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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

November 2, 2014

Les Pêcheurs de perles

Georges Bizet

Janine Micheau [Leïla] | Nicolai Gedda [Nadir] | Ernest Blanc [Zurga] | Jacques Mars [Nourabad] | Chours du Théâtre National de l'Opéra-Comique | Orchestre du Théâtre National de l'Opéra-Comique | Pierre Dervaux (conductor)

November 3, 2014

Ezio

Christoph Willibald Gluck

Max Emanuel Cencic [Emperor Valentiniano III] | Ann Hallenberg [Fulvia] | Sonia Prina [Ezio] | Mayuko Karasawa [Onoria] | Topi Lehtipuu [Massimo] | Julian Prégardien [Varo] | Il Complesso Barocco | Alan Curtis (conductor)

November 4, 2014

Der Freischütz

Carl Maria von Weber

René Kollo (tenor) [Max] | Hildegard Behrens (soprano) [Agathe] | Peter Meven [Kaspar] | Helen Donath [Ännchen] | Hermann Sapell [Kilian] | Raimund Grumbach [Kuno] | Kurt Moll [Eremit] | Wolfgang Brendel [Ottokar] | Rolf Boysen [Samiel] | Irmgard Lampert [Brautjungfern 1] | Adelheid Schiller [Brautjungfern 2] | Erika Rüggeberg [Demoiselle d'honneur 1] | Renate Freyer [Demoiselle d'honneur 2] | Theodor Nicolai [Ein Jäger] | Bavarian Radio Chorus and Symphony Orchestra | Rafael Kubelik (conductor)

November 5, 2014

Atalanta

George Frideric Handel

Éva Farkas [Atalanta] | Éva Bártfai-Barta [Meleagro] | Éva Lax [Irene] | János Bándi [Aminta] | József Gregor [Nicandro] | László Polgár [Mercury] | Savaria Vocal Ensemble | Capella Savaria | Nicholas McGegan (conductor)

November 6, 2014

Fidelio

Ludwig van Beethoven

Birgit Nilsson [Leonore] | Jon Vickers [Florestan] | Laurel Hurley [Marzelline] | Charles Anthony [Jaquino] | Oskar Czerwenka [Rocco] | Hermann Uhde [Don Pizarro] | William Olvis [First Prisoner] | Calvin Marsh [Second Prisoner] | Don Fernando [Giorgio Tozzi] | Metropolitan Opera | Karl Böhm (conductor) | [Live recording from Met radio broadcast of Feb 13, 1960]

November 7, 2014

Rienzi

Richard Wagner

René Kollo (tenor) [Rienzi] | Cheryl Studer (soprano) [Irene] | Jan-Hendrik Rootering [Steffano Colonna] | John Janssen [Adriano] | Bodo Brinkmann [Paolo Orsini] | Hans Helms [Kardinal Orvieto] | Norbert Orth [Baroncelli] | Kieth Engen [Cecco del Vecchio] | Carmen Anhorn [Ein Friedensbote] | Raimund Grumbach [Der Gesandte Mailands] | Hans Wilbrink [Der Gesandte der lombardischen Städte] | Friedrich Lenz [Der Gesandte Neapels] | Alfred Kuhn [Der Gesandte Bayerns] | Chor der Bayerischen Staatsoper | Bayerisches Staatsorchester | Wolfgang Sawallisch (conductor)

November 8, 2014

Le Roi Arthus (King Arthur)

Ernest Chausson

Teresa Zylis-Gara [Guenièvre] | Gino Quilico (baritone) [Arthus] | Gösta Winbergh (tenor) [Lancelot] | Annick Massis [Mordred] | Gérard Friedmann [Lyonnel] | François Loup [Allan] | Gilles Cachemaille (bass) [Merlin] | Thierry Dran [Un Laboureur] | Renè Schirrer [Un Chevalier] | Alexandre Laitter [Un Ecuyer] | Michel Focquenoy [Soldat] | Francis Dudziak [Soldat] | Renè Schirrer [Soldat] | Chours de Radio France [Soldat] | Nouvel Orchestre Philharmonique [Chevaliers, Ecuyers, Pages, Bardes, Femmes de la suite de Guenièvre] | Armin Jordan (conductor)

November 9, 2014

Tiefland

Eugene d'Albert

Paul Schöffler | Oskar Czerwenka | Gré Brouwenstijn | Judith Hellwig | Ruth Nixa | Kerttu Metsälä | Dodi Protero | Eberhard Wächter | Hans Hopf | Waldemar Kmentt | Vienna State Opera Chorus | Vienna Symphony Orchestra | Rudolf Moralt (conductor)

