Opera Encore

To accommodate our international listeners, VivaLaVoce features a complete opera at 3 am ET each day. During this timeslot, we re-air the Opera at 8 broadcast from the previous month. So, operas featured one month at 8pm will be rebroadcast the following month at 3am.

  • Lohengrin

    Episode

    Richard Wagner

    Kurt Moll [Heinrich der Vogler (Henry the Fowler)] | Siegfried Jerusalem [Lohengrin] | Cheryl Studer [Elsa von Brabant] | Hartmut Welker [Friedrich von Telramund] | Waltraud Meier [Ortrud] | Andreas Schmidt [The King's Herald] | Bojidar Nikolov [Nobleman of Brabant] | Franz Kasemann [Nobleman of Brabant] | Claudio Otelli [Nobleman of Brabant] | Peter Koves [Nobleman of Brabant] | Amy-Linda Domaracki [Page] | Ingrid Sieghart [Page] | Senta Fischer [Page] | Elisabeth Mach [Page] | Vienna State Opera Chorus [Saxon and Thuringian counts and nobles | Brabantine counts and nobles, noblewomen, pages, vassals, ladies, serfs] | Vienna Philharmonic | Claudio Abbado (conductor)
  • Tosca

    Episode

    Giacomo Puccini

    Katia Ricciarelli (soprano) [Floria Tosca] | José Carreras (tenor) [Mario Cavaradossi] | Ruggero Raimondi (baritone) [Il barone Vitellio Scarpia] | Gottfried Hornik (bass) [Cesare Angelotti] | Heinz Zednik (tenor) [Spoletta] | Fernando Corena [Un sagrestano] | Victor von Halem (baritone) [Sciarrone] | Victor von Halem (baritone) [Un carceriere] | Wolfgang Bünten (tenor) [Un pastore] | Chor der Deutschen Oper Berlin | Schöneberger Sängerknaben | Berlin Philharmonic | Herbert von Karajan (conductor)
  • Tamerlano

    Episode

    George Frideric Handel

    Derek Ragin [Tamerlan] | Nigel Robson [Bajazet] | Nancy Argenta (soprano) [Asteria] | Michael Chance (alto) [Andronicus] | Jane Findlay [Irène] | Renè Schirrer [Léon] | The English Baroque Soloists | John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)
  • L'italiana in Algeri

    Episode

    Gioachino Rossini

    Ruggero Raimondi (baritone) [Mustafà] | Patrizia Pace [Elvira] | Anna Gonda [Zulma] | Alessandro Corbelli [Haly] | Frank Lopardo (tenor) [Lindoro] | Agnes Baltsa (mezzo-soprano) [Isabella] | Enzo Dara [Taddeo] | Vienna State Opera Concert Chorus | Vienna Philharmonic | Claudio Abbado (conductor)
  • Orfeo ed Euridice

    Episode

    Christoph Willibald Gluck

    Agnes Baltsa (mezzo-soprano) [Orfeo] | Margaret Marshall (soprano) [Euridice] | Edita Gruberova [Amore] | Ambrosian Opera Chorus | Philharmonia Orchestra | Riccardo Muti (conductor)
  • Attila

    Episode

    Giuseppe Verdi

    Ruggero Raimondi [Attila] | Sherrill Milnes [Ezio] | Christina Deutekom [Odabella] | Carlo Bergonzi [Foresto] | Ricardo Cassinelli [Uldino] | Jules Bastin [Leone] | Ambrosian Singers [Leaders, kings & soldiers, Huns, Gepids, Ostrogoths, Heruls, Thuringians, Quadi, Druids, priestesses, men & women of Aquileia, Aquileian maidens in warlike dress, Roman officers & soldiers, Roman virgins & children, hermits, slaves] | Finchley Children's Music Group | Royal Philharmonic Orchestra | Lamberto Gardelli (conductor)
  • Le nozze di Figaro

    Episode

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Thomas Allen (baritone) [Count Almaviva] | Kiri Te Kanawa (soprano) [Countess Almaviva] | Lucia Popp [Susanna] | Samuel Ramey (bass) [Figaro] | Frederica von Stade [Cherubino] | Jane Berbié (soprano) [Marcellina] | Kurt Moll [Bartolo] | Robert Tear (tenor) [Don Basilio] | Philip Langridge [Don Curzio] | Yvonne Kenny [Barbarina] | Giorgio Tadeo (bass) [Antonio] | Lynda Russell (soprano) [Contadina] | Anne Mason [Contadina] | London Opera Chorus | London Philharmonic Orchestra | Sir Georg Solti (conductor)