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Daily Playlist: VivaLaVoce

This playlist is a daily guide to music broadcast on VivaLaVoce. Scroll below to see what's played today. The playlist begins right after midnight.

Wed • March 3, 2021

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12:32 am

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Thomas Tallis
The Cardinall's Musick | Andrew Carwood (conductor)

Hyperion 68026 (Tallis: Missa Puer natus est nobis)

12:43 am

Anthem. Haste thee, O God

John Sheppard
Stile Antico

Harmonia Mundi 80.7509 (Sheppard: Media vita)

12:47 am

La bohème: Act III

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)

RCA 63179 (Puccini: La Bohème)

1:10 am

Carmen: Act I, Opening

Georges Bizet
Victoria de los Angeles [Carmen] | Nicolai Gedda [Don José] | Janine Micheau [Micaëla] | Ernest Blanc [Escamillo] | Denise Monteil [Frasquita] | Marcelle Croisier [Mercédès] | Monique Linval [Mercédès] | Jean-Christophe Benoit [Le Dancaïr] | Michel Hamel [Le Remendado] | Bernard Plantey [Moralès] | Xavier Depraz [Zuniga] | Chours de la Radiodiffusion Française | Orchestre National de la Radiodiffusion Française | Petits Chanteurs de Versailles | Sir Thomas Beecham (conductor)

EMI 56214 (Bizet: Carmen)

1:35 am

L'elisir d'amore: Act I, Duet. "Caro elisir!...Esulti pur la barbara"

Gaetano Donizetti
Ailyn Pérez (soprano) | Stephen Costello (tenor) | BBC Symphony Orchestra | Patrick Summers (conductor)

Warner Classics 633485 (Love Duets)

1:44 am

Mefistofele: Prologue

Arrigo Boito
Samuel Ramey (bass) | Hungaroton Opera Chorus | Nyiregyházi Boys' Choir | Hungarian State Orchestra | Giuseppe Patanè (conductor)

Sony Classical 44983 (Boito: Mefistofele)

2:10 am

Les Boréades (Tragédie en musique): Act V

Jean-Philippe Rameau
Jennifer Smith (soprano) [Alphise, reine de la Bactriane (Alphisa, Queen of Bactria)] | Anne-Marie Rodde (soprano) [Sémire, confidente de la reine (the Queen's confidante)] | Edwige Bourdy (soprano) [Polymnie, muse des chants et de la pantomime (Polyhymnia, Muse of Song and Mime)] | Martine March (soprano) [Une Nymphe] | Philip Langridge (haute-contre) [Abaris, amant d'Alphise (in love with Alphisa)] | John Aler (haute-contre) [Calisis, prétendant d'Alphise, descendante de Borée (suitor to Alphisa, of the line of Boreas)] | Jean-Philippe Lafont (bass) [Borée, dieu des vents du Nord (Boreas, god of the North Wind)] | Gilles Cachemaille (baritone) [Borilée, prétendants d'Alphise, descendants de Borée (suitor to Alphisa, of the line of Boreas)] | François Le Roux (baritone) [Adamas, Grand-prêtre d'Apollon (Hight Priest of Apollo]) | Stephen Varcoe (baritone) [Apollon, dieu de la Lumière (Apollo, god of Light)] | Elizabeth Priday (soprano) [L'Amour (Cupid)] | The Monteverdi Choir [Plaisirs et Grâces | prêtres du temple d'Apollon, peuples (people) | les Saisons (Seasons) | les Muses | les Zéphyrs | les Heures e les Arts (Hours and Arts) | vents souterrains (subterranean winds)] | English Baroque Soloists | John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)

Erato 636487 (The Opera Collection, Rameau)

2:43 am

Semiramide: Aria. Bel raggio lusinghier (A fair alluring gleam)

Gioachino Rossini
Julia Lezhneva (soprano) | Sinfonia Varsovia | Warsaw Chamber Opera Choir | Marc Minkowski (conductor)

Naive 5221 (Rossini)

2:53 am

Alcina: Act III, Trio. "Non è amor, nè gelosia"

George Frideric Handel
Renée Fleming (soprano) [Alcina] | Susan Graham [Ruggiero] | Kathleen Kuhlmann [Bradamante] | Les Arts Florissants | William Christie (conductor)

Erato 8573-80233 (Handel: Alcina)

3:01 am

Il Pirata

Vincenzo Bellini
Maria Callas [Imogene] | Constantino Ego [Ernesto] | Pier Miranda Ferraro [Gualtiero] | Glade Peterson [Itulbo] | Chester Watson [Goffredo (Solitario)] | Regina Sarfaty [Adele] | Chorus and Orchestra of the American Opera Society | Nicola Rescigno (conductor)

EMI 66432 (Bellini: Il Pirata)

5:16 am

Symphony #8 "Symphony of a Thousand"

Gustav Mahler
Viktoria Yastrebova (soprano) | Ailish Tynan (soprano) | Liudmila Dudinova (soprano) | Lilli Paasikivi (mezzo-soprano) | Zlata Bulycheva (mezzo-soprano) | Sergey Semishkur (tenor) | Alexey Markov (baritone) | Evgeny Nikitin (bass) | Choir of Eltham College | Choral Arts Society of Washington | London Symphony Chorus | London Symphony Orchestra | Valery Gergiev | Recorded live in London, July 2008

LSO Live 669 (Mahler: Symphony No. 8)

6:34 am

Eight Songs. Spring Rest; In the Night; Wild Rose and Ivy; Spring Night; Poppy Glows; Ladybird; In a Memorial Book; Spring Breeze

Benjamin Ipavec
Marcos Fink (bass-baritone) | Bernarda Fink (mezzo-soprano) | Anthony Spiri (piano)

Harmonia Mundi 90.2065 (Slovenija!)

