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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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Bill Bukowski

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Gioachino Rossini
Guillaume Tell: Act III

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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

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)

Opera Encore

Opera Encore

Listen tonight at 3am

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)

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 Chip Brienza

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 Chip Brienza
8:00 pm Vocal Classical Music with David GinderOpera at Eight
10:30 pm Vocal Classical Music with David Ginder

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 David Ginder
8:00 pm Opera at Eight
10:30 pm Vocal Classical Music with Chip Brienza

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 Linda Carducci
8:00 pm Vocal Classical Music with David GinderOpera at Eight
10:30 pm Vocal Classical Music with David Ginder

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 David Ginder
8:00 pm Opera at Eight
10:30 pm Vocal Classical Music with Linda Carducci

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 David GinderOpera at Eight
10:30 pm Vocal Classical Music with David Ginder
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