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Opera Encore

Nightly at 3am on VivaLaVoce

Opera EncoreTo 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.

 

Upcoming broadcasts

December 11, 2018

Prince Igor

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)

December 12, 2018

Boris Godunov

Modest Mussorgsky

Alexander Vedernikov [Boris Godunov] | Glafira Koroleva [Feodor] | Elena Shkolnikova [Xenia] | Nina Grigorieva [Nurse] | Andrei Sokolov [Shuisky] | Alexander Voroshilo [Shchelkalov] | Vladimir Matorin (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 Radio Large Chorus and Symphony Orchestra | Vladimir Fedoseyev (conductor)

December 13, 2018

Hippolyte et Aricie

Jean-Philippe Rameau

Véronique Gens [Aricie] | Jean-Paul Fouchécourt [Hippolyte] | Bernarda Fink (alto) [Phèdre] | Russell Smythe [Thésée] | Thérèse Feighan [Diane] | Annick Massis [L'Amour] | Laurent Naouri [Pluton/Neptune/Jupiter] | Florence Katz [Onone] | Jean-Lous Georgel [Mercure/Arcas] | Luc Coadou [Tisiphone] | Jean-Louis Meunier [Parque] | Jacques-François Loiseleur des Longchamps [Parque] | Jérôme Varnier [Parque] | Monique Simon [La Grande-Prêtresse] | Stephan Van Dyck [Un Suivant de l'Amour] | Kiyoko Okada [Une Prêtresse] | Meredith Hall [Une Chasseresse] | Ensemble Vocal Sagittarius [Nymphes de Diane, habitants de la forêt, suivants de l'Amour, prêtresses de Diane, divinités infernales, Trézéniens, matelots, chasseurs et chasseresses, bergers et bergères] | Les musiciens du Louvre | Marc Minkowski (conductor)

December 14, 2018

Medea

Luigi Cherubini

Maria Callas [Medea] | Renata Scotto (soprano) [Glauce] | Miriam Pirazzini [Neris] | Mirto Picchi [Giasone] | Giuseppe Modesti [Creonte] | Lidia Morimpietri [Prima ancella] | Elvira Galassi [Seconda ancella] | Alfredo Giacomotti [Capo delle guardie] | Coro e Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala | Tullio Serafin (conductor)

December 15, 2018

La gioconda

Amilcare Ponchielli

Montserrat Caballé (soprano) [La Gioconda] | Alfreda Hodgson [La Cieca] | Luciano Pavarotti (tenor) [Enzo Grimaldo] | Nicolai Ghiaurov (bass) [Alvise Badoero] | Agnes Baltsa (mezzo-soprano) [Laura] | Sherill Milnes [Barnaba] | John Del Carlo [Zuane] | Regolo Romani [Isepo] | Neil Jenkins (tenor) [Pilota | Prima voce dalla laguna] | Geoffrey Shaw [Seconda voce dalla laguna] | Stephen Varcoe (baritone) [Cantore] | Rodney Macann [Barnabotto] | London Opera Chorus [Barnabotti | arnsenalotti, gentiluomini e dame, mascere, marinai e mozzi, cantori, popolo] | National Philharmonic Orchestra | Bruno Bartoletti (conductor)

December 16, 2018

Tannhäuser

Richard Wagner

Matti Salminen (bass) [Hermann, Landgraf von Thüringen] | Plácido Domingo (tenor) [Tannhäuser] | Andreas Schmidt (baritone) [Wolfram von Eschenbach] | William Pell [Walther von der Vogelweide] | Kurt Rydl [Biterolf] | Clemens Bieber [Heinrich der Schreiber] | Oskar Hillebrandt [Reinmar von Zweter] | Cheryl Studer (soprano) [Elisabeth] | Agnes Baltsa (mezzo-soprano) [Venus] | Barbara Bonney (soprano) [Ein Junger Hirt] | Margaret Stobart [Erster Edelknabe] | Jeanette Wilson [Zweiter Edelknabe] | Ingrid Baier [Dritter Edelknabe] | Karen Shelby [Vierter Edelknabe] | Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden [Thüringische Ritter, Grafen und Edelleute | Edelfrauen | Ältere und jungere Pilger] | Philharmonia Orchestra | Giuseppe Sinopoli (conductor)

December 17, 2018

I Capuleti e i Montecchi

Vincenzo Bellini

Agnes Baltsa (mezzo-soprano) [Romeo] | Edita Gruberova [Giulietta] | Gwynne Howell [Capellio] | Dano Raffanti [Tebaldo] | John Tomlinson [Lorenzo] | Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden | Riccardo Muti (conductor)

December 18, 2018

Falstaff

Giuseppe Verdi

Renato Bruson [Sir John Falstaff] | Leo Nucci [Ford] | Dalmacio González [Fenton] | Michael Sells [Dr Cajus] | Francis Egerton [Bardolfo] | William Wildermann [Pistola] | Katia Ricciarelli [Mrs. Alice Ford] | Barbara Hendricks [Nannetta] | Lucia Valentini Terrani [Mrs. Quickly] | Brenda Boozer [Mrs. Meg Page] | Los Angeles Master Chorale [Townspeople, Ford's servants, people dressed as sprites, fairies, witches, etc.] | Los Angeles Philharmonic | Carlo Maria Giulini (conductor)

December 19, 2018

Il barbiere di Siviglia

Gioachino Rossini

Jerry Hadley (tenor) [Il Conte d'Almaviva] | Bruno Praticò [Bartolo] | Susanne Mentzer [Rosina] | Thomas Hampson (baritone) [Figaro] | Samuel Ramey (bass) [Basilio] | Josè Fardilha [Fiorello] | Mauro Utzeri [Ambrogio | Ufficiale] | Amelia Felle [Berta] | Coro e Orchestra della Toscana | Gianluigi Gelmetti (conductor)

