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WEDNESDAY, MAY 19

   
GMT 0000/EDT 8:00PM (Tuesday)
GMT 0000/EDT 8:00PM (Tuesday)
  VivaLaVoce
(a service of WETA)
Washington, DC, USA

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0000
8:00PM
Opera at Eight: Faust May
Charles Gounod Kiri Te Kanawa (soprano) [Marguerite] | Francisco Araiza [Faust] | Evgeny Nesterenko [Méphistophélès] | Andreas Schmidt (baritone) [Valentin] | Pamela Coburn [Siébel] | Marjana Lipovsek (alto) [Marthe] | Gilles Cachemaille (bass) [Wagner] | Bavarian Radio Chorus and Symphony Orchestra | Sir Colin Davis (conductor) (No duration given)
  WMNR
Monroe, Connecticut, USA

56K MP3 M

   
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0000
8:00PM

Evening at the Opera: No details available yet
Once a month, we program a complete opera, selecting a different recording for each act, and we welcome additional listener suggestions from the discography. During each program, we welcome listener calls at 203-268-9667 for requests and comments (4 hrs.)

   
GMT 0700/EDT 3:00AM
GMT 0700/EDT 3:00AM
  VivaLaVoce
(a service of WETA)
Washington, DC, USA

128KAAC

128K MP3

 

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0700
3:00AM
Opera Encore: Madama Butterfly
Giacomo Puccini
Mirella Freni (soprano) [Cio-cio-san] | Luciano Pavarotti (tenor) [B. F. Pinkerton] | Christa Ludwig (mezzo-soprano) [Suzuki] | Robert Kerns (baritone) [Sharpless] | Michel Sénéchal (bass) [Goro] | Marius Rintzler [Il Bonzo] | Elke Schary [Kate Pinkerton] | Giorgio Stendoro [Il principe Yamadori] | Hans Helm [Il commissario imperiale] | Wolfgang Scheider [Lo zio Yakusidè] | Siegfried Rudolf Frese [L'ufficiale del registro] | Evamaria Hurdes [La madre di Cio-cio-san] | Erna Maria Mühlberger [La zia di Cio-cio-san] | Martha Heigl [La cugina di Cio-cio-san] | Vienna State Opera Chorus [Parenti ed amiche di Cio-cio-san | Marinai] | Vienna Philharmonic | Herbert von Karajan (conductor) (No duration given)
   
GMT 2200/EDT 6:00PM
GMT 2200/EDT 6:00PM
  CESKY ROZHLAS -
D-Dur
Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC

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2200
6:00PM
Opera: Antonín Dvořák: Vanda.
Tragická opera o pěti dějstvích na libreto Václava Beneše-Šumavského.
Osoby a obsazení:
Vanda, Krakova dcera (Olga Romanko)
Božena, její sestra (Irina Čistjaková)
Slavoj, krakovský rytíř (Peter Straka)
Pohanský velekněz (Pavel Daniluk)
Lumír, krakovský pěvec a Roderich, německý kníže (Ivan Kusnjer)
Homena, čarodějka (Michelle Breedt)
Pražský komorní sbor a Pěvecký sbor a Symfonický orchestr Západoněmeckého rozhlasu v Kolíně řídí Gerd Albrecht.

- Fryderyk Chopin: Koncert č. 1 e moll pro klavír a orchestr.
Hraje Krystian Zimerman (klavír) a Polský festivalový orchestr, řídí Krystian Zimerman. Připravil a uvádí Jindřich Bálek. (4 hrs.)

   
     
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