November 10, 2014

Die Zauberflöte

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Nicolai Gedda [Tamino] | Gundula Janowitz [Pamina] | Walter Berry [Papageno] | Lucia Popp [Königin der Nacht] | Gottlieb Frick (bass) [Sarastro] | Franz Crass [Sprecher; Zweiter Geharnischter; Zweiter Priester] | Elisabeth Schwarzkopf [Erste Dame] | Christa Ludwig (mezzo-soprano) [Zweite Dame] | Marga Höffgen [Dritte Dame] | Ruth-Margret Pütz [Papagena] | Gerhard Unger [Monostatos; Erster Priester] | Karl Liebl [Erster Geharnischter] | Agnes Giebel [Erster Knabe] | Anna Reynolds [Zweiter Knabe] | Josephine Veasey [Dritter Knabe] | Philharmonia Chorus and Orchestra | Otto Klemperer (conductor)

November 11, 2014

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)

November 12, 2014

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)

November 13, 2014

Hippolyte et Aricie (Tragédie en musique)

Jean-Philippe Rameau

Mark Padmore (tenor) [Hippolyte, fils de Thésée (Hippolytus, son of Theseus)] | Anna-Maria Panzarella (soprano) [Aricie (Aricia)] | Lorraine Hunt (mezzo-soprano) [Phèdre, femme de Thésée, belle-mère d'Hippolyte (Phaedra, wife of Theseus, stepmother of Hippolytus)] | Laurent Naouri (bass) [Thésée (Theseus)] | Eirian James (mezzo-soprano) [Diane (Diana)] | Gaëlle Méchaly (soprano) [L'Amour (Cupid); Une Matelote (A sailor girl)] | Nathan Berg (bass) [Jupiter; Pluton (Pluto); Neptune] | Paul Agnew (tenor) [Un Amour (A cupid)] | Patricia Petibon (soprano) [Une Prêtresse (A priestess); Une Bergère (A shepherdess)] | Mireille Delunsch (soprano) [La Grande Prêtresse (The High Priestess); Une Chasseresse (A huntress)] | Katalin Károlyi (mezzo-soprano) [Œnone, confidente de Phèdre (Oenone, confidant of Phaedra)] | Yann Beuron (tenor) [Arcas, confidente de Thésée (Arcas, confidant of Theseus); Mercure] | François Piolino (tenor) [Tisiphone, une Furie (Tisiphone, a Fury)] | Christopher Josey (tenor) [Première Parque (First Fate)] | Matthieu Lécroart (bass) [Deuxième Parque (Second Fate)] | Bertrand Bontoux (bass) Troisième Parque (Third Fate)] | David Le Monnier (baritone) [Un Chasseur (A hunter)] | Les Arts Florissants | William Christie (conductor)

November 14, 2014

Beatrice di Tenda

Vincenzo Bellini

Edita Gruberova [Beatrice di Tenda] | Vesselina Kasarova [Agnese] | Igor Morosow [Filippo Maria Visconti] | Don Bernardini [Orombello] | Branko Robinsak [Anichino] | Daniel Sumegi [Rizzardo] | Wiener Jeunesse-Chor | ORF-Symphonieorchester | Pinchas Steinberg (conductor)

November 15, 2014

Naïs (Opéra pour la paix [pastorale héroïque])

Jean-Philippe Rameau

Ian Caddy (baritone) [Jupiter] | Ian Caley (tenor) [Neptun] | Ann Mackay (soprano) [Flore] | Linda Russell (soprano) [Naïs] | Ian Caddy (baritone) [Télénus] | John Tomlinson (bass) [Pluton] | Richard Jackson (baritone) [Tirésie] | Brian Parson (haute-contre) [Astérion] | Antony Ransome (baritone) [Palémon] | Jennifer Smith (soprano) [Premère Bergère (First Shepherdess)] | Ann Mackay (soprano) [Deuxième Bergère (Second Shepherdess)] | English Bach Festival Singers [Titans et Géants (Titans & Giants); Dieux du Ciel (gods and goddesses); Peuples de la terre (people of the earth); Divinités de la Mer (sea divinities); Bergers, Bergères, Pastres (Shepherds, shepherdesses, huntsmen)] | English Bach Festival Baroque Orchestra | Nicholas McGegan (conductor)

