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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 12, 2019

Falstaff

Giuseppe Verdi

Giuseppe Taddei [Sir John Falstaff] | Rolando Panerai [Ford] | Francisco Araiza [Fenton] | Piero de Palma [Dr. Cajus] | Heinz Zednik [Bardolfo] | Federico Davia [Pistola] | Raina Kabaivanska [Mrs. Alice Ford] | Janet Perry [Nannetta] | Trudeliese Schmidt [Mrs. Meg Page] | Christa Ludwig [Mrs. Quickly] | Vienna State Opera Chorus | Vienna Philharmonic | Herbert von Karajan (conductor)

December 13, 2019

Lucia di Lammermoor

Gaetano Donizetti

Joan Sutherland (soprano) [Lucia] | Luciano Pavarotti (tenor) [Edgardo] | Sherill Milnes [Enrico] | Nicolai Ghiaurov (bass) [Raimondo] | Ryland Davies [Arturo] | Huguette Tourangeau [Alisa] | Pier Francesco Poli [Normanno] | Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden | Richard Bonynge (conductor)

December 14, 2019

La bohème

Giacomo Puccini

Anna Moffo [Mimì] | Richard Tucker (tenor) [Rodolfo] | Robert Merrill [Marcello] | Mary Costa [Musetta] | Giorgio Tozzi [Colline] | Philip Maero (baritone) [Schaunard] | Fernando Corena [Benoît] | Giorgio Onesti [Alcindoro] | Adelio Zagonara [Parpignol] | Flavio Tosin [Doganiere] | Adelio Zagonara [Sergente dei Doganieri] | Rome Opera Orchestra and Chorus | Erich Leinsdorf (conductor)

December 15, 2019

Der Rosenkavalier

Richard Strauss

Elisabeth Schwarzkopf [Die Feldmarschallin] | Otto Edelmann [Der Baron Ochs auf Lerchenau] | Christa Ludwig [Octavian] | Eberhard Wächter [Herr von Faninal] | Teresa Stich-Randall [Sophie] | Ljuba Welitsch [Marianne] | Paul Kuen [Valzacchi] | Kerstin Meyer [Annina] | Nicolai Gedda [Ein Sänger] | Philharmonia Chorus | Loughton High School for Girls & Bancroft's School | Philharmonia Orchestra | Herbert von Karajan (conductor)

December 16, 2019

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 17, 2019

Les Indes Galantes

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)

December 18, 2019

The Two Widows

Bedrich Smetana

Jana Jonasova (soprano) [Karolina Zaleska] | Marcela Machotkova [Anezka Miletinska] | Miroslav Svejda (tenor) [Ladislav Podhajsky] | Dalibor Jedlicka [Mumlal] | Alfred Hampel (tenor) [Tonik] | Daniela Sounova [Lidunka] | Prague Radio Chorus | Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra | Jaroslav Krombholc (conductor)

December 19, 2019

Alcina

George Frideric Handel

Renée Fleming (soprano) [Alcina] | Susan Graham [Ruggiero] | Natalie Dessay (soprano) [Morgana] | Kathleen Kuhlmann [Bradamante] | Timothy Robsinson [Oronte] | Laurent Naouri [Melisso] | Juanita Lascarro [Oberto] | Les Arts Florissants | William Christie (conductor)

December 20, 2019

La Cenerentola

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)

December 21, 2019

Œdipe à Colone

Antonio Sacchini

François Loup [Œdipe] | Nathalie Paulin [Antigone] | Robert Getchell [Polynice] | Tony Boutté [Thésée] | Kirsten Blaise [Eriphile] | Kara Morgan [Une Athénienne] | Jonathan Kimple [Grand Prêtre] | Jason Kaminski [Un Hérault] | Philip Cave [Un Coryphée] | Opera Lafayette Orchestra and Chorus | Ryan Brown (conductor)

December 22, 2019

Fedora

Umberto Giordano

Magda Olivero [La Principessa Fedora Romazoff] | Mario del Monaco [Il Conte Loris Ipanoff] | Tito Gobbi [M. de Siriex] | Leonardo Monreale [Lorek] | Lucia Cappellino [La Contessa Olga Sukarev] | Virgilio Carbonari (bass) [Boroff] | Silvio Maionica [Grech] | Piero de Palma (tenor) [Il Barone Rouvel] | Peter Binder [Cirillo] | Kiri Te Kanawa (soprano) [Dimitri] | Ricardo Cassinelli [Désiré] | Athos Cesarini [Sergio] | Leonardo Monreale [Nicola] | Aron Bokatti [Michele] | Sergio Caspari [Un piccolo Savoiardo] | Pascal Rogé [Boleslao Lazinski] | Chœur de l'Opéra de Monte Carlo | Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte-Carlo | Lamberto Gardelli (conductor)

December 23, 2019

Ivan Susanin (A Life for the Tsar)

