More Sunday Night at the Opera

In the coming weeks, join Chris Voss as he finishes up a month-long exploration of opera deep cuts with Beethoven's only opera, in its original version: "Leonore"!

Then, in May, hear some perennial favorites, including Tchaikovsky's "Iolanta," Monteverdi's "The Coronation of Poppea," and Massenet's "Manon".

April 30
Ludwig van Beethoven: Leonore

Leonore: Edda Moser
Florestan: Richard Cassilly
Marzelline: Helen Donath
Jaquino: Eberhard Büchner
Don Pizarro: Theo Adam
Don Fernando: Hermann Christian Polster
First Prisoner: Reiner Goldberg
Second Prisoner: Siegfried Lorenz

Staatskapelle Dresden, The Leipzig Radio Choir
Herbert Blomstedt, conductor

May 7
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Iolanta

Iolanta: Galina Gorchakova
King René: Sergei Alexashkin
Robert: Dmitri Hvorostovsky
Vaudémont: Gegam Grigorian
Ibn-Hakia: Nikolai Putilin
Alméric: Nikolai Gassiev
Bertrand: Gennady Bezzubenkov
Martha: Larissa Diadkova
Brigitta: Tatiana Kravtsova
Laura: Olga Korzhenskaya

Kirov Orchestra and Chorus, St. Petersburg
Valery Gergiev, conductor

May 14
Claudio Monteverdi: L'incoronazione di Poppea (The Coronation of Poppea)

Poppea: Danielle Borst
Nerone: Guillemette Laurens
Ottavia: Jennifer Larmore
Ottone: Axel Köhler
Seneca: Michael Schopper
Drusilla: Lena Lootens
Nutrice: Dominique Visse
Arnalta: Christoph Homberger
Lucano: Guy de Mey
Amore: Martina Bovet

Concerto Vocale
René Jabobs, conductor

May 21
SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE OPERA combing with WCRB In Concert for Odyssey Opera's 2016 performance of Dvorak's Dimitrij. The show will begin at 7:00pm, and will be hosted by Chris Voss

May 28
W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan: Iolanthe

The Lord Chancellor: George Baker
Iolanthe: Marjorie Thomas
Earl of Mountararat: Ian Wallace
Earl Tolloller: Alexander Young
Private Willis: Owen Brannigan
Strephon: John Cameron
Queen of the Fairies: Monica Sinclair
Celia: April Cantelo
Lelia: Heather Harper
Phyllis: Elsie Morison

Pro Arte Orchestra / Glyndebourne Festival Chorus
Malcolm Sargent, conductor

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