November 16, 2014

I Vespri Siciliani

Giuseppe Verdi

Cheryl Studer (soprano) [Elena] | Chris Merritt [Arrigo] | Giorgio Zancanaro [Monforte] | Ferruccio Furlanetto [Procida] | Gloria Banditelli [Ninetta] | Ernesto Gavazzi [Danieli] | Enzo Capuano [Bethune] | Francesco Musinu [Vaudemont] | Paolo Barbacini [Tebaldo] | Marco Chingari [Roberto] | Ferrero Poggi [Manfredo] | Coro del Teatro alla Scala [Sicilian men and women, French soldiers] | Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala | Riccardo Muti (conductor)

November 17, 2014

Les Indes galantes (Opéra-ballet) ]The Gallant Indies]

Jean-Philippe Rameau

Gerda Hartman (soprano) [Hébé] | Philippe Huttenlocher (bass) [Bellone] | Jennifer Smith (soprano) [L'Amour (Cupid)] | Gerda Hartman (soprano) [Émilie] | Philippe Huttenlocher (bass) [Osman] | Louis Devos (tenor) [Valère] | Jennifer Smith (soprano) [Phani] | Louis Devos (tenor) [Carlos] | Philippe Huttenlocher (bass) [Huascar] | Philippe Huttenlocher (bass) [Ali] | John Elwes (tenor) [Tacmas] | Gerda Hartman (soprano) [Zaïre] | Jennifer Smith (soprano) [Fatime] | John Elwes (tenor) [Adario] | Louis Devos (tenor) [Damon] | Jennifer Smith (soprano) [Zima] | Philippe Huttenlocher (bass) [Don Alvar] | Ensemble vocal À Cœur Joie de Valence | Orchestre Jean-François Paillard, Valence | Jean-François Paillard (conductor)

November 18, 2014

Rusalka

Antonin Dvorák

Renée Fleming [Rusalka] | Ben Heppner [The Prince] | Franz Hawlata [The Water goblin (Vodník)] | Dolora Zajick [Ježibaba] | Eva Urbanová [The foreign princess (Cizí knezna)] | Ivan Kusnher [The Gamekeeper (Hajný); A Huntsman (Lovec)] | Zdena Kloubová [The Turnspit (Kuchtík)] | Lívia Aghová [Wood Nymph (Lesní žínky)] | Dana Buresová [Wood Nymph (Lesní žínky)] | Hana Minutillo [Wood Nymph (Lesní žínky)] | The Kühn Mixed Choir [The Prince's entourage, Guests, Water nymphs] | Czech Philharmonic Orchestra | Sir Charles Mackerras (conductor)

November 19, 2014

Pigmalion (Acte de ballet)

Jean-Philippe Rameau

Michael Goldthorpe (tenor) [Pigmalion] | Marilyn Hill Smith (soprano) [La Statue; Céphise] | Anne-Marie Rodde (soprano) [L'Amour (Cupid)] | English Bach Festival Singers [Chœur de la suite d'Amour, Chœur de peuples (Chorus of Cupid's retinue, Chorus of people)] | English Bach Festival Baroque Orchestra | Nicholas McGegan (conductor)

November 19, 2014

La Guirlande ou Les Fleurs enchantés (Acte de ballet)

Jean-Philippe Rameau

Sophie Daneman (soprano) [Zélide] | Paul Agnew (countertenor) [Myrtil] | François Bazola (bass) [Hylas] | Chœur des Arts Florissants | Cappella Coloniensis des WDR | Les Arts Florissants | William Christie (conductor)

November 19, 2014

Zéphyre (Acte de ballet)

Jean-Philippe Rameau

Gaëlle Méchaly (soprano) [Zéphyre] | Rebecca Ockenden (soprano) [Cloris; Flore] | Sophie Decaudaveine (soprano) [Diane] | Chœur des Arts Florissants | Cappella Coloniensis des WDR | Les Arts Florissants | William Christie (conductor)

November 20, 2014

Ariadne auf Naxos

Richard Strauss

Anna Tomowa-Sintow [Primadonna/Ariadne] | Agnes Baltsa (mezzo-soprano) [The Composer] | Kathleen Battle (soprano) [Zerbinetta] | Gary Lakes [The Tenor/Bacchus] | Hermann Prey (baritone) [A Music Master] | Otto Schenk [The Major-domo] | Ewald Aichberger [An Officer] | Heinz Zednik (tenor) [A Dancing Master] | Günter von Kannen [A Wig-Maker] | Alfred Sramek [A Footman] | Urban Malmberg (bass) [Harlequin] | Josef Protschka (tenor) [Scaramouche] | Kurt Rydl [Truffaldino] | Hans Sojer [Brighella] | Barbara Bonney (soprano) [Naiad] | Helga Müller Molinari [Dryad] | Dawn Upshaw (soprano) [Echo] | Vienna Boys Choir | James Levine (conductor)

