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KDFC Broadcasts

Listen online at or on your FM dial with its newly improved transmitters, at 90.3 San Francisco, Los Gatos and Saratoga; 89.9 North and East Bay; 92.5 Ukiah-Lakeport; 104.9FM South Bay and Peninsula; or Comcast Cable 981.  Broadcasts of live-recorded San Francisco Opera performances air at 8pm on the first Sunday of every month, hosted by KDFC’s Dianne Nicolini. Broadcasts will be available for streaming on demand at for four weeks following the original air date.

WFMT Broadcasts

Tune in to the WFMT Radio Network on Saturday mornings at 10am PST to hear operatic favorites, recorded live and broadcast nationally and internationally across the network. San Francisco Opera performances are scheduled in the fall.


Sunday, March 2, 2014
at 8:00pm on KDFC
Norma Vincenzo Bellini
FROM THE ARCHIVES: Joan Sutherland (Norma), Marilyn Horne (Adalgisa), Ermanno Mauro (Pollione), Ezio Flagello (Oroveso), Leslie Richards (Clotilde); conducted by Richard Bonynge. Recorded September 17, 1982, War Memorial Opera House.
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Sunday, April 6, 2014
at 8:00pm on KDFC
Falstaff Giuseppe Verdi
Bryn Terfel (Falstaff), Ainhoa Arteta (Alice Ford), Heidi Stober (Nannetta), Meredith Arwady (Dame Quickly), Francesco Demuro (Fenton), Fabio Capitanucci (Ford), Renée Rapier (Meg Page), Greg Fedderly (Bardolfo), Joel Sorenson (Dr. Caius), Andrea Silvestrelli (Pistola); conducted by Nicola Luisotti. Recorded Fall 2013, War Memorial Opera House. CURRENTLY AVAILABLE FOR STREAMING ON DEMAND until May 4, 11:59pm at
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Sunday, May 4, 2014
at 8:00pm on KDFC
The Barber of Seville Gioachino Rossini
Lucas Meachem (Figaro), Isabel Leonard (Rosina), Javier Camarena (Count Almaviva), Alessandro Corbelli (Doctor Bartolo), Andrea Silvestrelli (Don Basilio), Catherine Cook (Berta); conducted by Giuseppe Finzi. Recorded Fall 2013, War Memorial Opera House.
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Sunday, June 1, 2014
at 8:00pm on KDFC
Die Frau ohne Schatten Richard Strauss
FROM THE ARCHIVES: Presented in celebration of the 150th anniversary of Richard Strauss's birth. Leonie Rysanek (The Empress), Matti Kastu (The Emperor), Walter Berry (Barak), Ursula Schröder-Feinen (Barak’s Wife), Ruth Hesse (The Empress’s nurse); conducted by Karl Böhm. Recorded October 15, 1976, War Memorial Opera House.