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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

July 29, 2016

Die Frau ohne Schatten

Richard Strauss

Plácido Domingo (tenor) [Der Kaiser] | Julia Varady (soprano) [Die Kaiserin] | Reinhild Runkel [Die Amme] | Albert Dohmen [Der Geisterbote] | José van Dam (baritone) [Barak, der Färber] | Hildegard Behrens (soprano) [Baraks Frau] | Sumi Jo [Die Stimme des Falken] | Robert Gambill [Die Erscheinung eines Jünglings] | Alzbieta Ardam [Eine Stimme von oben] | Eva Lind [Der Hüter der Schwelle] | Gottfried Hornik (bass) [Der Einäugige] | Hans Franzen [Der Einarmige] | Wilfried Gahmlich [Der Bucklige] | Vienna Boys Choir | Vienna State Opera Concert Chorus | Vienna Philharmonic | Sir Georg Solti (conductor)

July 30, 2016

L'elisir d'amore

Gaetano Donizetti

Ileana Cotrubas (soprano) [Adina] | Plácido Domingo (tenor) [Nemorino] | Sir Geraint Evans [Dulcamara] | Ingvar Wixell [Belcore] | Lillian Watson [Gianetta] | Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden | John Pritchard (conductor)

July 31, 2016

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)

August 1, 2016

Atalanta

George Frideric Handel

Dominique Labelle [Atalanta] I Susanne Rydén [Meleagro] I Cécile van de Sant [Irene] I Michael Slattery [Aminta] I Philip Cutlip [Nicandro] I Corey McKern [Mercurio] I Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra I Nicholas McGegan (conductor)

August 2, 2016

Lohengrin

Richard Wagner

Kurt Moll [Heinrich der Vogler (Henry the Fowler)] I Siegfried Jerusalem [Lohengrin] I Cheryl Studer [Elsa von Brabant] I Hartmut Welker [Friedrich von Telramund] I Waltraud Meier [Ortrud] I Andreas Schmidt [The King's Herald] I Bojidar Nikolov [Nobleman of Brabant] I Franz Kasemann [Nobleman of Brabant] I Claudio Otelli [Nobleman of Brabant] I Peter Koves [Nobleman of Brabant] I Amy-Linda Domaracki [Page] I Ingrid Sieghart [Page] I Senta Fischer [Page] I Elisabeth Mach [Page] I Vienna State Opera Chorus [Saxon and Thuringian counts and nobles I Brabantine counts and nobles, noblewomen, pages, vassals, ladies, serfs] I Vienna Philharmonic I Claudio Abbado (conductor)

August 3, 2016

Les Troyens

Hector Berlioz

Jon Vickers [Enée] I Josephine Veasey [Didon] I Berit Lindholm (soprano) [Cassandre] I Peter Glossop [Chorèbe] I Heather Begg [Anna] I Roger Soyer [Narbal] I Anthony Raffell [Panthée] I Anne Howells [Ascagne] I Ian Partridge [Poète tyrien] I Pierre Thau [Priamus] I Elizabeth Bainbridge [Hécube] I Maldwyn Davies (tenor) [Hylas] I Raimund Herincx [Sentinelle] I Denis Wicks [Sentinelle] I David Lennox [Hélénus] I Wandsworth Boys' Choir I Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden I Sir Colin Davis (conductor)

August 4, 2016

Motezuma

Antonio Vivaldi

Vito Priante [Motezuma] I Marijana Mijanovic [Mitrena] I Roberta Invernizzi (soprano) [Teutile] I Maite Beaumont [Fernando] I Romina Basso [Ramiro] I Inga Kalna [Asprano] I Il Complesso Barocco I Alan Curtis (conductor)

