Wednesday Evensong Special (8:00 pm eastern, August 9th, 2006, 5:00 pm Pacific; repeats Sat. 8:00 am, 5:00 am Pacific):
The Vocal Scene with George Jellinek: “Remembering Ljuba Welitsch;”
On Wings of Song (PREMIERE—8:59 eastern, 5:59 Pacific)—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, baritone Nathaniel Webster.
Millennium of Music (9:58) “Forlana Consort”—This excellent Flemish vocal ensemble live in concert from the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.
Wagner Thursday (begins noon eastern July 14th): The second opera (and a take on Shakespeare) – Das Liebesverbot, is next, with the Ohio Light Opera production of Kalman’s Autumn Maneuvers and Dohnanyi’s witty Tante Simona.
Big Ticket Friday Special (noon eastern, 9 am Pacific–repeats Saturday at 6 pm, 3 pm Pacific; special repeat Monday noon eastern, 9 am Pacific)
Elizabeth Schwarzkopf, Part 2: Another of her great collaborations with Herbert von Karajan, Johann Strauss’ Die Fledermaus; the great conductor André Cluytens in another match up between Schwarzkopf and Nicolai Gedda, The Tales of Hoffmann; and some of her great concert arias recordings, including Beethoven and Mozart.
Robert Aubry Davis, Program Director, VOX