Suite in four movements (approx 17 minutes in length), commissioned by Beethoven-Haus Bonn for violinist Daniel Hope. Inspired by Beethoven’s 1803 residency at the Theater an der Wien. First performance: June 4, 2022 at Beethoven-Haus Bonn Daniel Hope, violin; Lisa de la Salle, piano
Violinist Daniel Hope was in San Francisco for a week in November 2020 to record episodes of his acclaimed Hope@Home program with the New Century Chamber Orchestra. The final episode featured cameos with composer/pianist Jake Heggie and legendary concert pianist Garrick Ohlsson. Jake joins Daniel about 30 minutes into the video to perform “Crossing” (from [more]
The World Premiere recording of Jake Heggie & Gene Scheer’s acclaimed new song cycle INTONATIONS: Songs from the Violins of Hope features mezzo-soprano Sasha Cooke and violinist Daniel Hope with a quartet of string players from the San Francisco Opera Orchestra: Kay Stern & Dawn Harms, violins; Patricia Heller, viola; Emil Miland, cello. The final [more]
A 40-minute song cycle for mezzo-soprano, solo violin, string quartet and youth solo violin. Texts by Gene Scheer based on stories about violins played by Jews in concentration camps during the Holocaust; inspired by James Grymes’ book Violins of Hope: Violins of the Holocaust – Instruments of Hope and Liberation in Mankind’s Darkest Hour (Harper [more]
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