August 5, 2016

Macbeth

Giuseppe Verdi

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

August 6, 2016

Maometto Secondo

Gioachino Rossini

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

August 7, 2016

Peter Grimes

Benjamin Britten

Anthony Rolfe Johnson (tenor) [Peter Grimes] I Felicity Lott (soprano) [Ellen Orford] I Thomas Allen (baritone) [Captain Balistrode] I Patricia Payne [Auntie] I Maria Bovino [Niece 1] I Gillian Webster [Niece 2] I Stuart Kale [Bob Boles] I Stafford Dean [Swallow] I Sarah Walker [Mrs. Sedley] I Neil Jenkins (tenor) [Rev. Horace Adams] I Simon Keenlyside (baritone) [Ned Keene] I David Wilson-Johnson (bass) [Hobson] I Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden I Bernard Haitink (conductor)

August 8, 2016

Iphigénie en Tauride

Christoph Willibald Gluck

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

August 9, 2016

The Two Widows

Bedrich Smetana

Jana Jonasova (soprano) [Karolina Zaleska] I Marcela Machotkova [Anezka Miletinska] I Miroslav Svejda (tenor) [Ladislav Podhajsky] I Dalibor Jedlicka [Mumlal] I Alfred Hampel (tenor) [Tonik] I Daniela Sounova [Lidunka] I Prague Radio Chorus I Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra I Jaroslav Krombholc (conductor)

August 10, 2016

The Golden Cockerel

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

Artur Eisen [King Dodon] I Arkadiy Mishenkin [Prince Gvidon] I Vladimir Redkin (baritone) [Prince Afron] I Nikolaï Nizinenko [Commander Voyevoda Polkan] I Nina Gaponova [Housekeeper Amelfa] I Oleg Biktimirov [The Astrologer] I Elena Brileva [Queen of Shemakha] I Irena Udalova [The Golden Cockerel] I Chorus of the Bolshoi Theatre Moscow [Boyars, Soldiers, Warriors, Crowd, Slaves, Guards] I Orchestra of the Bolshoi Theatre Moscow I Evgeny Svetlanov (conductor)

August 11, 2016

Médée

Marc-Antoine Charpentier

Jill Feldman [Médée] I Jacques Bona [Créon] I Agnes Mellon [Créuse] I Gilles Ragon [Jason] I Philippe Cantor [Oronte] I Sophie Boulin [Nérine] I Les Arts Florissants Chœurs et Orchestre I William Christie (conductor)

August 12, 2016

Castor et Pollux (Tragédie en musique)

Jean-Philippe Rameau

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

August 13, 2016

La bohème

Giacomo Puccini

Anna Moffo [Mimì] I Richard Tucker (tenor) [Rodolfo] I Robert Merrill [Marcello] I Mary Costa [Musetta] I Giorgio Tozzi [Colline] I Philip Maero (baritone) [Schaunard] I Fernando Corena [Benoît] I Giorgio Onesti [Alcindoro] I Adelio Zagonara [Parpignol] I Flavio Tosin [Doganiere] I Adelio Zagonara [Sergente dei Doganieri] I Rome Opera Orchestra and Chorus I Erich Leinsdorf (conductor)

August 14, 2016

La Juive

Jacques-François-Fromental-Élie Halévy

José Carreras (tenor) [Eléazar] I Julia Varady (soprano) [Rachel] I Dalmacio Gonzales [Léopold] I June Anderson [La Princesse Eudoxie] I Ferruccio Furlanetto (bass) [Le Cardinal de Brogni] I René Massis [Ruggiero] I Renè Schirrer [Albert] I Ambrosian Opera Chorus I Philharmonia Orchestra I Antonio de Almeida (conductor)

August 15, 2016

Il barbiere di Siviglia

Giovanni Paisiello

Dénes Gulyás [Count Almaviva] I Krisztina Laki [Rosina] I József Gregor [Bartolo] I István Gáti (baritone) [Figaro] I Sándor Sólyom-Nagy [Don Basilio] I Csaba Réta [Laddie] I Miklós Mersei [Sprightly] I Gábor Vághelyi [Notary] I Attila Fülöp [Judge] I Hungarian State Orchestra I Adam Fischer (conductor)

