Met Opera Quiz Exported to U.K.

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A special U.K. edition of the Met Opera Quiz will be broadcast next month, according to the BBC.

The quiz will be recorded at the Royal Opera House's Linbury Studio Theatre on January 31 and broadcast on BBC Radio 3, which carries the weekly live Metropolitan Opera broadcasts, on February 12.

Panelists will include Mark Elder, the music director of the U.K.'s Hall_ Symphony and the longtime music director of English National Opera; opera translator and scholar Amanda Holder; Elaine Padmore, the director of the Royal Opera; and tenor Robert Tear. The BBC's Stephanie Hughes will host.

The Met Opera Quiz is one of the most popular intermission features of the long-running Met broadcasts. About 3,000 listeners submit questions for the quiz each season.

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