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Tune in Saturdays for the Metropolitan Opera, live from New York


The wait is finally over... a brand-new season of live, Saturday afternoon radio broadcasts from The Metropolitan Opera begins at Noon on Saturday, December 2nd.
A complete performance of Verdi's sweeping "Requiem" begins this new season, with favorites including Mozart's "The Magic Flute" and Lehar's "The Merry Widow" airing in December.
The 2017-18 season of Saturday afternoon radio broadcasts runs through May, concluding with Gounod's "Romeo et Juliette" on May 5, 2018.

Help support these wonderful broadcasts to our community with a tax-deductible donation:

This new season of Metropolitan Opera radio broadcasts can be heard locally on Classical 104.9 FM; on your HD radio at WWNO HD-2; online at; and, via your smartphone with our WWNO app.

From all of us at New Orleans Public Radio, we invite you to listen in, starting this Saturday, Dec. 2nd at Noon!

James served as Classical Music Host and Music Director for WWNO from 1999-2007. He relocated to Atlanta with several WWNO staff members after Katrina, and, in 2007, he accepted a position as Music Director at KVNO in Omaha, Nebraska, where he coached young announcers, programmed, and hosted classical music until 2010.