The great American dramatic soprano’s debut recital disc with pianist Bradley Moore features Barber’s iconic “Hermit Songs” as well as Heggie’s song cycles “These Strangers” and “How Well I Knew the Light” with works by Gordon Getty and Carlisle Floyd.
Soprano Lilian Farahani and pianist Maurice Lammerts van Bueren perform the complete Eve-Song (texts by Philip LIttell) and the opera scene At The Statue of Venus (libretto by Terrence McNally) on this acclaimed new all-Heggie recording from Zefir Records in Amsterdam. CD available on Amazon.com. See the recording’s trailer:
If I Were You (2019) is an opera in two acts with a libretto by Gene Scheer, loosely based on the 1947 novel Si j’étais vous… by Julien Green (courtesy of the Estate of Julien Green and Editions Fayard). The opera was commissioned by the Merola Opera Program, a first in its 62-year history of [more]