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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

April 2, 2020

La sonnambula

Vincenzo Bellini

Joan Sutherland (soprano) [Amina] | Luciano Pavarotti (tenor) [Elvino] | Nicolai Ghiaurov (bass) [Rodolfo] | Isobel Buchanan [Lisa] | John Tomlinson [Alessio] | Piero de Palma (tenor) [Notaro] | Della Jones [Teresa] | London Opera Chorus | National Philharmonic Orchestra | Richard Bonynge (conductor)

April 3, 2020

Oberon

Carl Maria von Weber

Gary Lakes [Oberon] | Ben Heppner [Hüon von Bordeaux] | Deborah Voigt [Rezia] | Delores Ziegler [Fatime] | Dwayne Croft [Scherasmin] | Victoria Livengood [Puck] | Machiko Obata [Meermädchen] | Ludwig Boettger [Narrator] | Cologne Opera Chorus | Cologne Philharmonic | James Conlon (conductor)

April 4, 2020

La Favorite

Gaetano Donizetti

Anthony Michaels-Moore [Alphonse XI] | Vesselina Kasarova [Léonor de Guzman] | Abbie Furmansky [Inès] | Ramon Vargas [Fernand] | Carlo Colombara [Balthazar] | Francesco Piccoli [Don Gaspar] | Lorenz Fehenberger [Un seigneur] | Bavarian Radio Chorus | Münchner Rundfunkorchester | Marcello Viotti (conductor)

April 5, 2020

Siegfried

Richard Wagner

Wolfgang Windgassen (tenor) [Siegfried] | Birgit Nilsson (soprano) [Brünnhilde] | Hans Hotter (baritone) [Der Wanderer] | Gerhard Stolze [Mime] | Gustav Neidlinger [Alberich] | Kurt Böhme [Fafner] | Marga Höffgen [Erda] | Joan Sutherland (soprano) [Der Waldvogel] | Vienna Philharmonic | Sir Georg Solti (conductor)

April 6, 2020

Pelléas et Mélisande

Claude Debussy

Colette Alliot-Lugaz [Mélisande] | Didier Henry [Pelléas] | Gilles Cachemaille (bass) [Golaud] | Pierre Thau [Arkel] | Claudine Carlson [Geneviève] | Françoise Golfier [Yniold] | Phillip Ens [Un berger | Un médecin] | Chours de l'Orchestre symphonique de Montréal [Marins en coulisse, servantes mendiants] | Orchestre symphonique de Montréal | Charles Dutoit (conductor)

April 7, 2020

Don Giovanni

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

William Shimmel [Don Giovanni] | Samuel Ramey (bass) [Leporello] | Cheryl Studer (soprano) [Donna Anna] | Carol Vaness [Donna Elvira] | Frank Lopardo (tenor) [Don Ottavio] | Susanne Mentzer [Zerlina] | Natale de Carolis [Masetto] | Jan-Hendrik Rootering [Commendatore/La Statua] | Vienna State Opera Concert Chorus | Vienna Philharmonic | Riccardo Muti (conductor)

April 8, 2020

Dorilla in Tempe

Antonio Vivaldi

Maria-Cristina Kiehr [Dorilla] | John Elwes [Elmiro] | Philippe Cantor [Admeto] | Jean Nirouët [Nomio] | Consuelo Carulli [Eudamia] | Laure Florentin [Filindo] | Chorus of Opera Nice | Ensemble Baroque de Nice | Gilbert Bezzin (conductor)

April 9, 2020

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)

April 10, 2020

Turandot

Giacomo Puccini

Joan Sutherland [Turandot] | Luciano Pavarotti [Calaf] | Montserrat Caballé [Liù] | Nicolai Ghiaurov [Timur] | Peter Pears [L'Imperatore Altoum] | Tom Krause [Ping] | Pier Francesco Poli [Pang | Il Principe di Persia] | Piero de Palma [Pong] | Sabin Markov [Un Mandarino] | John Alldis Choir | Wandsworth Boys' Choir | London Philharmonic Orchestra | Zubin Mehta (conductor)

April 11, 2020

Il trovatore

Giuseppe Verdi

Giorgio Zancanaro [Il Conte di Luna] | Rosalind Plowright [Leonora] | Brigitte Fassbaender (mezzo-soprano) [Azucena] | Plácido Domingo (tenor) [Manrico (Il trovatore)] | Evgeny Nesterenko [Ferrando] | Anna di Stasio (mezzo-soprano) [Ines] | Walter Gullino [Ruiz] | Alfredo Giacomotti [Un vecchio zingaro] | Aldo Verrecchia [Un messo] | Coro dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia [Seguaci] | Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia | Carlo Maria Giulini (conductor)

April 12, 2020

Roméo et Juliette

Charles Gounod

Roberto Alagna (tenor) [Roméo] | Angela Gheorghiu (soprano) [Juliette] | José van Dam (baritone) [Frère Laurent] | Marie-Ange Todorovitch [Stéphano] | Simon Keenlyside (baritone) [Mercutio] | Alain Fondary [Capulet] | Claire Larcher [Gertrude] | Daniel Galvez Vallejo [Tybalt] | Guy Flechter [Benvolio] | Didier Henry [Pâris] | Till Fecnher [Grégorio] | Alain Vernhes [Le Duc] | Christophe Fel [Frère Jean] | Anne Constantin [Manuela] | Doris Lamprecht [Pepita] | Yann Beuron [Angelo] | Chœur et Orchestre du Capitole de Toulouse | Michel Plasson (conductor)

