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Saturday Afternoon at the Opera



Saturday 1pm–4pm (2 pm AT, 2:30 NT) on CBC Music

Here's where to get your weekly opera fix, presented by one of the greatest Canadian opera stars of all time. Ben Heppner hosts Saturday Afternoon at the Opera every week and brings you the legendary Live from the Met broadcasts as well as outstanding productions from the greatest opera houses around the world. Plus you get a chance to sample the best new recordings and rediscover some of the greatest voices of the past.

Wondering what you heard on Saturday Afternoon at the Opera? Discover what it was at our Playlogs.

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December 1, 2018 to May 11, 2019

CBC Music is proud to bring you the 2018 - 2019 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season on Saturday Afternoon at the Opera. Please see the Metropolitan Opera website for more details.

The contents of each Metropolitan Opera broadcast is copyrighted by the Met, all rights are reserved, and any use or reproduction of any material therein without permission of the Met is strictly prohibited and will be prosecuted.

Details of future broadcasts will appear here as they become available.