The beloved, award-winning American mezzo Jamie Barton joins composer/pianist Jake Heggie and cellist Matt Haimovitz in a celebration of powerful, exceptional women through Jake’s songs to texts by Sister Helen Prejean, Laura Morefield, Gene Scheer and Gavin Dillard.
UNEXPECTED SHADOWS includes the complete song cycles The Work at Hand (Morefield), Statuesque (Scheer), Iconic Legacies: First Ladies at the Smithsonian (Scheer), Of Gods & Cats (Dillard), as well as excerpts from The Breaking Waves (Prejean) and the opera If I Were You (Scheer).
Complete worldwide release: September 18, 2020
There are four individual releases:
2. The Work at Hand – Released May 22, 2020 –– See a Video of one movement, and listen on your favorite music service Available on Amazon, Spotify, Apple Music and iTunes.
Listen now on Spotify.
3. Iconic Legacies – Release Date: July 3, 2020
4. Statuesque – Release Date: September 4, 2020