April 13, 2020

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)

April 14, 2020

La Pietra del Paragone

Gioachino Rossini

José Carreras (tenor) [Giocondo] | Beverly Wolff (mezzo-soprano) [Marchesina Clarice] | Elaine Bonazzi [Baronessa Aspasia] | Anne Elgar [Donna Fulvia] | John Reardon [Conte Asdrubale] | Andrew Foldi [Macrobio] | Justino Diaz [Pacuvio] | Raymond Murcell [Fabrizio] | The Clarion Concerts Orchestra and Chorus | Newell Jenkins (conductor)

April 15, 2020

Serse (Xerxes)

George Frideric Handel

Judith Malafronte [Serse (Xerxes)] | Jennifer Smith (soprano) [Romilda] | Lisa Milne (soprano) [Atalanta] | Susan Bickley [Amastre] | Brian Asawa [Arsamene] | David Thomas [Elviro] | Dean Ely [Ariodate] | Hanover Band and Chorus | Nicholas McGegan (conductor)

April 16, 2020

Norma

Vincenzo Bellini

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

April 17, 2020

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)

April 18, 2020

Libuse

Bedrich Smetana

Eva Urbanová [Libuse] | Vratislav Kriz [Premysl of Stadice] | Ludek Vele [Chrudos from Otava] | Jan Markvart [Stahlav from Radbuza] | Miloslav Podskalsky [Lutobor from Dobroslavsky Chlumec] | Pavel Cervinka [Radovan from the Stone Bridge] | Helena Kaupova [Krasava] | Miroslava Volkova [Radmila] | Chorus of the Prague National Theatre | Orchestra of the Prague National Theatre | Oliver Dohnanyi (conductor)

April 19, 2020

Don Quichotte

Jules Massenet

Teresa Berganza (mezzo-soprano) [La belle Dulcinée] | José van Dam (baritone) [Don Quichotte] | Alain Fondary [Sancho Pança] | Isabelle Vernet [Pedro] | Marie-Ange Todorovitch [Garcias] | Christian Papis [Rodriguez] | Nicolas Rivenq (bass) [Juan] | Jean-Claude Barbier [Le chef des bandits] | Chour et Orchestre du Capitole de Toulouse | Michel Plasson (conductor)

April 20, 2020

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)

April 21, 2020

Giasone

Pier Francesco Cavalli

Michael Chance (alto) [Giasone] | Harry van der Kamp (bass) [Ercole] | Michael Schopper [Besso] | Catherine Dubosc (soprano) [Isifile] | Bernard Delétré [Oreste] | Agnes Mellon [Alinda] | Gloria Banditelli [Medea] | Dominique Visse [Delfa] | Guy de Mey (tenor) [Egeo] | Gianpaolo Fagotto [Demoiselle d'honneur 1] | Guy de Mey (tenor) [Sole] | Agnes Mellon [Amore] | Harry van der Kamp (bass) [Giove] | Dominique Visse [Eolo] | Michael Schopper [Volano] | Concerto Vocale | René Jacobs (conductor)

April 22, 2020

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)

April 23, 2020

Lucio Silla

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Anthony Rolfe-Johnson [Lucio Silla] | Lella Cuberli [Giunia] | Anne Murray [Cecilio] | Britt-Marie Aruhn [Cinna] | Christine Barbaux [Celia] | Ad van Baasbank [Aufidio] | Orchestre et Chœurs du Théatre Royal de la Monnaie | Sylvain Cambreling (conductor)

April 24, 2020

Das Rheingold

Richard Wagner

Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau [Wotan] | Robert Kerns (baritone) [Donner] | Donald Grobe [Froh] | Gerhard Stolze [Loge] | Zoltan Kelemen [Alberich] | Erwin Wohlfahrt [Mime] | Martti Talvela [Fasolt] | Karl Ridderbusch [Fafner] | Josephine Veasey [Fricka] | Simone Mangelsdorff [Freia] | Oralia Dominguez [Erda] | Helen Donath [Woglinde] | Edda Moser [Wellgunde] | Anna Reynolds [Flosshilde] | Berlin Philharmonic | Herbert von Karajan (conductor)

April 25, 2020

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)

April 26, 2020

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)

April 27, 2020

Simon Boccanegra

Giuseppe Verdi

Piero Cappuccilli [Simon Boccanegra] | Mirella Freni [Maria Boccanegra] | Nicolai Ghiaurov [Jacopo Fiesco] | José Carreras [Gabriele Adorno] | José van Dam [Paolo Albiani] | Giovanni Foiani [Pietro Fleville] | Antonio Savastano [Un capitano dei balestrieri] | Maria Fausta Gallamini [Un'ancella di Amelia] | Coro del Teatro alla Scala [Soldiers, sailors, populace, senators, the Doge's court] | Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala | Claudio Abbado (conductor)

April 28, 2020

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)

April 29, 2020

I Capuleti e i Montecchi

Vincenzo Bellini

Anna Netrebko [Giulietta] | Elína Garanca [Romeo] | Tiziano Bracci [Capellio] | Joseph Calleja [Tebaldo] | Robert Gleadow [Lorenzo] | Vienna Singakademie | Vienna Symphony Orchestra | Fabio Luisi (conductor)

April 30, 2020

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)

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