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.

  • La Cenerentola

    Episode

    Gioachino Rossini

    Agnes Baltsa [Cenerentola (Angiolina)] | Francisco Araiza [Don Ramiro] | Simone Alaimo [Dandini] | Ruggero Raimondi (baritone) [Don Magnifico] | Carol Malone [Clorinda] | Felicity Palmer (soprano) [Tisbe] | John Del Carlo [Alidoro] | Ambrosian Opera Chorus | Academy of St. Martin in the Fields | Sir Neville Marriner (conductor)
  • Les Indes Galantes

    Episode

    Jean-Philippe Rameau

    Claron McFadden [Hébé | Zima] | Jérôme Corréas [Bellone | Alidoro] | Isabelle Poulenard [L'Amour | Phani] | Nicolas Rivneq [Osman | Adario] | Miriam Ruggeri [Émilie] | Howard Crook [Valère | Damon] | Bernard Delétré [Huascar | Don Alvar] | Jean-Paul Fouchécourt [Don Carlos | Tacmas] | Sandrine Piau [Zaïre] | Noémi Rime [Fatime] | Les Arts Florissants Chœurs et Orchestre | William Christie (conductor)
  • Die lustige Witwe

    Episode

    Franz Lehár

    Felicity Lott (soprano) [Hanna Glawari] | Thomas Hampson (baritone) [Graf Danilo Danilowitsch] | Elzbieta Szmytka [Valencienne] | John Aler [Camille de Rosillon] | Kurt Azesberger [Viscomte Cascada] | Robert Poulton [Baron Mirko Zeta] | Rudolf Schasching [Raoul de St Brioche] | Stuart MacIntyre [Kromow] | Christopher Parke [Bogdanowitsch] | Howard Quilla Croft [Pritschitsch] | Anna O'Byrne [Grisette 1] | Paula O'Sullivan [Grisette 2] | Philippa Daly [Grisette 3] | Michelle Walton [Grisette 4] | Alison Duguid [Grisette 5] | Joanna Campion [Grisette 6] | Sir Dirk Bogarde [Narrator] | The Glyndebourne Chorus | London Philharmonic Orchestra | Franz Welser-Möst (conductor)
  • La Wally

    Episode

    Alfredo Catalani

    Eva Marton [Wally] ** Francesca d'Artegna [Stromminger] ** Francisco Araiza [Giuseppe] ** Munich Radio Orchestra ** Pinchas Steinberg (conductor)
  • Tristan und Isolde

    Episode

    Richard Wagner

    Thomas Moser [Tristan] ** Deborah Voigt [Isolde] ** Petra Lang [Brangäne] ** Peter Weber [Kurwenal] ** Robert Holl [König Marke] ** Markus Nieminen [Melot] ** Michael Roider [Ein Hirt] ** In-Sung Sim [Ein Steuermann] ** John Dickie [Ein junger Seemann] ** Vienna State Opera Chorus ** Vienna State Opera Orchestra ** Christian Thielemann (conductor)
  • Le Cid

    Episode

    Jules Massenet

    Grace Bumbry [Chimene] ** Plácido Domingo (tenor) [Rodrigue] ** Paul Plishka [Don Diegue] **Clinton Ingram [Don Arias] ** Theodore Hodges [Don Alonzo] ** Arnold Voketaitis [Le Comte deGormas] ** Eleanor Bergquist [L'Infante] ** Jake Gardner [Le Roi] ** Peter Lightfoot [l'Envoye Maure]** John Adams [St. Jacques] ** Byrne Camp Chorale ** Opera Orchestra of New York ** Eve Queler(conductor)
  • Médée

    Episode

    Marc-Antoine Charpentier

    Jill Feldman [Médée] ** Jacques Bona [Créon] ** Agnes Mellon [Créuse] ** Gilles Ragon [Jason] **Philippe Cantor [Oronte] ** Sophie Boulin [Nérine] ** Les Arts Florissants Choeurs et Orchestre **William Christie (conductor)
  • Motezuma

    Episode

    Antonio Vivaldi

    Vito Priante [Motezuma] ** Marijana Mijanovic [Mitrena] ** Roberta Invernizzi (soprano) [Teutile] **Maite Beaumont [Fernando] ** Romina Basso [Ramiro] ** Inga Kalna [Asprano] ** Il ComplessoBarocco ** Alan Curtis (conductor)
  • Così fan tutte

    Episode

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Renée Fleming (soprano) [Fiordiligi] ** Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo-soprano) [Dorabella] ** Olaf Bär(baritone) [Guglielmo] ** Frank Lopardo (tenor) [Ferrando] ** Adelina Scarabelli [Despina] ** MichelePertusi [Don Alfonso] ** London Voices [Soldiers, servants, mariners] ** Chamber Orchestra ofEurope ** Sir Georg Solti (conductor)
  • Norma

    Episode

    Vincenzo Bellini

    Montserrat Caballé (soprano) [Norma] ** Fiorenza Cossotto [Adalgisa] ** Plácido Domingo (tenor)[Pollione] ** Ruggero Raimondi (baritone) [Oroveso] ** Elizabeth Bainbridge [Clotilde] ** KennethCollins [Flavio] ** Ambrosian Opera Chorus ** London Philharmonic Orchestra ** Carlo Felice Cillario(conductor)
  • Otello

    Episode

    Giuseppe Verdi

    Plácido Domingo [Otello] ** Cheryl Studer [Desdemona] ** Sergei Leiferkus [Jago] ** Denyce Graves[Emilia] ** Ramon Vargas [Cassio] ** Michael Schade [Roderigo] ** Ildebrando D'Arcangelo[Lodovico] ** Giacomo Prestia [Montano] ** Philippe Duminy [Un Araldo] ** Choeur de l'Opéra-Bastille[Soldiers & sailors of the Republic of Venice, Venetian nobles, Cypriots, Greek, Dalmatian &Albanian soldiers, children of the island] ** Orchestre de l'Opéra-Bastille ** Myung-Whun Chung(conductor)
  • Boris Godunov

    Episode

    Modest Mussorgsky

    Alexander Vedernikov [Boris Godunov] ** Glafira Koroleva [Feodor] ** Elena Shkolnikova [Xenia] **Nina Grigorieva [Nurse] ** Andrei Sokolov [Shuisky] ** Alexander Voroshilo [Shchelkalov] ** VladimirMatorin (bass) [Pimen] ** Vladisolav Piavko [Grigory/Dmitri] ** Irina Arkhipova [Marina Mnishek] **Yuri Masurok [Rangoni] ** Artur Eisen [Varlaam] ** Anatoli Mishutin [Missail] ** Ludmila Simonova[Hostess] ** Janis Sporgis [Simpleton] ** Vladimir Filippov [Nikitich] ** Nikolaï Nizinenko [Mitiukha] **Yuri Elnikov [Boyar/Khrushchov/Lavitsky] ** Vladimir Silaev [Chernikovsky] ** USSR TV and RadioLarge Chorus and Symphony Orchestra ** Vladimir Fedoseyev (conductor)