The remarkable soprano Ann Moss sings an adventurous program of music by Jake Heggie, Liam Wade, Joni Mitchell, Bob Dylan and Lennon/McCartney in her second solo CD. She is joined by violinist Isaac Allen, cellist Emil Miland, the all-male a cappella ensemble Chanticleer, and pianists Steven Bailey and Jake Heggie. The disc includes Heggie’s song cycles From The Book of Nightmares (poetry by Galway Kinnell) and Newer Every Day: Songs for Kiri (poetry by Emily Dickinson). For more information about the compositions on this recording, see FROM ‘THE BOOK OF NIGHTMARES’ (2013) and NEWER EVERY DAY: Songs for Kiri (2014)….
Soprano Lisa Delan, cellist Matt Haimovitz and pianist Kristin Pankonin perform Jake’s new song cycle From the Book of Nightmares (poetry by Galway Kinnell). Also featured are recent works by John Corigliano, Luna Pearl Woolf, David Garner, Gordon Getty and Wiliam Bolcom. For more information about the composition, see FROM ‘THE BOOK OF NIGHTMARES’ (2013). Available on Pentatone Music, Amazon, Spotify, Apple Music and iTunes. Listen now on Spotify….
Poetry by Galway Kinnell; for soprano, cello and piano; composed for soprano Lisa Delan and premiered May 19, 2013 at the Noe Valley Chamber Music 20th Anniversary Gala concert, St Mark’s Church, San Francisco. 1. You Scream 2. In A Restaurant 3. My Father’s Eyes 4. Back You Go Recordings of this composition are available. See Love Life (Angels Share) and Lisa Delan: The Hours Begin to Sing (PentaTone Classics).       One or more recordings have been made. Sheet Music, Scores, Parts and Performance Materials are available from billholabmusic.com….
One or more recordings have been made. Sheet Music, Scores, Parts and Performance Materials are available from billholabmusic.com.
…the Longy School in Cambridge, MA More Perf. Info. Type: Concert Sep 12 2015 WASHINGTON Susan Graham and Jake in recital at the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Vocal Arts DC. The program will include the world premiere of a new song cycle by Jake Heggie and Gene Scheer based on celebrated objects in the Smithsonian Museum. More Perf. Info. The Kennedy Center Type: Premiere June 30, July 2, 3, 4 2015 EDMONTON Dead Man Walking at the Opera Nuova Festival in Edmonton. Conducted by Rosemary Thomson. Directed by Brian Deedrick. More Perf….
…with tenor Richard Croft and the UNT Orchestra and Chorus led by conductor David Itkin. University of North Texas Type: Concert Apr 15 2013 Publication of the book Heggie & Scheer’s Moby-Dick : A Grand Opera for the 21st Century by Robert K. Wallace (UNT Press). A beautiful, glossy book (240 pages) about the creation of the opera, with interviews from cast and creative team, the complete libretto and more than 150 production photographs by Karen Almond. Type: Event Mar 23 – 24 2013 For A Look Or A Touch performed by The Heartland Men’s Chorus at the…