchestra performing hand-picked listener favorites from the 2014-2015 season will air in the Concord area at WCNH 91.5 and WEVO 89.1 HD2. [Streaming content will vary.]

Sunday broadcasts run 2:30 - 5 pm.

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Hear classical performances from Tanglewood this summer - live! These special broadcast-only events featuring the Boston Symphony Orchestra performing at the Koussevitzky Music Shed at Tanglewood will air in the Concord area at WCNH 91.5 and WEVO 89.1 HD2. [Streaming content will vary.]

Sunday broadcasts run 2:30 - 5 pm. 

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Sunday, July 12, 2:30 p.m.

Boston Symphony Orchestra
Ludovic Morlot, conductor
Pinchas Zukerman, violin

CNH Presents will air Thursdays at 8 p.m. and again Saturdays at 11 a.m..

NH Music Festival, 7.11.13
Mendelssohn: The Hebrides Overture, Op. 26

Symphony NH Orchestra and Chorus, 11.23.13
Gershwin: An American in Paris

NH Music Festival, 7.26.12
Adams: Chairman Dances

NH Music Festival, 7.12.12
Dvorak: Slavonic Dance: Furiant #1
Dvorak: Slavonic Dance: Polka
Dvorak: Slavonic Dance: Furiant #2
 

Live Metropolitan Opera Saturday radio broadcasts can be heard from December through May on ClassicalNH; start times will vary (see schedule below).

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Rossini's Il Barbiere Di Siviglia
December 6, 2014 12:00 pm ET
Mariotti; Leonard, Brownlee, Maltman, Muraro, Burchuladze

Tune in on Thursday, December 25th as ClassicalNH brings you the following special holiday concerts:

9 - 11 a.m.     Music of the Baroque Brass and Choral Concert

Hosted by celebrated WFMT host Candice Agree, tune in to the great works of composers like Giovanni Gabrieli, Johann Sebastian Bach, Francis Poulenc, Samuel Scheidt, and John Tavener among others.

11 a.m. - Noon     Valparaiso University Christmas Concert

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