The complete live recording of the world premiere production at San Francisco Opera in October 2000. Patrick Summers conducts the San Francisco Opera Orchestra and Chorus with soloists Susan Graham (Sister Helen), John Packard (Joseph de Rocher), Frederica von Stade (Joseph’s Mother), along with Theresa Hamm-Smith, Jay Hunter Morris, Gary Rideout, Catherine Cook, Robert Orth, [more]
THREE DECEMBERS, an opera in two acts by Jake Heggie & Gene Scheer, based on an original play by Terrence McNally. Live recording from Houston Grand Opera (2008). Frederica von Stade (Madeline), Kristin Clayton (Bea), Keith Phares (Charlie). Patrick Summers conducts members of the Houston Grand Opera Orchestra. The great Frederica von Stade sings “the [more]
Joyce DiDonato (Sister Helen), Philip Cutlip (Joseph DeRocher) and Frederica von Stade (Joseph’s Mother) star in this live recording from the Houston Grand Opera, conducted by Patrick Summers. Upcoming and Past Performances (since 2011):
A spectacular double-CD celebrating Joyce DiDonato’s first 10 years with Erato/Warner Classics and featuring tracks from some of her most popular recordings, from Baroque and bel canto to Strauss, Rodgers & Hammerstein, and even two tracks from her landmark recording of Dead Man Walking (Virgin Classics). It’s time to ReJoyce! See on on EMI Classics.
A double-CD of recent music and songs performed by tenor Stephen Costello, mezzo Joyce DiDonato, baritone Nathan Gunn, soprano Talise Trevigne, with flutist Carol Wincenc, The Alexander String Quartet, and many others. More than two hours of music, including Camille Claudel, Pieces of 9/11, Friendly Persuasions, Rise & Fall, A Question of Light, Fury of [more]