August 16, 2016

Anna Bolena

Gaetano Donizetti

Joan Sutherland (soprano) [Anna Bolena] I Samuel Ramey (bass) [Enrico VIII] I Jerry Hadley (tenor) [Lord Riccardo Percy] I Susanne Mentzer [Giovanna Seymour] I Bernadette Manca di Nissa [Smeton] I Giorgio Surian [Lord Rochefort] I Ernesto Gavazzi [Sir Hervey] I Chorus of the Welsh National Opera [Cortigiani, dame, paggi, scudieri, cacciatori, sceriffi, guardie] I Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera I Richard Bonynge (conductor)

August 17, 2016

Tristan und Isolde

Richard Wagner

Plácido Domingo (tenor) [Tristan] I Nina Stemme (soprano) [Isolde] I Mihoko Fujimara [Brangäne] I René Pape (bass) [König Marke] I Olaf Bär (baritone) [Kurwenal] I Jared Holt [Melot] I Ian Bostridge (tenor) [Ein Hirt] I Matthew Rose [Ein Steuermann] I Rolando Villazón [Ein junger Seemann] I Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden I Antonio Pappano (conductor)

August 18, 2016

Giulio Cesare

George Frideric Handel

Beverly Sills (soprano) [Cleopatra] I Norman Treigle [Giulio Cesare] I Maureen Forrestser [Cornelia] I Beverly Wolff [Sextus] I Spiro Malas [Ptolemy] I Dominic Cossa [Achillas] I Michael Devlin [Nirenus] I William Beck [Curio] I New York City Opera Chorus I New York City Opera Orchestra I Julius Rudel (conductor)

August 19, 2016

Rusalka

Antonin Dvořák

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

August 20, 2016

Ottone in villa

Antonio Vivaldi

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

August 21, 2016

Pénélope

Gabriel Fauré

Jessye Norman (soprano) [Pénélope] I Jocelyne Taillon [Euryclée] I Colette Alliot-Lugaz [Alkandre] I Christine Barbaux (soprano) [Phylo] I Danielle Borst [Lydie] I Michelle Command [Mélantho] I Norma Lerer [Cléone] I Alain Vanzo [Ulysse] I Jean Dupouy [Antinoüs] I Paul Guigue [Ctésippe] I Gérard Friedmann [Léodès] I Philippe Huttenlocher [Eurymaque] I José van Dam (baritone) [Eumée] I François Le Roux [Pisandre] I Ensemble Vocal Jean LaForge I Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte-Carlo I Charles Dutoit (conductor)

August 22, 2016

Un Ballo in Maschera

Giuseppe Verdi

Giorgio Tozzi [Samuel] I Marian Anderson [Ulrica] I Jan Peerce [Riccardo] I Roberta Peters [Oscar] I Zinka Milanov [Amelia] I Norman Scott [Tom] I Robert Merrill [Renato] I James McCracken [Judge] I Calvin Marsh [Silvano] I Carles Anthony [Servant] I Metropolitan Opera I Dimitri Mitropoulos (conductor) I [Live recording from Met radio broadcast of Dec 10, 1955]

August 23, 2016

L'Orfeo

Claudio Monteverdi

Anthony Rolfe Johnson (tenor) [Orfeo] I Julianne Baird [Euridice] I Lynne Dawson (soprano) [La Musica] I Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo-soprano) [Messaggiera] I Nancy Argenta (soprano) [Ninfa] I Mary Nichols [Speranza] I John Tomlinson [Caronte/Sprito III] I Diana Montague (alto) [Proserpina] I Willard White [Plutone] I Mark Tucker (tenor) [Pastore I/Eco] I Nigel Robson [Pastore II/Apollo] I Michael Chance (alto) [Pastore III] I Simon Birchall (bass) [Pastore IV] I Howard Milner [Spirito I] I Nicolas Robertson [Spirito II] I The Monteverdi Choir [Coro di ninfe e pastori I Coro di spiriti] I The English Baroque Soloists I His Majestie's Sagbutts & Cornetts I John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)

August 24, 2016

Turandot

Giacomo Puccini

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

August 25, 2016

Don Giovanni

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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

