Opera at Eight

In addition to the opera excerpts presented throughout the day, VivaLaVoce features a complete opera at 8 pm each day: Opera at 8. These opera performances are taken from the extensive Classical WETA library, ranging from classic recordings to the most recent releases.

  • Elektra


    Richard Strauss

    Regina Resnik [Klytämnestra] ** Birgit Nilsson (soprano) [Elektra] ** Marie Collier [Chrystotemis] ** Gerhard Stolze [Aegisth] ** Tom Krause [Orest] ** Tugomir Franc [Der Pfleger] ** Margareta Sjöstedt [Die Vertraute] ** Margarita Lilowa [Die Schleppträgerin] ** Helen Watts (alto) [Erste Magd] ** Maureen Lehane [Zweite Magd] ** Yvonne Minton (mezzo-soprano) [Dritte Magd] ** Jane Cook [Vierte Magd] ** Felicia Weathers [Fünfte Magd] ** Pauline Tinsley [Aufseherin] ** Gerhard Unger [Junger Diener] ** Leo Heppe [Alter Diener] ** Vienna Philharmonic ** Sir Georg Solti (conductor)