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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 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)

December 1, 2014

Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg

Richard Wagner

James King [Walther von Stolzing] | Pilar Lorengar [Eva] | Shirley Love [Magdalene] | Loren Driscoll [David] | Ezio Flagello [Pogner] | Benno Kusche [Beckmesser] | Theo Adam [Hans Sachs] | Charles Anthony [Vogelgesang] | Robert Goodloe [Nachtigall] | Donald Gramm [Kothner] | Russell Christopher [Ortel] | Robert Schmorr [Zorn] | Gabor Carelli [Moser] | Rod MacWherter [Eisslinger] | Louis Sgarro [Foltz] | James Morris [Schwarz] | Clifford Harvuot [Night Watchman] | Metropolitan Opera | Thomas Schippers (conductor) | [Live recording from Met radio broadcast of Jan 15, 1972]

December 2, 2014

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 3, 2014

Manon Lescaut

Daniel-François-Esprit Auber

Mady Mesplé [Manon Lescaut] | Peter-Christoph Runge [Le Marquis d'Hérigny] | Jean-Claude Orliac [Le Chevalier Des Grieux] | Yves Bisson [Lescaut] | Emmy Greger [Marguerite] | Gérard Friedmann [Gervais] | Ghislaine Victorius [Zabi] | Alain Duverry [Renaud] | Bernard Fabre-Garrus [Durozeau] | Nicole Chaudeau [Madame Bancelin] | Jean Bussard [Un Domestique] | Alain Duverry [Le Sergent] | Chours de Radio France | Orchestre Lyrique de Radio-France | Jean-Pierre Marty (conductor)

December 4, 2014

L'incoronazione di Dario

Antonio Vivaldi

John Elwes [Dario] | Gerard Lesne [Statira] | Henri Ledroit [Argene] | Michel Verschaeve [Niceno] | Isabelle Poulenard [Alinda] | Agnes Mellon [Oronte] | Isabelle Poulenard [Arpago] | Dominique Visse [Flora Bervoix] | John Elwes [Le Fantôme de Ciro] | Michel Verschaeve [L'Oracle d'Apollo] | Ensemble Baroque de Nice | Gilbert Bezzin (conductor)

December 5, 2014

La Sonnambula

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)

December 6, 2014

Dalibor

Bedrich Smetana

Ivan Kusnher [Vladislav] | Leo Marian Vodicka [Dalibor] | Vratislav Kriz [Budivoj] | Jiri Kalendovsky [Benes] | Miroslav Kopp [Vítek] | Eva Urbanová [Milada] | Jirina Markova [Jitka] | Bohuslav Marsik [Judge] | Chorus of the Prague National Theatre | Orchestra of the Prague National Theatre | Zdenek Kosler (conductor)

December 7, 2014

La Wally

Alfredo Catalani

Eva Marton [Wally] | Francesco Ellero d'Artegna [Stromminger] | Alan Titus [Vincenzo Gellner] | Francisco Araiza [Giuseppe, servo di Violetta] | Birgit Calm [Afra] | Julie Kaufmann [Walter] | Michele Pertusi [Il Pedone] | Bavarian Radio Chorus | Münchner Rundfunkorchester | Pinchas Steinberg (conductor)

December 8, 2014

Guglielmo Tell

Gioachino Rossini

Giorgio Zancanaro [Guglielmo Tell] | Chris Merritt [Arnoldo] | Giorgio Surian [Gualtiero] | Franco de Grandis [Melchthal] | Amelia Felle [Jemmy] | Luciana D'Intino [Edwige] | Vittorio Terranova [Un pescatore] | Alberto Noli [Leutoldo] | Luigi Roni [Gessler] | Cheryl Studer (soprano) [Matilde] | Ernesto Gavazzi [Rodolfo] | Ernesto Panariello [Un cacciatore] | Coro e Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala | Riccardo Muti (conductor)

December 9, 2014

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)

December 10, 2014

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 11, 2014

Manon Lescaut

Giacomo Puccini

Mirella Freni (soprano) [Manon Lescaut] | Renato Bruson [Lescaut] | Plácido Domingo (tenor) [Il Cavaliere Renato Des Grieux] | Kurt Rydl [Geronte di Ravoir] | Robert Gambill [Edmondo] | George Macpherson [L'Oste] | John Fryatt [Il Maestro di Ballo] | Brigitte Fassbaender (mezzo-soprano) [Un Musico] | Handel Thomas [Sergente degli Arcieri] | Mark Curtis [Un Lampionaio] | John Tomlinson [Un Comandante di Marina] | Paschal Allen [Un Sergente] | Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden | Philharmonia Orchestra | Giuseppe Sinopoli (conductor)