August 26, 2016

Andrea Chénier

Umberto Giordano

José Carreras (tenor) [Andrea Chénier] I Eva Marton [Maddalena di Coigny] I Giorgio Zancanaro [Carlo Gerard] I Tamara Takács [La Contessa di Coigny] I Tullio Pane [L'Incredibile] I Franco Federici [Jean-Antoine Roucher] I Gábor Vághelyi [Pietro Fleville] I Klára Takács [Bersi] I Istvan Rozsos [L'Abate] I József Gregor [Mathieu] I Éva Farkas [La Vecchia] I Kázmér Sárkány [Dumas] I Tamás Bátor [Antoine Fouquier-Tinville] I János Tóth [Schmidt] I József Moldvai [Maestro di Casa] I Chorus of the Hungarian State Radio and Television I Children's Choir of the Hungarian State Opera I Hungarian State Orchestra I Giuseppe Patanè (conductor)

August 27, 2016

Genoveva

Robert Schumann

Harald Stamm [Hidulfus I Caspar] I Alan Titus [Siegfried] I Julia Faulkner [Genoveva] I Keith Lewis [Golo] I Renate Behle [Margaretha] I Carl Schultz [Drago] I Johann Tilli [Balthasar] I Hamburg Opera Chorus I Hamburg Philharmonic I Gerd Albrecht (conductor)

August 28, 2016

Thésée

Jean-Baptiste Lully

Howard Crook [Thésée] I Laura Pudwell [Medée] I Ellen Hargis [Æglé] I Harry van der Kamp [Ægée] I Suzie LeBlanc [Cleone] I Mireille Lebel [Dorine I Venus I Une autre Bergere] I Amanda Forsythe [La Grande Prestresse de Minerve I Minerve I Olivier Laquerre [Arcas] I Marc Molomot [Bachus I Un Vieillard I Un Berger] I Marek Rzepka [Mars I Un Combattant] I Aaron Engebreth [Un Plaisir I Un Jeux] I Aaron Sheehan [Un autre Plaisir I Un Jeux I Un Vieillard] I Yulia Van Doren [Cerés I Une Bergere] I Teresa Wakim [Cerés I Boston Early Music Festival Orchestra and Chorus I Paul O'Dette & Stephen Stubbs (Musical Directors)

August 29, 2016

Die Fledermaus

Johann Strauss II

Wolfgang Brendel [Gabriel von Eisenstein] I Kiri Te Kanawa (soprano) [Rosalinde] I Tom Krause [Frank] I Brigitte Fassbaender (mezzo-soprano) [Prinz Orlofsky] I Richard Leech (tenor) [Alfred] I Olaf Bär (baritone) [Dr. Falke] I Anton Wendler [Dr. Blind] I Edita Gruberova [Adele] I Karin Göttling [Ida] I Otto Schenk [Frosch] I Vienna State Opera Chorus I Vienna Philharmonic I André Previn (conductor)

August 30, 2016

Arminio

Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber

Barbara Schlick (soprano) [Giulia] I Gotthold Schwarz [Arminio] I Gerd Türk (tenor) [Nerone] I Xenia Meijer [Segesta] I Gerd Kenda [Tiberio] I Bernhard Landauer [Calligola] I Markus Forster [Vitellio] I Hermann Oswald [Germanico] I Otto Ratsbichler [Erchino] I Irena Troupova [Claudia] I Regina Schwarzer [Climmia] I Florian Mehltretter [Seiano] I Salzburger Hofmusik I Wolfgang Brunner (conductor)

August 31, 2016

Mefistofele

Arrigo Boito

Samuel Ramey (bass) [Mefistofele] I Plácido Domingo (tenor) [Faust] I Eva Marton [Margherite I Elena] I Sergio Tedesco [Wagner] I Tamara Takács [Marta] I Éva Farkas [Pantalis] I Antal Pataki [Nereo] I Hungaroton Opera Chorus [Celestial host I Mystic Chorus I Cherubim I Penitents I Promenaders I Crossbow Shooters I Huntsmen I Students I Countrymen I Townsfolk I Burghers I Witches I Warlocks I Corytides I Sirens I Dorids I Coryphaie I Warriors I Hungarian State Orchestra I Nyiregyházi Boys' Choir I Giuseppe Patanè (conductor)

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