Posted July 09, 2011

A new website celebrating the career of Jon Vickers  has just been launched.   Beginning this weekend – Saturday July 9th at 1:00 p.m. EST, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation is airing programs devoted to the life and art of Vickers.  These broadcasts will feature a complete opera along with interviews and feature reports on the life of Vickers.  The operas are four of Vickers’ greatest roles:  July 9 begins the cycle with Otello, followed by

July 16 Tristan und Isolde

July 23 Les Troyens (Enee)

July 30 Peter Grimes – Finale