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Chris Voss

Host, Producer

Chris Voss hosts drive-time, weekday afternoons on WCRB. 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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A Trivial 2019 Review

Dec 30, 2019

Among all the year in review articles that pop up each December, here's something a little different - four of my favorite trivia facts from this past year.

Image of several violins, decorated with Stars of David
The Violins of Hope

A powerful symphony, a heartbreaking story, and an ultimate message of hope and resilience take center stage this week.

Image of the 30 members of the Yale Schola Cantorum, with conductor David Hill
Robert A. Lisak

Musical innovation, Italian opera, and German storytelling come together in a beautiful setting of the nativity story.

Gertrud Sparrman as Greta and Sofie Lindegren as Hans in the opera Hans och Greta, Kungliga Operan (at Svenska teatern) 1895.
Carl Rosén. This file was provided to Wikimedia Commons by the Swedish Performing Arts Agency as part of a cooperation project with Wikimedia Sverige.

Neglectful parents, an evil witch, and children who don't know the risk of taking candy from strangers -- all things considered, Hansel and Gretel is a pretty sinister story. So why is it so popular during the holidays?

Image of composer Emily Lau lying on a bed smiling while going over music
Meg Nanna

This inviting and multifaceted setting of Emily Dickinson's poetry was recommended by a friend, and is happily now recommended to you too.