Chris Voss

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Chris Voss a drive-time host for 99.5 WCRB, weekday afternoons 2pm to 7pm. He also hosts WCRB’s weekly opera program, Sunday Night at the Opera. Chris graduated with a Masters of Music in Opera and Vocal Performance from the University of Georgia Hugh Hodgson School of Music, where he studied with longtime Metropolitan Opera baritone Frederick Burchinal. He joined the WCRB team in April 2015. Chris grew up in Lexington, MA and spent his entire childhood listening to WCRB and WGBH at home. It’s a dream come true to be working for both institutions, bringing great music to people all across the region!

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Baritone José Van Dam
Nomi Baumgarti

February 19

This week, continuing a month-long celebration of February-born operas with the Opéra-Comique's first opera of the 20th century, Gustav Charpentier's now rarely performed "Louise."

Composer Ludwig van Beethoven
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Over the past few weeks I have been blissfully “nerding out” to The Beethoven Compendium, an in-depth, all-encompassing Beethoven biographyIt’s a deep dive into what we know about the man, his daily habits, his influences, and what made him tick. 

Soprano Jessye Norman
Carol Friedman

February 26

This week, closing a month long celebration of operas "born" in February with the glorious Jessye Norman in Richard Strauss' demanding "Ariadne auf Naxos"

Commonwealth of Massachusetts State Seal
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When was the first toll collected on the Mass Pike? Which famous comedian was born in your hometown? Which Celtics coach will be immortalized in the Celtics' new practice facility? All these Commonwealth trivia questions and more, answered in this week's trivia recap. 

Dictionary text: ABC
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Last week on the daily trivia question, we dove head-first into definitions: why is it called the "Head" of the Charles? What's a paralipsis? The answers to those and more, in this week's trivia recap.

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