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Airs Saturdays at 1 pm on WQXR.

WFMT brings you the most electrifying live performances from the world’s great opera companies: the Lyric Opera of Chicago, the LA Opera, the Royal Opera House, San Francisco Opera and the Glimmerglass Festival.

May 16: Strauss's Capriccio from Lyric Opera of Chicago.
May 23: Mozart's Don Giovanni from Lyric Opera of Chicago.
May 30: Verdi's Il Trovatore from Lyric Opera of Chicago.
June 6: Donizetti's Anna Bolena from Lyric Opera of Chicago.
June 13: Wagner's Tristan und Isolde from the Royal Opera House.
June 20: Carousel from Lyric Opera of Chicago.
June 27: Wagner's Tannhäuser from Lyric Opera of Chicago.
July 4: Gershwin's Porgy & Bess from Lyric Opera of Chicago.
July 11: Puccini's Tosca from Lyric Opera of Chicago.
July 18: Weinberg's The Passenger from Lyric Opera of Chicago.
July 25: Verdi's Un Ballo in Maschera from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.
Aug. 1: Mozart's The Magic Flute from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.
Aug. 8: Rossini's William Tell from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.
Aug. 15: Giordano's Andrea Chenier from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.
Aug. 22: Verdi's La Traviata from LA Opera.
Aug. 29: Rossini's The Barber of Seville from LA Opera.
Sept. 5: Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro from LA Opera.
Sept.12: Massenet's Thaïs from LA Opera. 
Sept. 19: Verdi's Rigoletto from San Francisco Opera.
Sept. 26: Puccini's Madame Butterfly from San Francisco Opera.
Oct. 3: Bellini's Norma from San Francisco Opera.
Oct. 10: Handel's Partenope from San Francisco Opera.
Oct.17: Rossini's Cinderella from San Francisco Opera.
Oct. 24: Puccini's La Boheme from San Francisco Opera.
Oct. 31: Berlioz's The Trojans from San Francisco Opera.
Nov. 7: Verdi's Macbeth from the Glimmerglass Festival.
Nov. 14: Vivaldi's Cato in Utica from the Glimmerglass Festival.
Nov. 21: Bernstein's Candide from the Glimmerglass Festival.
Nov. 28: Faccio's Amleto from Opera Southwest.

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