December 12, 2014

Iphigénie en Tauride

Christoph Willibald Gluck

Christine Goerke (soprano) [Iphigénie] | Rodney Gilfry [Oreste] | Vinson Cole [Pylade] | Stephen Salters [Thoas] | Sharon Baker [First Priestess; Greek Woman] | Jayne West [Second Priestess; Diana] | Mark Andrew Cleveland [A Scythian] | Mark Risinger [Minister of Thoas] | Boston Baroque Chorus [Priestesses, Scythians, Eumenides, and Greeks] | Boston Baroque Orchestra | Martin Pearlman (conductor)

December 13, 2014

La gioconda

Amilcare Ponchielli

Montserrat Caballé (soprano) [La Gioconda] | Alfreda Hodgson [La Cieca] | Luciano Pavarotti (tenor) [Enzo Grimaldo] | Nicolai Ghiaurov (bass) [Alvise Badoero] | Agnes Baltsa (mezzo-soprano) [Laura] | Sherill Milnes [Barnaba] | John Del Carlo [Zuane] | Regolo Romani [Isepo] | Neil Jenkins (tenor) [Pilota; Prima voce dalla laguna] | Geoffrey Shaw [Seconda voce dalla laguna] | Stephen Varcoe (baritone) [Cantore] | Rodney Macann [Barnabotto] | London Opera Chorus [Barnabotti; arnsenalotti, gentiluomini e dame, mascere, marinai e mozzi, cantori, popolo] | National Philharmonic Orchestra | Bruno Bartoletti (conductor)

December 14, 2014

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 15, 2014

Die Walküre

Richard Wagner

Mariinsky Orchestra | Valery Gergiev (conductor) | Jonas Kaufmann [Siegmund] | Mikhail Petrenko [Hunding] | René Pape [Wotan] | Anja Kampe [Sieglinde] | Nina Stemme [Brünnhilde] | Ekaterina Gubanova [Fricka] | Zhanna Dombrovskaya [Gerhilde] | Irina Vasilieva [Ortlinde] | Natalia Evstafieva [Waltraute] | Lyudmila Kanunnkova [Schwertleite] | Tatiana Kravtsova [Helmwige] | Ekaterina Sergeeva [Siegrune] | Anna Kiknadze [Grimgerde] | Elena Vitman [Roßweiße]

December 16, 2014

Le nozze di Figaro

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Thomas Hampson (baritone) [Count Almaviva] | Kiri Te Kanawa (soprano) [Countess Almaviva] | Dawn Upshaw (soprano) [Susanna] | Ferruccio Furlanetto (bass) [Figaro] | Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo-soprano) [Cherubino] | Tatiana Troyanos [Marcellina] | Paul Plishka [Bartolo] | Anthony Lacuira [Basilio] | Michael Forest [Don Curzio] | Renato Capecchi [Antonio] | Heidi Grant [Barbarina] | Joyce Guyer [Contadina] | Stella Zambalis [Contadina] | The Metropolitan Opera Chorus | The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra | James Levine (conductor)

December 17, 2014

Macbeth

Giuseppe Verdi

Leo Nucci (baritone) [Macbeth] | Samuel Ramey (bass) [Banco] | Shirley Verrett [Lady Macbeth] | Anna Caterina Antonacci [Dama] | Veriano Luchetti [Macduff] | Antonio Barasorda [Malcolm] | Sergio Fontana [Medico] | Gianfranco Casarini [Servo] | Gastone Sarti [Sicario] | Giuseppe Morresi [Araldo] | Natale de Carolis [Prima apparizione] | Barbara Briscik [Seconda apparizione] | Marco Fanti [Terza apparizione] | Coro del Teatro Comunale di Bologna [Streghe, messaggeri del re, nobili e profughi scozzesi, sicari, soldati inglesi, bardi] | Orchestra del Teatro Comunale di Bologna | Riccardo Chailly (conductor)

December 18, 2014

Werther

Jules Massenet

Roberto Alagna (tenor) [Werther] | Angela Gheorghiu (soprano) [Charlotte] | Thomas Hampson (baritone) [Albert] | Patricia Petibon (soprano) [Sophie] | Jean-Philippe Courtis [Le Bailli] | Jean-Paul Fouchécourt [Schmidt] | Jean-Marie Fremeau [Johann Faust] | Pierre Dupont [Brühlmann] | Sophie Boulanger [Kätchen] | James Savage-Hanford [Hans] | Kirsty Gifford [Gretel] | Christopher Waine [Karl] | Sally Cannon [Clara] | Joel Gunger [Max] | Sarah Baillie [Fritz] | Tiffin Children's Choir [Les Enfants] | London Symphony Orchestra | Antonio Pappano (conductor)

