A CD of three of Jake’s works for Seattle’s Music Of Remembrance. (Mina Miller, artistic director). Librettist Gene Scheer. Soprano Caitlin Lynch, Mezzo-Soprano Sarah Larsen and Baritone Morgan Smith are joined by instrumentalists from the Seattle Symphony for three one-act operas. Zart Domburian-Eby (flute), Laura DeLuca (clarinet), Mikhail Shmidt (violin), Walter Gray (cello), Jonathan Green [more]
Out of Darkness: Two Remain (2016) is an opera in two acts with libretto by Gene Scheer, based in part on the true stories of two Holocaust survivors: the Polish dissident Krystyna Zywulska (1914-1993) and the gay German Jew, Gad Beck (1923-2012). Source material for the libretto includes documents and journals in the US Holocaust [more]
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For soprano, mezzo-soprano, baritone and piano, or with clarinet, violin, cello, bass, piano. Gene Scheer’s lyrics are free translations of lyrics created by Krystyna Zywulska while she was imprisoned at Auschwitz-Birkenau. Commissioned by Music of Remembrance (Mina Miller, Artistic Director) with support from Jonathan Green and Brenda Berry, Lloyd and Janet Cluff, John and Bernice [more]
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