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Hoiby: The Tempest / Murphy, Balonek, Webber, Davey, Caputo, Benevento, et al

Album Summary

>Hoiby, Lee : The Tempest, opera
Performers Conductor Ensemble
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Notes & Reviews:

First performed in 1986 by the Des Moines Opera with Jacque Trussel as Caliban, the opera has come full circle with this recording of the Purchase Opera where Jacque Trussel served as director. Hoiby, born in Wisconsin in 1926, was infused with operatic ambitions during his studies at Curtis with Gian Carlo Menotti. He has written a number of operas, including several on Albany Records (A Month in the Country, Bon Appetit!, and This Is the Rill Speaking).


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>Hoiby, Lee : The Tempest, opera
  • Performers: Diana Wangerin (Voice); Derek Greten-Harrison (Voice); Ilene Pabon (Voice); Jeffrey Taveras (Voice); Molly Davey (Voice); Joshua Benevento (Voice); Rasdia Wilmot (Voice); D'ana Lombard (Voice); Anthony Caputo (Voice); Julian Whitley (Voice); Said Pressley (Voice); Robert Balonek (Voice); Catherine Webber (Voice); JungBum Heo (Voice)
  • Conductor: Hugh Murphy
  • Running Time: 5 min. 55 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1986