November 21, 2014

Castor et Pollux (Tragédie en musique)

Jean-Philippe Rameau

Jeanette Scovotti (soprano) [Minerve (Minerva)] | Märta Schéle (soprano) [Vénus] | Zeger Vandersteene (tenor) [L'Amour (Cupid)] | Rolf Leanderson (baritone) [Mars] | Jeanette Scovotti (soprano) [Télaïre, fille du Soleil (Telaira, daughter of the Sun)] | Norma Lerer (soprano) [Phébé, princesse de Sparte (Phoebe, Princess of Sparta)] | Zeger Vandersteene (tenor) [Castor, fils de Tindare (Castor, son of Tyndareus)] | Gérard Souzay (baritone) [Pollux, fils de Jupiter et de Léda (Pollux, son of Jupiter and Leda)] | Jacques Villisech (bass-baritone) [Jupiter] | Sven-Erik Alexandersson (tenor) [Le Gran-Pretre de Jupiter (The high priest of Jupiter); Un Athlète] | Rold Leanderson (baritone) [Un Athlète] | Helga Reiter (soprano) [Une Suivante d'Hébé (A follower of Hebe)] | Märta Schéle (soprano) [Une Suivante d'Hébé (A follower of Hebe); Une Ombre heureuse (A blessed spirit); Une Planète (A planet)] | Stockholm Kammerkören [Les Arts; Les Plaisirs (the Pleasures)] | Stockholm Kammerkören [Athlètes, combattants et Spartiates; Prêtres de Jupiter (priests of Jupiter); Plaisirs célestes; Démons; Ombres heureuses (blessed spirits); Astres (stars); Constellations, Planètes, Satellites; Les Dieux (gods)] | Nikolaus Harnoncourt (conductor)

November 22, 2014

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)

November 23, 2014

Zoroastre (Tragédie en musique)

Jean-Philippe Rameau

Mark Padmore (haute-contre) [Zoroastre, instituteur des Mages (Zoroaster, founder of the Magi)] | Nathan Berg (bass) [Abramane, Grand Prêtre d'Ariman (Abramane, High Priest of Ariman)] | Gaëlle Méchaly (soprano) [Amélite, héritière présomptive du trône de la Bactriane (presumptive heiress to the throne of Bactria)] | Anna Maria Panzarella (soprano) [Érinice, princesse du sang des rois de la Bactriane (princess of the blood of kings of Bactria)] | Matthieu Lécroart (bass) [Zopire, prêtre d'Ariman (priest of Ariman)] | François Bazola (bass) [Narbanor, prêtre d'Ariman (priest of Ariman)] | Éric Martin Bonnet (bass) [Oromasès. roi des Génies (king of the Genii)] | Stéphanie Révidat (soprano) [Céphie, jeune Bactrienne de la Cour d'Amélite (Bactrian girl of Amélite's court)] | Matthieu Lécroart (bass) [La Vengeance] | Éric Martin Bonnet (bass) [Ariman (voix souterraine)] | Chœur des Arts Florissants [Jeunes Bactriens et Bactriennes; Furies; Esprits des Éléments; Démons; Esprits infernaux; Troupes différentes de peuples (peoples of various natinos); Montagnards (mountain dwellers); Prêtres (priests)] | Les Arts Florissants | William Christie (conductor)

November 24, 2014

Samson et Dalila

Camille Saint-Saëns

Plácido Domingo (tenor) [Samson] | Waltraud Meier (mezzo-soprano) [Dalila] | Alain Fondary [Le Grand-Prêtre de Dagon] | Jean-Philippe Courtis [Abimelech] | Samuel Ramey (bass) [Un Vieillard Hébreu] | Christian Papis [Un Messager Philistin] | Daniel Galvez Vallejo [Premier Philistin] | François Harismendy [Deuxiéme Philistin] | Chœurs et Orchestre de l'Opéra-Bastille | Myung-Whun Chung (conductor)

November 25, 2014

Les Fêtes d'Hébé (Opéra-ballet) [The Festivities of Hebe]

