Sunday Night at the Opera

Sunday nights, take a trip to the opera house, without leaving the comfort of your own house. Grab a bowl of popcorn and settle in, as your host Chris Voss brings you a different fantastic opera recording each week.

"Sunday Night at the Opera" is no longer on air. This is a program archive. For the current WCRB schedule, click here.

Tenor Paul Agnew
Denis Rouvre

Tenor Paul Agnew sings the title role in Charpentier's gripping "Orpheus," and legendary conductor Robert Shaw leads Beethoven's epic choral journey, the "Missa Solemnis."

Soprano Maria Callas
Houston Rogers

Hear one of the most celebrated voices of the 20th century, Maria Callas, in the benchmark recording of Puccini's "​Tosca."

Image of baritone Johannes Weisser, who stars as Don Giovanni
Fredrik Arff

In an animated and vibrant performance of one of Mozart's most perfect works, Norwegian baritone Johannes Weisser plays the unscrupulous title role.

Love, madness, and dealings with the devil: it's the rise and fall of Tom Rakewell in Stravinsky's The Rake's Progress!

Baritone José Van Dam
Nomi Baumgarti

Temptation and morality go head-to-head this week, as WCRB celebrate's Charles Gounod's 199th birthday with his opera Faust, starring baritone José Van Dam!

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