Le Comte Ory

Rossini’s comedy stars tenor Juan Diego Florez as the amorous Comte. Listen Saturday at 1 p.m.

La Rondine

Puccini’s tale of Magda, who like the swallow of the title, goes south in search of romance and happiness. Listen Saturday at 1 p.m.

Maria Stuarda

Joyce DiDonato sings the title role in Donizetti’s bel canto drama. Listen Saturday at 1 p.m.

Il Trovatore

Verdi’s dramatic opera of Leonora and her love for the mysterious troubadour, set in war-ravaged Spain. Listen Saturday at 1 p.m.    

Les Troyens

Berlioz’ Trojan War epic of the conflict between love and duty. Listen Saturday at noon. Photo: Cory Weaver/Metropolitan Opera 

The Tempest

Thomas Ades conducts his adaptation of Shakespeare. Listen Saturday at 1 p.m.

Verdi’s Aida

A romantic triangle set in ancient Egypt. Listen Saturday at 1 p.m. Photo: Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera