An international cast of celebrated singers and string players perform recent songs and duets by Jake Heggie. Soprano Isabel Bayrakdarian Mezzos Zheng Cao, Joyce DiDonato, Susan Graham, Frederica von Stade Tenor Paul Groves; Baritone Keith Phares Dawn Harms, violin; CarlaMaria Rodrigues, viola; Emil Miland, cello; Jake Heggie, piano Texts by Charlene Baldridge, Raymond Carver, Heggie, [more]
A recording to benefit Classical Action. Mezzo-sopranos Frederica von Stade, Joyce Castle, Zheng Cao and Mary Phillips perform some of Jake’s recent works, including the complete cycles Statuesque and The Deepest Desire, plus selections from Winter Roses and The Starry Night. Also featured are performances by Eugenia Zukerman, flute; Carey Bell, clarinet; David Henderson, saxophone; [more]
Companion book to the CD of the same name plus bonus material, featuring songs for soprano, mezzo-soprano and baritone. PASSING BY Song Collection (2008) A Lucky Child, from At The Statue of Venus (McNally) Facing Forward/Looking Back (2007) for two women 1. Motherwit (Charlene Baldridge) 2. Grounded (Eugenia Zukerman) 3. Hummingbird – for Tess (Raymond [more]
Collections are published Songbooks or books of compositions. The songs and arias are often found individually in Recordings as well as Compositions. One or more recordings have been made. Sheet Music, Scores, Parts and Performance Materials are available from billholabmusic.com.
Duets for Soprano and Mezzo-Soprano with Piano Poetry by Charlene Baldridge, Eugenia Zukerman, Raymond Carver, Armistead Maupin and Jake Heggie. Commissioned by Welz Kaufman and the Ravinia Festival in honor of the Steans Institute for Young Artists. First Performance: Aug 8, 2007 at the Ravinia Festival Steans Institute, Bennett Gordon Hall in the John D. [more]
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New texts by Sister Helen Prejean. Commissioned by Bravo! Vail Valley Music Festival. First performance: Vail, Colorado, July 16, 2002. Mezzo-Soprano Susan Graham, flutist Eugenia Zukerman, pianist Jake Heggie. Orchestration commissioned by St. Paul Chamber Orchestra and premiered May 19, 2005 by mezzo Joyce DiDonato and conductor Patrick Summers. One or more recordings have been [more]
One or more recordings have been made. Sheet Music, Scores, Parts and Performance Materials are available from billholabmusic.com. Rental Sheet Music, Scores, Parts and Performance Materials are available from billholabmusic.com.