Cher public, here’s the schedule for group listening/viewing of the MetPlayer on Saturday and Sunday:

On Saturday, May 2:

Noon: Cavalleria rusticana/Pagliacci (Telecast April 5, 1978).

3:00 pm: La sonnambula (Broadcast March 30, 1963).

On Sunday, May 3:

Noon: Tosca (Broadcast January 7, 1956).

2:30 pm: Don Carlo (Broadcast March 7, 1964).

5:30 pm: Die Walküre (Broadcast December 2, 1944).

9:00 pm: Otello (Telecast September 25, 1978).

All times are EDT. Check back at for chat postings at the respective start times.

Remember, the MetPlayer preview starts today at 5:00 pm. La Cieca suggests you go to sometime this evening to set up your preview membership. If you have any recommendations of particular “finds” on the site, please let La Cieca and your fellow cher public know!