Opera Encore

To accommodate our international listeners, WETA 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.

  • Mitridate

    Episode

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Giuseppe Sabbatini [Mitridate] ** Natalie Dessay (soprano) [Aspasia] ** Cecilia Bartoli(mezzo-soprano) [Sifare] ** Brian Asawa [Farnace] ** Sandrine Piau [Ismene] ** Juan Diego Flórez(tenor) [Marzio] ** Hélène Le Corre [Arbate] ** Les Talens Lyriques ** Christophe Rousset(conductor)
  • Prince Igor

    Episode

    Alexander Borodin

    Constantin Chekerliiksi [Igor Svastoslavich] ** Boris Christoff [Prince Galitsky ** Khan Konchak] **Todor Todorov [Vladimir] ** Cyril Dulguerov [Eroshka] ** Alexei Milkovsky [Skula] ** Luben Mikhailov[Lovlur] ** Julia Wiener [Yaroslavna] ** Reni Penkova [Konchakovna] ** Radka Gaeva [Nurse] **Liliana Bareva [Polovtsian Girl] ** Chorus and Orchestra of the National Opera Theatre of Sofia **Jerzy Semkov (conductor)
  • Roland

    Episode

    Jean-Baptiste Lully

    Nicolas Testé [Roland] ** Anna-Maria Panzarella [Ang!lique] ** Olivier Dumait [Médor] ** MoniqueZanetti [Témire] ** Robert Getchell [Astolfe] ** Saomé Haller [La fée principale, Logistille] ** EvgueniyAlexiev [Ziliante ** Demogorgon ** Un suivant d'Angélique] ** Emiliano Gonzalez-Toro [Un insulaire** Tersandre] ** Anders. J. Dahlin [Un insulaire ** Un suivant d'Angélique ** Coridon, un pâtre]] **Marie-Hélène Essade [Un amante contente ** Une suivante d'Angélique ** Une postourelle] **Delphine Gillot [Une suivante d'Angélique ** Une amante contente, La Gloire] ** Les Talens Lyriques** Christophe Rousset (conductor)
  • Hamlet

    Episode

    Ambroise Thomas

    Thomas Hampson (baritone) [Hamlet] ** June Anderson [Ophélie] ** Samuel Ramey (bass)[Claudius, Roi du Danemark] ** Gregory Kunde [Laërte] ** Denyce Graves [La Reine Gertrude] **Jean-Philippe Courtis [Le Spectre] ** Gerard Garino [Marcellus] ** François Le Roux [Horatio] **Michel Trempot [Polonius] ** Thierry Felix [Premier Fossoyeur] ** Jean-Pierre Furlan [SecondFossoyeur] ** Ambrosian Opera Chorus ** London Philharmonic Orchestra ** Antonio de Almeida(conductor)
  • Il barbiere di Siviglia

    Episode

    Gioachino Rossini

    Thomas Allen (baritone) [Figaro] ** Agnes Baltsa (mezzo-soprano) [Rosina] ** Francisco Araiza [IlConte d'Almaviva] ** Domenico Trimarchi [Bartolo] ** Robert Lloyd (bass) [Basilio] ** Sally Burgess[Berta] ** Matthew Best [Fiorello] ** John Noble [Ufficiale] ** Ambrosian Opera Chorus ** Academy ofSt. Martin in the Fields ** Sir Neville Marriner (conductor)
  • Jakobín

    Episode

    Antonin Dvořák

    Karel Prusa [Count Vilem of Harasov] ** Vaclav Zitek [Bohus of Harasov] ** René Tucek [Adolf of Hasarov] ** Marcela Machotkova [Julie] ** Karel Berman [Filip] ** Vilem Pribyl [Jiri] ** Beno Blachut [Benda] ** Daniela Sounova [Terinka] ** Ivana Mixova [Lotinka] ** Kantiléna Children's Chorus ** The Kühn Mixed Choir ** Brno State Philharmonic Orchestra ** Jiri Pinkas (conductor)
  • Teuzzone

    Episode

    Antonio Vivaldi

    Paolo Lopez [Teuzzone] ** Raffaella Milanesi [Zidiana] ** Delphine Galou [Zelinda] ** Roberta Mameli [Cino] ** Furio Zanasi [Sivenio] ** Antonio Giovannini [Egaro] ** Makoto Sakurada [Troncone ** Argonte] ** Le Concert des Nations ** Jordi Savall (conductor)
  • Poliuto

    Episode

    Gaetano Donizetti

    Franco Corelli [Poliuto] ** Maria Callas [Paolina] ** Ettore Bastianini [Severo] ** Nicola Zaccaria [Callistene] ** Piero de Palma (tenor) [Nearco] ** Rinaldo Pelizzoni [Felice] ** Virgilio Carbonari (bass) [Un cristiano] ** Giuseppe Morresi [Un cristiano] ** Coro e Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala ** Antonino Votto (conductor)
  • Paride ed Elena

    Episode

    Christoph Willibald Gluck

    Magdalena Kozená [Paride] ** Susan Gritton (soprano) [Elena] ** Carolyn Sampson [Amore] ** Gillian Webster [Pallade] ** Gabrieli Consort and Players ** Paul McCreesh (conductor)
  • Il Corsaro

    Episode

    Giuseppe Verdi

    José Carreras [Corrado] ** Clifford Grant [Giovanni] ** Jessye Norman [Medora] ** Montserrat Caballé [Gulnara] ** Gian-Piero Mastromei [Seid] ** John Noble [Selimo] ** Alexander Oliver [A black eunuch ** A slave] ** Ambrosian Singers [Corsairs, odalisques, Muslim soldiers & officers, Turks, handmaidens] ** Philharmonia Orchestra ** Lamberto Gardelli (conductor)
  • Die Entführung aus dem Serail

    Episode

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Edita Gruberova [Konstanze] ** Kathleen Battle [Blonde] ** Gösta Winbergh [Belmonte] ** Heinz Zednik [Pedrillo] ** Martti Talvela [Osmin] ** Will Quadflieg [Selim] ** Vienna State Opera Concert Chorus ** Vienna Philharmonic ** Sir Georg Solti (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)