6:48 am

Les Fêtes de l'Hymen et de l'Amour: Act I, scene 1, air gracieux. "Que vous connaissez mal...Qu'à la voix d'Osiris" ("How poorly you know...At Osiris's call")

Jean-Philippe Rameau
Jean-Paul Fouchécourt (haute-contre [high tenor]) | Opera Lafayette Orchestra | Ryan Brown (conductor)

Naxos 557.993 (Rameau: Operatic Arias)

6:55 am

Dichterliebe, Op. 48: #16. Die alten bösen Lieder (The evil old songs)

Robert Schumann
Mark Padmore (tenor) | Kristian Bezuidenhout (fortepiano)

Harmonia Mundi 90.7521 (Schumann: Dichterliebe)

Bach CantataFest

7:00 am

Cantata, BWV 71 Gott is mein König (God is my king)

Johann Sebastian Bach
Joanne Lunn (soprano) | William Towers (alto) | Kobie van Rensburg (tenor) | Peter Harvey (bass) | The Monteverdi Choir | The English Baroque Soloists | John Eliot Gardiner (conductor) | [Live recording from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage: Blasiuskirche, Mühlhausen, July 23, 2000]

SDG 141 (Bach: Cantatas, Vol. 3)

7:19 am

Mefistofele: Act I

Arrigo Boito
Samuel Ramey (bass) [Mefistofele] | Plácido Domingo (tenor) [Faust] | Eva Marton [Margherite | Elena] | Sergio Tedesco [Wagner] | Tamara Takács [Marta] | Éva Farkas [Pantalis] | Antal Pataki [Nereo] | Hungaroton Opera Chorus [Celestial host | Mystic Chorus | Cherubim | Penitents | Promenaders | Crossbow Shooters | Huntsmen | Students | Countrymen | Townsfolk | Burghers | Witches

Sony Classical 44983 (Boito: Mefistofele)

7:47 am

Roméo et Juliette: Act IV, duet of Roméo and Juliette. "Va! je t'ai pardonné...Nuit d'hyménée" (Come now! I've forgiven you...Night of our nuptials)

Charles Gounod
Vittorio Grigolo (tenor) | Sonya Yoncheva (soprano) [Juliette] | Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della Raí | Evelino Pidò (conductor)

Sony 375658 (The Romantic Hero)

7:58 am

La Sonnambula: Act II, Scene 2

Vincenzo Bellini
Natalie Dessay [Armina] | Francesco Meli [Elvino] | Carlo Colombara [Il conte Rodolfo] | Sara Mingardo [Teresa] | Jaël Azzaretti [Lisa] | Paul Gay [Alessio] | Gordon Gietz [Un notaro] | Chœurs et Orchestre de l'Opéra de Lyon | Evelino Pidò (conductor)

Virgin 395138 (Bellini: La Sonnambula)

8:33 am

La Cenerentola: Act I Sinfonia and Number 1. "No, no, no, non v'è.Una volta c'era un re.Un tantin di carità.O figlie amabili.Cenerentola, vien qua"

Gioachino Rossini
Agnes Baltsa (mezzo-soprano) [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)

Philips 420.468 (Rossini: La Cenerentola)

8:51 am

La Chanson d'Ève (The Song of Eve): Paradis

Gabriel Fauré
Karine Deshayes (mezzo-soprano) | Hélène Lucas (piano)

Zig Zag 90902 (Fauré: Le Jardin clos, La Chanson d'Ève, Mélodies)

Bach CantataFest

9:01 am

Cantata, BWV 131. Aus der Tiefen rufe ich, Herr, zu dir (Out of the depths have I cried unto thee)

Johann Sebastian Bach
Joanne Lunn (soprano) | Kobie van Rensburg (tenor) | Peter Harvey (bass) | The Monteverdi Choir | The English Baroque Soloists | John Eliot Gardiner (conductor) | [Live recording from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage: Blasiuskirche, Mühlhausen, July 23, 2000]

SDG 141 (Bach: Cantatas, Vol. 3)

9:24 am

La Traviata: Act I

Giuseppe Verdi
Ileana Cotrubas [Violetta Valéry] | Stefania Malagú [Flora Bervoix] | Helena Jungwirth [Annina] | Plácido Domingo [Alfredo Germont] | Sherrill Milnes [Giorgio Germont] | Walter Gullino [Gastone | Giuseppe] | Bruno Grella [Barone Douphol] | Alfredo Giacomotti [Marchese d'Obigny] | Giovanni Foiani [Dottor Grenvil] | Paul Friess [Flora's servant] | Paul Winter [Messenger] | Bavarian State Opera Chorus [Lady and gentlemen friends of Violetta & Flora, servants of Violetta & Flora, maskers] | Bavarian State Opera Orchestra | Carlos Kleiber (conductor)

Decca 478.4916 (Verdi: Complete Works)

9:52 am

Cleopatra e Cesare: "Tra le procelle assorto"

Carl Heinrich Graun
Isabel Bayrakdarian (soprano) | Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra | Jeanne Lamon (conductor)

CBC 5233 (Cleopatra)

10:00 am

La Finta Semplice (The Feigned Simpleton): Act II

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)

Brilliant Classics 94051 (Mozart: Complete Works)

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