Aria Code

Hosted by Rhiannon Giddens

The magic of opera revealed, one aria at a time.

  • Aria Code with Rhiannon Giddens is Back!

    Nov 7, 2019
    Aria Code returns for Season 2 with 10 stunning arias and one big theme: desire. Opera singers and experts talk about the things we want the most – love, power and freedom. Starts 11/13.
  • Massenet's Werther: You've Got Mail!

    Jan 30, 2019
    A picture may paint a thousand words, but nothing compares to the intimacy and immediacy of a handwritten letter. Hearing the "Letter Aria" from Jules Massenet's Werther will prove it.
  • Verdi's Rigoletto: First Love, Wrong Love

    Jan 16, 2019
    You’ve probably been there: in love for the first time and enchanted by the very sound of your sweetheart’s name. The problem for Gilda is that her new love isn’t who he says he is.
  • Saint-Saëns’s Dalila: She's a Femme Fatale

    Jan 2, 2019
    She seduces, she traps, she destroys. She's a femme fatale and her signature aria is the dangerously alluring “Mon coeur s’ouvre a ta voix” from Samson et Dalila by Camille Saint-Saëns.