December 19, 2014

Boris Godunov

Modest Mussorgsky

Alexander Vedernikov [Boris Godunov] | Glafira Koroleva [Feodor] | Elena Shkolnikova [Xenia] | Nina Grigorieva [Nurse] | Andrei Sokolov [Shuisky] | Alexander Voroshilo [Shchelkalov] | Vladimir Matorin (bass) [Pimen] | Vladisolav Piavko [Grigory/Dmitri] | Irina Arkhipova [Marina Mnishek] | Yuri Masurok [Rangoni] | Artur Eisen [Varlaam] | Anatoli Mishutin [Missail] | Ludmila Simonova [Hostess] | Janis Sporgis [Simpleton] | Vladimir Filippov [Nikitich] | Nikolaï Nizinenko [Mitiukha] | Yuri Elnikov [Boyar/Khrushchov/Lavitsky] | Vladimir Silaev [Chernikovsky] | USSR TV and Radio Large Chorus and Symphony Orchestra | Vladimir Fedoseyev (conductor)

December 20, 2014

Ottone in villa

Antonio Vivaldi

Sonia Prina [Ottone] | Julia Lezhneva [Caio Silio] | Verónica Cangemi [Cleonilla] | Roberta Invernizzi [Tullia] | Topi Lehtipuu [Decio] | Il Giardino Armonico | Giovanni Antonini (conductor)

December 21, 2014

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 22, 2014

Maometto Secondo

Gioachino Rossini

June Anderson [Anna Erisso] | Margarita Zimmermann [Calbo] | Ernesto Palacio [Paolo Erisso] | Samuel Ramey (bass) [Maometto] | Laurence Dale [Condulmiero; Selimo] | Ambrosian Opera Chorus | Philharmonia Orchestra | Claudio Scimione (conductor)

December 23, 2014

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 24, 2014

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 25, 2014

Zaide

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Lynn Dawson [Zaide] | Hans Peter Blochwitz [Gomatz] | Olaf Bär [Allazim] | Herbert Lippert [Sultan Soliman] | Christopher Purves [Osmin] | The Academy of Ancient Music | Paul Goodwin (conductor)

December 26, 2014

La Damnation de Faust

Hector Berlioz

Richard Leech (tenor) [Faust] | Gilles Cachemaille (bass) [Méphistophélès] | Françoise Pollet [Marguerite] | Michel Philippe [Brander] | Chours de l'Orchestre symphonique de Montréal | Orchestre symphonique de Montréal | Charles Dutoit (conductor)

December 27, 2014

L'incoronazione di Poppea

Claudio Monteverdi

Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo-soprano) [La Fortuna] | Catherine Bott [La Virtù] | Marinella Pennicchi [Amore] | Sylvia McNair [Poppea] | Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo-soprano) [Ottavia] | Dana Hanchard [Nerone] | Michael Chance (alto) [Ottone] | Francesco Ellero d'Artegna [Seneca] | Catherine Bott [Drusilla] | Bernarda Fink (alto) [Arnalta] | Roberto Balconi [Nutrice] | Mark Tucker (tenor) [Soldato] | Nigel Robson [Soldato] | Mark Tucker (tenor) [Lucano] | Constanze Backes [Valletto] | Marinella Pennicchi [Damigella] | Nigel Robson [Liberto] | Julian Clarkson [Littore] | The English Baroque Soloists | John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)

December 28, 2014

Louise

Gustave Charpentier

Beverly Sills (soprano) [Louise] | Nicolai Gedda [Julien] | Mignon Dunn [La mère] | José van Dam (baritone) [La père] | Éliane Lublin [Irma] | Christiane Chateau [Camille] | Sonia Nigoghossian [Élise] | Marie Bertola [Marguerite] | Martine Surais [Gertrude] | Claude Vierne [La première] | Carla Rutili [Madeleine] | Mireille Laurent [L'apprentie] | Elya Weismann [Blanche] | Maria Mella [Suzanne] | Martyn Hill [Le noctambule] | Jacques Mars [Le chiffonier] | Jean-Jacques Doumène [Le bricoleur] | Chœur et Orchestre du Théâtre National de l'Opera de Paris | Julius Rudel (conductor)

December 29, 2014

Tolomeo, Re d'Egitto

George Frideric Handel

Ann Hallenberg [Tolomeo] | Karina Gauvin [Seleuce] | Pietro Spagnoli [Araspe] | Anna Bonitatibus [Elisa] | Romina Basso [Alessandro] | Il Complesso Barocco | Alan Curtis (conductor)

December 30, 2014

Maria Stuarda

Gaetano Donizetti

Agnes Baltsa (mezzo-soprano) [Elisabetta, Regina d'Inghilterra] | Edita Gruberova [Maria Stuarda, Regina di Scozia] | Iris Vermillion (mezzo-soprano) [Anna Kennedy] | Francisco Araiza [Roberto, Conte di Leicester] | Simone Alaimo [Lord Guglielmo Cecil] | Francesco Ellero d'Artegna [Giorgio Talbot, Conte di Shrewsbury] | Bavarian Radio Chorus | Munich Radio Orchestra | Giuseppe Patanè (conductor)

December 31, 2014

Les Boréades (Tragédie en musique)

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)

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