1 CD / Cedille / 2010-09-28Works: William Ferris: Gloria, for soprano, alto, tenor, bass & choir; Ed è Subito Sera, cantata for tenor & string orchestra; Bristol Hills, for string orchestra; Corridors of Light, for baritone, obo...
Performers: Shirley-Quirk, John; Vorrasi, John; Watkins, Sara [Oboe]
Conductors: Ferris, William; Heatherington, Alan; Roth, Arnie
Ensemble: ; Chicago String Ensemble
Music & Vision - Howard Smith
Ferris' visionary leaning is especially evident in the title item of the program - the 1994 setting of Stephen Spender's...continue...
1 CD / Cedille / 2009-08-25Works: Lita Grier: Songs for Children (5), for voice & piano; Sneezles, for voice, oboe, piano & percussion; Songs (5) from A Shropshire Lad, for voice & piano; Songs (2) from Emily Dickinson, for voice & p...
Performers: Areyzaga, Michelle; Bach, Anne; Billingham, William C.; Goodwin, Joe; Hernandez, Levi; Kauffman, Welz; Laughlin, Tina; Norman, Elizabeth; Ramsay, Scott; Sims, Robert Lamar; Tall, Alexander
1 CD / Cedille / 2006-01-01Works: Gian Carlo Menotti: Missa O Pulchritudo, for soloists, chorus & orchestra; Louis Vierne: Messe Solennelle in C sharp minor, Op. 16
Performers: Bailey, Dexter; Fair, Deborah; Gibbons, Joan; Sillitti, Tom; Vorrasi, John; Weisflog, Thomas
Conductors: Ferris, William
Ensemble: Composer Festival Orchestra; William Ferris Chorale
"Cedille has made a good decision in choosing this program to launch its new mid-price FOUNDation imprint. First, Menotti's Mass proves surprisingly engrossing and substantial,...continue...
1 CD / Cedille / 2005-01-01Works: Kevin R. Olson: Summer Sonnet; Victoria Sabo: Winter Wind, for chorus; Jaakko Mäntyjärvi: Shakespeare Songs (4), for chorus; Matthew Harris: Shakespeare Songs; John Rutter: Birthday Madriga...
Performers: Conn, Amy; Grizzell, Elizabeth; Mitchell, Trevor
Conductors: Miller, Jonathan [cond.]
Ensemble: Chicago a cappella
2 CD / Cedille / 2002-01-01Works: Robert Kurka: Good Soldier Schweik
Performers: Baggot, Buffy; Behr, Wayne Alan; Boldin, Robert; Calvert, Mark; Collins, Jason; Elser, Christian; Embree, Marc; Harrington, Kelli; Judisch, Aaron; Noon, Stephen; Ramirez, Alvaro; Sharp, Timothy
Conductors: Platt, Alexander
Ensemble: Chicago Opera Theater Ensemble
"Jaroslav Hasek's classic World War I comic novel The Good Soldier Schweik unleashed one of the great 20th century archetypal characters: a seemingly simple-minded, guileless...continue...
1 CD / Cedille / 1998-01-01Works: Ralph Vaughan Williams: Mass in G minor; Charles Villiers Stanford: Motets (3) for chorus, Op. 38; Hubert Parry: Songs of Farewell (6), for chorus
Performers: Heider, Anne; His Majestie's Clerkes; Klingelhoefer, Donald; Petilos, Randolph; Piggott, Susan
Conductors: Heider, Anne
Ensemble: His Majesties Clerkes
Recording information: 02/28/1997-03/02/1997....continue...