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VivaLaVoce

Classical WETA’s VivaLaVoce presents classical vocal music in all its forms, from the Middle Ages to the present, 24 hours per day. Featuring Opera, Choral Music, and Art Song, the station offers something for everyone who loves vocal classical music. VivaLaVoce can be heard on HD channel 90.9-2 and online through the audio player on classicalweta.org.

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David Ginder

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Robert Schumann
Liederkreis, Op. 24

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Tonight's Operas

Opera at Eight

Opera at Eight

Listen tonight at 8pm

Les Boréades (Tragédie en musique)

Jean-Philippe Rameau

Jennifer Smith (soprano) [Alphise, reine de la Bactriane (Alphisa, Queen of Bactria)] | Anne-Marie Rodde (soprano) [Sémire, confidente de la reine (the Queen's confidante)] | Edwige Bourdy (soprano) [Polymnie, muse des chants et de la pantomime (Polyhymnia, Muse of Song and Mime)] | Martine March (soprano) [Une Nymphe] | Philip Langridge (haute-contre) [Abaris, amant d'Alphise (in love with Alphisa)] | John Aler (haute-contre) [Calisis, prétendant d'Alphise, descendante de Borée (suitor to Alphisa, of the line of Boreas)] | Jean-Philippe Lafont (bass) [Borée, dieu des vents du Nord (Boreas, god of the North Wind)] | Gilles Cachemaille (baritone) [Borilée, prétendants d'Alphise, descendants de Borée (suitor to Alphisa, of the line of Boreas)] | François Le Roux (baritone) [Adamas, Grand-prêtre d'Apollon (Hight Priest of Apollo]) | Stephen Varcoe (baritone) [Apollon, dieu de la Lumière (Apollo, god of Light)] | Elizabeth Priday (soprano) [L'Amour (Cupid)] | The Monteverdi Choir [Plaisirs et Grâces; prêtres du temple d'Apollon, peuples (people); les Saisons (Seasons); les Muses; les Zéphyrs; les Heures e les Arts (Hours and Arts); vents souterrains (subterranean winds)] | English Baroque Soloists | John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)

Opera Encore

Opera Encore

Listen tonight at 3am

Le Roi et le fermier (The King and the Farmer)

Pierre-Alexandre Monsigny

Thomas Michael Allen (tenor) [Le Roi] | William Sharp (baritone) [Richard, le fermier] | Dominique Labell (soprano) [Jenny] | Thomas Dolié (baritone) [Rustaut] | Jeffrey Thompson (tenor) [Lurewel] | Delores Ziegler (mezzo-soprano) [Le Mère] | Yulia Van Doren (soprano) [Betsy] | David Newman (baritone) [Charlot] | Tony Boutté (tenor) [Le Courtisan] | Opera Lafayette Orchestra | Ryan Brown (conductor)

VivaLaVoce Weekly Schedule

Sunday

12:00 am Vocal Classical Music with David Ginder
3:00 am Opera Encore
5:30 am Vocal Classical Music with Marilyn Cooley
8:00 am Vocal Classical Music with Deb Lamberton
2:00 pm Vocal Classical Music with Bill Bukowski
8:00 pm Opera at Eight
10:30 pm Vocal Classical Music with Nicole Lacroix

Monday

12:00 am Vocal Classical Music with Nicole Lacroix
3:00 am Opera Encore
5:30 am Vocal Classical Music with Deb Lamberton
8:00 am Vocal Classical Music with Nicole Lacroix
2:00 pm Vocal Classical Music with David Ginder
8:00 pm Opera at Eight
10:30 pm Vocal Classical Music with Marilyn Cooley

Tuesday

12:00 am Vocal Classical Music with Marilyn Cooley
3:00 am Opera Encore
5:30 am Vocal Classical Music with Nicole Lacroix
8:00 am Vocal Classical Music with Bill Bukowski
2:00 pm Vocal Classical Music with Marilyn Cooley
8:00 pm Opera at Eight
10:30 pm Vocal Classical Music with David Ginder

Wednesday

12:00 am Vocal Classical Music with David Ginder
3:00 am Opera Encore
5:30 am Vocal Classical Music with Deb Lamberton
8:00 am Vocal Classical Music with Nicole Lacroix
2:00 pm Vocal Classical Music with David Ginder
8:00 pm Opera at Eight
10:30 pm Vocal Classical Music with Marilyn Cooley

Thursday

12:00 am Vocal Classical Music with Marilyn Cooley
3:00 am Opera Encore
5:30 am Vocal Classical Music with Nicole Lacroix
8:00 am Vocal Classical Music with Bill Bukowski
2:00 pm Vocal Classical Music with Marilyn Cooley
8:00 pm Opera at Eight
10:30 pm Vocal Classical Music with David Ginder

Friday

12:00 am Vocal Classical Music with David Ginder
3:00 am Opera Encore
5:30 am Vocal Classical Music with Deb Lamberton
8:00 am Vocal Classical Music with Nicole Lacroix
2:00 pm Vocal Classical Music with David Ginder
8:00 pm Opera at Eight
10:30 pm Vocal Classical Music with Marilyn Cooley

Saturday

12:00 am Vocal Classical Music with Marilyn Cooley
3:00 am Opera Encore
5:30 am Vocal Classical Music with Nicole Lacroix
8:00 am Vocal Classical Music with Bill Bukowski
2:00 pm Vocal Classical Music with Marilyn Cooley
8:00 pm Opera at Eight
10:30 pm Vocal Classical Music with David Ginder
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