December 20, 2018

Le nozze di Figaro

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)

December 21, 2018

Aida

Giuseppe Verdi

Ruggero Raimondi (baritone) [King of Egypt] | Elena Obraztsova (mezzo-soprano) [Amneris] | Katia Ricciarelli (soprano) [Aida] | Plácido Domingo (tenor) [Radamès] | Nicolai Ghiaurov (bass) [Ramfis] | Leo Nucci (baritone) [Amonasro] | Piero de Palma (tenor) [Messenger] | Coro e Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala | Claudio Abbado (conductor)

December 22, 2018

La bohème

Giacomo Puccini

Luciano Pavarotti (tenor) [Rodolfo] | Mirella Freni (soprano) [Mimì] | Elizabeth Harwood (soprano) [Musetta] | Gianni Maffeo (baritone) [Schaunard] | Nicolai Ghiaurov (bass) [Colline] | Rolando Panerai (baritone) [Marcello] | Gernot Pietsch (tenor) [Parpignol] | Michel Sénéchal (bass) [Benoît | Alcindoro] | Hans-Dieter Appelt (bass) [Sergente dei Doganieri] | Hans-Dietrich Pohl (bass) [Doganiere] | Schöneberger Sängerknaben [Urchins, students, children] | Chor der Deutschen Oper Berlin [Street vendors, men, women, milkmaids, peasants] | Berlin Philharmonic | Herbert von Karajan (conductor)

December 23, 2018

La Damnation de Faust

Hector Berlioz

Richard Leech (tenor) [Faust] | Gilles Cachemaille (bass) [Méphistophélès] | Françoise Pollet [Marguerite] | Michel Philippe [Brander] | Chours de l'Orchestre symphonique de Montréal | Orchestre symphonique de Montréal | Charles Dutoit (conductor)

December 24, 2018

The Golden Cockerel

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

Artur Eisen [King Dodon] | Arkadiy Mishenkin [Prince Gvidon] | Vladimir Redkin (baritone) [Prince Afron] | Nikolaï Nizinenko [Commander Voyevoda Polkan] | Nina Gaponova [Housekeeper Amelfa] | Oleg Biktimirov [The Astrologer] | Elena Brileva [Queen of Shemakha] | Irena Udalova [The Golden Cockerel] | Chorus of the Bolshoi Theatre Moscow [Boyars, Soldiers, Warriors, Crowd, Slaves, Guards] | Orchestra of the Bolshoi Theatre Moscow | Evgeny Svetlanov (conductor)

December 25, 2018

La Juive

Jacques-François-Fromental-Élie Halévy

José Carreras (tenor) [Eléazar] | Julia Varady (soprano) [Rachel] | Dalmacio Gonzales [Léopold] | June Anderson [La Princesse Eudoxie] | Ferruccio Furlanetto (bass) [Le Cardinal de Brogni] | René Massis [Ruggiero] | Renè Schirrer [Albert] | Ambrosian Opera Chorus | Philharmonia Orchestra | Antonio de Almeida (conductor)

December 26, 2018

Motezuma

Antonio Vivaldi

Vito Priante [Motezuma] | Marijana Mijanovic [Mitrena] | Roberta Invernizzi (soprano) [Teutile] | Maite Beaumont [Fernando] | Romina Basso [Ramiro] | Inga Kalna [Asprano] | Il Complesso Barocco | Alan Curtis (conductor)

December 27, 2018

Jakobín

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)

December 28, 2018

Maometto Secondo

Gioachino Rossini

June Anderson [Anna Erisso] | Margarita Zimmermann [Calbo] | Ernesto Palacio [Paolo Erisso] | Samuel Ramey (bass) [Maometto] | Laurence Dale [Condulmiero | Selimo] | Ambrosian Opera Chorus | Philharmonia Orchestra | Claudio Scimione (conductor)

December 29, 2018

Orfeo ed Euridice

Christoph Willibald Gluck

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

December 30, 2018

Madama Butterfly

Giacomo Puccini

Mirella Freni (soprano) [Cio-cio-san] | Luciano Pavarotti (tenor) [B. F. Pinkerton] | Christa Ludwig (mezzo-soprano) [Suzuki] | Robert Kerns (baritone) [Sharpless] | Michel Sénéchal (bass) [Goro] | Marius Rintzler [Il Bonzo] | Elke Schary [Kate Pinkerton] | Giorgio Stendoro [Il principe Yamadori] | Hans Helm [Il commissario imperiale] | Wolfgang Scheider [Lo zio Yakusidè] | Siegfried Rudolf Frese [L'ufficiale del registro] | Evamaria Hurdes [La madre di Cio-cio-san] | Erna Maria Mühlberger [La zia di Cio-cio-san] | Martha Heigl [La cugina di Cio-cio-san] | Vienna State Opera Chorus [Parenti ed amiche di Cio-cio-san | Marinai] | Vienna Philharmonic | Herbert von Karajan (conductor)

December 31, 2018

La Finta Semplice (The Feigned Simpleton)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Helen Donath [Rosina] | Robert Holl [Don Cassandro] | Anthony Rolfe-Johnson [Don Polidoro] | Teresa Berganza [Giacinta] | Jutta-Renate Ihloff [Ninetta] | Thomas Moser [Fracasso] | Robert Lloyd [Simone] | Mozarteum Orchestra, Salzburg | Leopold Hager (conductor)

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