Chris Voss

Host

Chris Voss a drive-time host for 99.5 WCRB, weekday afternoons 2pm to 7pm. He also hosts WCRB’s weekly vocal program, Voices. 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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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.

Through a musical lens, author Andrea Avery tells a story of confronting the overwhelming obstacles of chronic illness in pursuit of a career as a pianist in "Sonata: A Memoir of Pain and the Piano." 

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!

Soprano Jessye Norman
Carol Friedman

Enjoy an opera within and opera, as the glorious Jessye Norman stars in Richard Strauss' comic masterpiece "Ariadne auf Naxos."

Photograph of soprano Beverly Sills
Fred Fehl

Jacques Offenbach - composer of the "Can-can" and king of light Opera - wrote one "serious" opera: a fanciful setting of the life and stories of the German writer, E.T.A. Hoffmann. This week, hear a classic 1964 recording of Offenbach's The Tales of Hoffmann, starring Beverly Sills, Stuart Burrows, and Norman Treigle.

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