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VivaLaVoce

Classical WETA’s VivaLaVoce presents classical vocal music in all its forms, from the Middle Ages to the present, 24 hours per day. Featuring Opera, Choral Music, and Art Song, the station offers something for everyone who loves vocal classical music. VivaLaVoce can be heard on HD channel 90.9-2 and online through the audio player on classicalweta.org.

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On-Air Host

Chip Brienza

Current Program

Opera at Eight

Now Playing

Gioachino Rossini
Maometto Secondo

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Vocal CD Pick of the Week

Each week VivaLaVoce showcases a notable new (or newly reissued) CD. Hear selections from the CD on-air throughout the week, and learn more about the artist and the music here on our website.

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Tonight's Operas

Opera at Eight

Opera at Eight

Listen tonight at 8pm

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)

Opera Encore

Opera Encore

Listen tonight at 3am

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)

VivaLaVoce Weekly Schedule

Sunday

12:00 am Vocal Classical Music with David Ginder
3:00 am Opera Encore
5:30 am Vocal Classical Music with Marilyn Cooley
8:00 am Vocal Classical Music with Deb Lamberton
2:00 pm Vocal Classical Music with Bill Bukowski
8:00 pm Opera at Eight
10:30 pm Vocal Classical Music with Nicole Lacroix

Monday

12:00 am Vocal Classical Music with Nicole Lacroix
3:00 am Opera Encore
5:30 am Vocal Classical Music with Deb Lamberton
8:00 am Vocal Classical Music with Nicole Lacroix
2:00 pm Vocal Classical Music with David Ginder
8:00 pm Opera at Eight
10:30 pm Vocal Classical Music with Marilyn Cooley

Tuesday

12:00 am Vocal Classical Music with Chip Brienza
3:00 am Opera Encore
5:30 am Vocal Classical Music with Nicole Lacroix
8:00 am Vocal Classical Music with Bill Bukowski
2:00 pm Vocal Classical Music with Marilyn Cooley
8:00 pm Vocal Classical Music with Chip BrienzaOpera at Eight
10:30 pm Vocal Classical Music with Chip Brienza

Wednesday

12:00 am Vocal Classical Music with David Ginder
3:00 am Opera Encore
5:30 am Vocal Classical Music with Deb Lamberton
8:00 am Vocal Classical Music with Nicole Lacroix
2:00 pm Vocal Classical Music with Chip Brienza
8:00 pm Opera at Eight
10:30 pm Vocal Classical Music with Marilyn Cooley

Thursday

12:00 am Vocal Classical Music with Chip Brienza
3:00 am Opera Encore
5:30 am Vocal Classical Music with Nicole Lacroix
8:00 am Vocal Classical Music with Bill Bukowski
2:00 pm Vocal Classical Music with Marilyn Cooley
8:00 pm Vocal Classical Music with Chip BrienzaOpera at Eight
10:30 pm Vocal Classical Music with Chip Brienza

Friday

12:00 am Vocal Classical Music with David Ginder
3:00 am Opera Encore
5:30 am Vocal Classical Music with Deb Lamberton
8:00 am Vocal Classical Music with Nicole Lacroix
2:00 pm Vocal Classical Music with Chip Brienza
8:00 pm Opera at Eight
10:30 pm Vocal Classical Music with Marilyn Cooley

Saturday

12:00 am Vocal Classical Music with Chip Brienza
3:00 am Opera Encore
5:30 am Vocal Classical Music with Nicole Lacroix
8:00 am Vocal Classical Music with Bill Bukowski
2:00 pm Vocal Classical Music with Marilyn Cooley
8:00 pm Vocal Classical Music with Chip BrienzaOpera at Eight
10:30 pm Vocal Classical Music with Chip Brienza
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