Wednesday Special (begins noon eastern, 9 am Pacific; repeat Saturday noon and Tuesday 6 pm eastern, 3 pm Pacific )–By popular demand, a repeat of last fall’s performance from WFMT & the EBU of Rameau’s Les Indes Galantes –and the “Brazilian national opera,” Il Guarany, featuring Placido Domingo.
Wednesday Evensong Special (8:03 pm eastern, August 2nd, 2006, 5:03 pm Pacific; repeats Sat. 8:03 am, 5:03 am Pacific):
The Vocal Scene with George Jellinek: “The Songs of Tchaikovsky”
On Wings of Song (PREMIERE—8:58)—From the Marilyn Horne Foundation, a celebration of the art song and the young singers who aspire to be the next generation of interpreters—this week, Jessica Jones.
Millennium of Music (9:56) “Paradiso Armonico”—The Italian influence on the evolution of 17th century music in the Lowlands. (Also at 10:22—John Rutter’s Mass of the Children).
Wagner Thursdays (begins noon eastern, 9 am Pacific Aug. 3rd–SPECIAL REPEAT Saturday at 6 pm, 3 pm Pacific)—A reprise of the first of our Birgit Nilsson tribute specials–the Georg Bohm/Bayreuth Tristan und Isolde, plus another Richard Strauss, the famous performance of Salome.
Vox Populi (begins noon eastern, 9 am Pacific)—Additional time—the Great Experiment!
From Robert Aubry Davis, Program Director, VOX