Calendar Archive – 2004

October 9, 10, 11,
“Winter Roses.” World premiere of a new song cycle for
Frederica von Stade and Camerata Pacifica. Santa Barbara, CA. Subsequent performances in Thousand Oaks, CA and at the Huntington Library, San Marino, CA.
June 19-26,
Recital with Frederica von Stade for “Broadway Week” at Rancho La Puerta in Mexico.
June 12,
“Anna Madrigal Remembers” with the Philadelphia Gay Men’s Chorus; Andrea Arena, mezzo-soprano; Elliot Jones, conductor. Philadelphia, PA.
June 5, 8, 11, 13,
Dead Man Walking at Pittsburgh Opera.  Kristine Jepson (Helen), John Packard (Joseph), Judith
Forst (Mrs. De Rocher), Donita Volkwyn (Rose). John Mauceri, conductor; Leonard Foglia, director.
June 2,
Audra McDonald at Zankel Hall, New York City. Premiere of "The Seven Deadly Sins" with songs by Heggie, La Chiusa, Gordon, Flaherty, etc. Ted Sperling, music director.
April 3, 4,
“Anna Madrigal Remembers” with Frederica von Stade and the Seattle Men’s Chorus; Dennis Coleman, conductor. Seattle, WA.
March 26,
Recital with Frederica von Stade at Lucas Theater for the Arts, Savannah Georgia
March 15,
Recital with Frederica von Stade at Cal State Northridge, California
March 4, 6, 10,
12, 14, 17, 19, 21,
World premiere of The End of the Affair, a new opera
commissioned by  Houston Grand Opera. Libretto by Heather McDonald, based on the novel by Graham Greene.
Cheryl Barker (Sarah), Teddy Tahu Rhodes (Maurice), Peter Coleman Wright
(Henry), Katherine Ciesinski (Mrs. Bertram), Robert Orth (Parkis), Joseph Evans (Smythe). Conducted by Patrick Summers and directed by Leonard Foglia. 
January 23, 
Recital with Eugenia Zukerman, flute. Bucknell University in Lewisburg, PA.
January 10, 
“Holy the Firm: Essay for Cello and Orchestra”; Sacramento Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Michael Morgan with Emil Miland, cellist.