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Saturday Afternoon at the Opera with Ben Heppner

Saturday 1pm–4pm (1:30pm-4:30pm NT) on CBC Music

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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. Reach us at opera@cbc.ca Our “Best Operas Ever” series is back. June 22, 2019Mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton presents Das Rheingold by Richard WagnerDaniel Barenboim, conductorWotan - John TomlinsonAlberich - Günter von KannenLoge - Graham ClarkFasolt - Matthias HölleFafner - Philip KangFreia - Eva JohanssonBayreuth Festival Orchestra / June 29, 2019Conductor Jonathan Darlington presents Der Freischütz by Carl Maria von WeberCarlos Kleiber, conductorAgathe - Gundula JanowitzKuno - Siegfried VogelAnnchen - Edith MathisKaspar - Theo AdamMax - Peter SchreierOttokar - Bernd WeiklLeipzig Radio ChorusDresden Staatskapelle / Details of future broadcasts will appear here as they become available.

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