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Opera at Eight

Nightly at 8pm on VivaLaVoce

Opera at EightIn addition to the opera excerpts presented throughout the day, VivaLaVoce features a complete opera at 8 pm each day: Opera at 8. These opera performances are taken from the extensive Classical WETA library, ranging from classic recordings to the most recent releases.

 

Upcoming broadcasts

March 30, 2017

Fierrabras

Franz Schubert

Robert Holl (bass) [König Karl] | Karita Mattila (soprano) [Emma] | Thomas Hampson (baritone) [Roland] | Peter Hofmann (tenor) [Ogier] | Jörg Schluckebier [Olivier] | Rainer Brandstetter [Gui von Burgund] | Claus Kühbacher [Richard von der Normandie] | Michael Weber [Gérard von Mondidur] | Robert Gambill [Eginhard] | László Polgár [Boland] | Josef Protschka (tenor) [Fierrabras] | Cheryl Studer (soprano) [Florinda] | Brigitte Balleys [Maragond] | Hartmut Welker [Brutamonte] | Brigitte Pinter [Eine Jungfrau] | Arnold Schoenberg Choir [Fränkische und maurische Ritter und Krieger, Emmas Fräuleins, Volk] | Chamber Orchestra of Europe | Claudio Abbado (conductor)

March 31, 2017

Das Rheingold

Richard Wagner

James Morris (bass) [Wotan] | Siegfried Lorenz [Donner] | Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano) | Siegfried Jerusalem [Loge] | Ekkehard Wlaschiha [Alberich] | Heinz Zednik (tenor) [Mime] | Kurt Moll [Fasolt] | Jan-Hendrik Rootering [Fafner] | Christa Ludwig (mezzo-soprano) [Fricka] | Mari Anne Häggander [Freia] | Birgitta Svendén [Erda] | Hei-Kyung Hong [Woglinde] | Diane Kesling [Wellgunde] | Meredith Parsons [Flosshilde] | The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra | James Levine (conductor)

April 1, 2017

Norma

Vincenzo Bellini

April 2, 2017

Teuzzone

Antonio Vivaldi

April 3, 2017

Don Quichotte

Jules Massenet

April 4, 2017

Lucia di Lammermoor

Gaetano Donizetti

April 5, 2017

Macbeth

Giuseppe Verdi

April 6, 2017

Le Prophète

Giacomo Meyerbeer

April 7, 2017

Les Troyens

Hector Berlioz

April 8, 2017

Mitridate

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

April 9, 2017

Die Frau ohne Schatten

Richard Strauss

April 10, 2017

Khovanshchina

Modest Mussorgsky

April 11, 2017

Mefistofele

Arrigo Boito

April 12, 2017

Maometto Secondo

Gioachino Rossini

April 13, 2017

L'elisir d'amore

Gaetano Donizetti

April 14, 2017

Parsifal

Richard Wagner

April 15, 2017

Agrippina

George Frideric Handel

April 16, 2017

Orfeo ed Euridice

Christoph Willibald Gluck

April 17, 2017

Edgar

Giacomo Puccini

April 18, 2017

Jakobín

Antonin Dvořák

April 19, 2017

Motezuma

Antonio Vivaldi

April 20, 2017

Manon Lescaut

Daniel-François-Esprit Auber

April 21, 2017

La Clemenza di Tito

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

April 22, 2017

The Tsar's Bride

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

April 23, 2017

Beatrice di Tenda

Vincenzo Bellini

April 24, 2017

Le Cid

Jules Massenet

April 25, 2017

Tannhäuser

Richard Wagner

April 26, 2017

Hippolyte et Aricie

Jean-Philippe Rameau

April 27, 2017

Simon Boccanegra

Giuseppe Verdi

April 28, 2017

Tamerlano

George Frideric Handel

April 29, 2017

Libuse

Bedrich Smetana

April 30, 2017

Il re pastore

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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