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]
Companion book to the CD of the same name plus bonus material, featuring songs for soprano, mezzo-soprano and baritone. PASSING BY Song Collection (2008) A Lucky Child, from At The Statue of Venus (McNally) Facing Forward/Looking Back (2007) for two women 1. Motherwit (Charlene Baldridge) 2. Grounded (Eugenia Zukerman) 3. Hummingbird – for Tess (Raymond [more]
Collections are published Songbooks or books of compositions. The songs and arias are often found individually in Recordings as well as Compositions. One or more recordings have been made. Sheet Music, Scores, Parts and Performance Materials are available from billholabmusic.com.
Duets for Soprano and Mezzo-Soprano with Piano Poetry by Charlene Baldridge, Eugenia Zukerman, Raymond Carver, Armistead Maupin and Jake Heggie. Commissioned by Welz Kaufman and the Ravinia Festival in honor of the Steans Institute for Young Artists. First Performance: Aug 8, 2007 at the Ravinia Festival Steans Institute, Bennett Gordon Hall in the John D. [more]
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Song Cycle for Mezzo-soprano, string quintet, wind quintet and piano. Commissioned by Richard and Luci Janssen for Camerata Pacifica, Santa Barbara. Premiere: October 9, 2004 at the Marjorie Luke Theatre in Santa Barbara. Mezzo: Frederica von Stade. Violin: Sarah Thornblade, Agnes Gottschewski; Viola: Donald McInnes; Cello: Alan Stepansky; Bass: Tim Eckert; Flute: Adrian Spence; Oboe: [more]
One or more recordings have been made. Sheet Music, Scores, Parts and Performance Materials are available from billholabmusic.com. Rental Sheet Music, Scores, Parts and Performance Materials are available from billholabmusic.com.