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Joyce DiDonato (Arden Scott), Ailyn Pérez (Tatyana Bakst), Frederica von Stade (Winnie Flato), Nathan Gunn (Sid Taylor), Anthony Roth Costanzo (Roane Heckle)
Orchestra and Chorus of The Dallas Opera, Patrick Summers
A cast full of leading American singers and impressive company forces under Patrick Summers give this amiable if slight entertainment a strong launch…Though there’s a good deal of audience noise... — More…
William Burden (George), Andrea Carroll (Mary), Talise Trevigne (Clara), Houston Grand Opera Orchestra, Patrick Summers
Heggie’s eclectic tonal music is light on lyrical flights and rhythmically overly rigid, but the accomplished orchestral writing satisfyingly conjures up appropriate moos of ardour and longing.... — More…
Songs on Poems by Emily Dickinson
Lisa Delan (soprano)
Orchestre Philharmonique de Marseille, Lawrence Foster
[Tilson Thomas’s] spacious text-setting and assured, imaginative orchestrations compellingly evoke the oblique, revelatory quality of Dickinson’s verse. Lisa Delan, a committed champion of American... — More…
Regina Zona (soprano), Kathleen Tagg (piano)
Throughout these cycles, Heggie reveals an adept handling of the voice-and-piano medium - for all that the vocal line could have benefited from more expressive variety...Yet it would be wrong... — More…
Songs of Lost Voices
Joyce DiDonato (mezzo), Ekaterina Gorlova, Ashley Traughbet (sopranos) Nathan Gunn (baritone), Dawn Walker (flute), Dawn Harms (violin), Marc Teicholz (guitar), Emil Miland (cello), Carol Wincenc (flute), Jake Heggie (piano), Stephen Costello (tenor), Jose Gonvalez Granero (clarinet), Talise Trevigne...
Though Heggie's thematic ideas might seem a bit commonplace on first hearing, listeners are advised to stay alert to each song's last note. Invariably, one is ambushed by the music's cumulative... — More…