An international cast of celebrated singers and string players perform recent songs and duets by Jake Heggie. Soprano Isabel Bayrakdarian Mezzos Zheng Cao, Joyce DiDonato, Susan Graham, Frederica von Stade Tenor Paul Groves; Baritone Keith Phares Dawn Harms, violin; CarlaMaria Rodrigues, viola; Emil Miland, cello; Jake Heggie, piano Texts by Charlene Baldridge, Raymond Carver, Heggie, [more]
Poetry by A.E. Housman and Vachel Lindsay. Songs for tenor and baritone with violin, viola, cello and piano. Commissioned by Welz Kaufman and the Ravinia Festival for the Steans Institute. Premiere: August 6, 2005 at the Ravinia Festival with tenor Nicholas Phan and baritone Andrew Garland. 1. The Farms of Home (Housman) 2. In [more]
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