Mikhail Glinka

Nicola Ghiuselev [Ivan Susanin] | Elena Stoyanova [Antonida] | Hristina Angelakova [Vanja] | Roumen Doikov [Bogdan Sobinin] | Nikolai Stoilov [Russian Soldier] | Angel Petkov [Polish Messenger] | Dimiter Stanchev [Sigizmund the Third] | Bulgarian Television and Radio Mixed Choir [Peasants, Russian volunteers, ladies-in-waiting, Polish knights, soldiers, etc.] | Bulgarian Television and Radio Symphony Orchestra | Ivan Marinov (conductor)

December 24, 2019

Parsifal

Richard Wagner

Peter Hofmann [Parsifal] | Kurt Moll [Gurnemanz] | José van Dam [Amfortas] | Dunja Vejzovic [Kundry] | Siegmund Nimsgern [Klingsor] | Victor von Halem [Titurel] | Claes H. Ahnsjö [Knight of the Grail I] | Kurt Rydl [Knight of the Grail II] | Marjon Lambriks [Squire I] | Anne Gjevang [Squire II] | Heiner Hopfner [Squire III] | Georg Tichy [Squire IV] | Chor der Deutschen Oper Berlin | Berlin Philharmonic | Herbert von Karajan (conductor)

December 25, 2019

La Clemenza di Tito

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Anthony Rolfe Johnson (tenor) [Tito Vespasiano] | Julia Varady (soprano) [Vitellia] | Sylvia McNair [Servilia] | Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo-soprano) [Sesto] | Catherine Robbin [Annio] | Cornelius Hauptmann (bass) [Publio] | The Monteverdi Choir | The English Baroque Soloists | John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)

December 26, 2019

Nabucco

Giuseppe Verdi

Piero Cappuccilli (baritone) [Nabucco] | Plácido Domingo (tenor) [Ismaele] | Evgeny Nesterenko [Zaccaria] | Ghena Dimitrova [Abigaille] | Lucia Valentini Terrani [Fenena] | Kurt Rydl [Il Gran Sacerdote di Belo] | Volker Horn [Abdallo] | Chorus and Orchestra of the Deutsche Oper Berlin | Giuseppe Sinopoli (conductor)

December 27, 2019

Agrippina

George Frideric Handel

Alexandrina Pendatchanska [Agrippina] | Jennifer Rivera [Nerone] | Sunhae Im [Poppea] | Bejun Mehta [Ottone] | Marcos Fink [Claudio] | Neal Davies [Pallante] | Dominique Visse [Narciso] | Daniel Schmutzhard [Lesbo] | Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin | René Jacobs (conductor)

December 28, 2019

L'elisir d'amore

Gaetano Donizetti

Ileana Cotrubas (soprano) [Adina] | Plácido Domingo (tenor) [Nemorino] | Sir Geraint Evans [Dulcamara] | Ingvar Wixell [Belcore] | Lillian Watson [Gianetta] | Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden | John Pritchard (conductor)

December 29, 2019

The Invisible City of Kitezh and the Maiden Fevroniya

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

Nicolai Ohotnikov [Prince Yury Vsevolodich] | Yuri Marusin [Prince Vsevolod] | Galina Gorchakova [Fevroniya] | Vladimir Galuzin [Grishka Kuter'ma] | Nikolai Putilin [Feodor Poyarok] | Olga Korzhenskaya [Page] | Evgeny Boitsov [Well-off Person] | Evgeny Fedorov [Well-off Person] | Mikhail Kit [Gusli Player] | Nikolai Gassiev [Bear Leader] | Grigory Karasev [Singing Beggar] | Bulat Minjilkiev [Bedyay] | Vladimir Ognovienko (bass) [Burunday] | Tatiana Kravtsova [Sirin] | Larissa Diadkova [Alkonost] | Kirov Chorus and Orchestra, St. Petersburg | Valery Gergiev

December 30, 2019

Salome

Richard Strauss

Birgit Nilsson (soprano) [Salome] | Gerhard Stolze [Herodes] | Grace Hoffman [Herodias] | Eberhard Wächter [Jochanaan] | Waldemar Kmentt [Narraboth] | Josephine Veasey [Der Page der Herodias] | Paul Kuen [Erster Jude] | Stefan Schwer [Zweiter Jude] | Kurt Equiluz [Dritter Jude] | Aron Gestner [Vierter Jude] | Max Proebstl [Fünfter Jude] | Tom Krause [Erster Nazarener] | Nigel Douglas [Zweiter Nazarener] | Zenon Kosnowski [Erster Soldat] | Heinz Holecek [Zweiter Soldat] | Theodor Kirschbichler [Ein Kappadozier] | Liselotte Maikl [Ein Sklave] | Vienna Philharmonic | Sir Georg Solti (conductor)

December 31, 2019

Tamerlano

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)

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