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Classical WETA is Washington's home for opera year round.

Classical WETA is Washington's home for opera year round. From December through May, experience the power and passion of the Metropolitan Opera. The rest of the year features performances from leading opera houses around the world, including Washington National Opera.

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Previous broadcasts

Il turco in Italia, Photo by Brescia e Amisano

Il turco in Italia

La Scala

Saturday, November 28, 2020 - 1:00pm

Composer:

GIOACHINO ROSSINI

Conductor:

Diego Fasolis

Rossini’s light-hearted opera is a comedy of misunderstanding, inspired by Mozart’s Cosi fan Tutte, and teems with ensemble pieces. A production of La Scala.

Tosca

La Scala

Saturday, November 21, 2020 - 1:00pm

Composer:

GIACOMO PUCCINI

Conductor:

Riccardo Chailly

Puccini’s thrilling drama of love ripped apart by cruel jealousy, is a production of La Scala with Anna Netrebko in the title role, conducted by Riccardo Chailly.

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