Jean-Philippe Rameau

Sophie Daneman (soprano) [Hébé (Hebe); Une Naïde (A Naiad)] | Gaëlle Méchaly (soprano) [L'Amour (Cupid)] | Paul Agnew (tenor) [Momus; Le Ruisseau (The stream)] | Sarah Connolly (mezzo-soprano) [Sapho (Sappho)] | Jean-Paul Fouchécourt (tenor) [Thélème (Thelemus)] | Luc Coadou (baritone) [Alcée (Alcaeus)] | Laurent Slaars (baritone) [Hymas] | Matthieu Lécroart (baritone) [Le Fleuve (The river)] | Sarah Connolly (mezzo-soprano) [Iphise] | Maryseult Wieczorek (mezzo-soprano) [Une Lacédémonienne (A Lacedaemonian woman)] | Paul Agnew (tenor) [Lycurgue (Lycurgus)] | Jean-Paul Fouchécourt (tenor) [L'Oracle] | Thierry Félix (baritone) [Tirtée (Tyrtaeus)] | Sophie Daneman (soprano) Églé [Eglea)] | Maryseult Wieczorek (mezzo-soprano) [Une Bergère (A shepherdess)] | Jean-Paul Fouchécourt (tenor) [Mercure (Mercury)] | Thierry Félix (baritone) [Eurilas] | Chœurs des Arts Florissants [Mariniers, Lacédémoniennes, bergers, bergères, nymphes, faunes, et sylvains (Rivermen, Lacedaemonian women, shepherds, shepherdesses, nymphs, fauns, and sylvans)] | Les Arts Florissants | William Christie (conductor)

November 26, 2014

Tancredi

Gioachino Rossini

Marilyn Horne [Tancredi] | Lella Cuberli [Amenaide] | Ernesto Palacio [Argirio] | Nicola Zaccaria [Orbazzano] | Bernadette Manca di Nissa [Isaura] | Patricia Schuman [Roggiero] | Orchestra e coro del Teatro la Fenice | Ralf Weikert (conductor)

November 27, 2014

Dardanus (Tragédie en musique)

Jean-Philippe Rameau

Christiane Eda-Pierre (soprano) [Vénus] | Frederica von Stade (soprano) [Iphise, fille de Teucer (Iphise, daughter of Teucer)] | Georges Gautier (tenor) [Dardanus, fils d'Electra et Jupiter (Dardanus, son of Elektra and Jupiter)] | Michaël Devlin (Anténor, roi d'un pays voisin (Antenor, king of a neighboring country)] | Roger Soyer (bass-baritone) [Teucer, roi de Phrygie (Teucer, King of Phrygia)] | José van Dam (bass) [Isménor, un magicien] | Véronique Dietschy (soprano) [Une Phrygienne] | Hélène Garetti (soprano), Annick Dutertre (soprano), Monique Marandon (soprano), Jean-Philippe Courtis (bass) [Les Songes (Dreams)] | Chœurs du Théâtre National de l'Opéra de Paris [Ministres, les grands, le peuple (Ministers, princes, and people)] | Orchestre du Théâtre National de l'Opéra de Paris | Raymond Leppard (conductor)

November 28, 2014

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)

November 29, 2014

Platée (Comédie lyrique)

Jean-Philippe Rameau

Gilles Ragon (tenor) [Platée (Plataea)] | Jennifer Smith (soprano) [La Folie (Folly); Thalie (Thalia)] | Guy de Mey (tenor) [Thespis; Mercure] | Vincent Le Texier (bass-baritone) [Jupiter; Un Satire (A Satyr)] | Guillemette Laurens (mezzo-soprano) [Junon (Juno)] | Bernard Delétré (bass) [Cithéron; Momus (in Prologue)] | Véronique Gens (soprano) [L'Amour (Cupid); Clarine] | Michel Vershaeve (baritone) [Momus (in Acts II & III)] | Caroline de Corbiac (soprano), Myriam Sosson (soprano) [Deux Ménades (Two Maenads) | Ensemble Vocal Françoise Herr | Les musiciens du Louvre | Marc Minkowski (conductor)

November 30, 2014

Idomeneo

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Anthony Rolfe Johnson (tenor) [Idomeneo] | Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo-soprano) [Idamante] | Sylvia McNair [Ilia] | Hillevi Martinpelto [Elettra] | Nigel Robson [Arbace] | Glenn Winslade [Gran Sacerdote di Nettuno] | Cornelius Hauptmann (bass) [La Voce] | Angela Kazimierczuk [Cretesa 1] | Jonathan Peter Kenny [Cretesa 2] | Philip Salmon [Troiane 1] | Stephen Charlesworth [Troiane 2] | The Monteverdi Choir | The English Baroque Soloists | John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)

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