2 CD / Nonesuch / 2008-10-07Works: John Adams: Harmonielehre; Shaker Loops; Harmonium; Nixon in China; Chamber Symphony; Gnarly Buttons; Hoodoo Zephyr; Death of Klinghoffer; I was looking at the ceiling and then I saw the sky; Concert...
Performers: Collins, Michael [Conductor/Clarinet]; Hammons, Thomas; Kantonen, Seppo; Karvonen, Jari-Pekka; Kremer, Gidon; Kusama, Astri; Maddalena, James; McDonald, Audra; McElroy, Michael; Murto, Janne; Mutru, ...
Conductors: De Waart, Edo; Adams, John [Composer]; Nagano, Kent; Salonen, Esa-Pekka
Ensemble: ; London Symphony Orchestra; Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra; Lyon Opera Orchestra; Theatre of Voices
"It doesn't hurt that Adams has an exclusive contract with Nonesuch to release the first recording of each work, and most of the performances here...continue...
2 CD / Nonesuch / 2001-08-28Works: John Adams: El Niño, a Nativity Oratorio
Performers: Bubeck, Daniel; Chorus; Cummings, Brian; Hunt Lieberson, Lorraine [Mezzo-Soprano (Vocals)]; Richards, Steven; Rickards, Steven; Upshaw, Dawn [Soprano Vocal]; White, Willard [Bass Vocal]
Conductors: Nagano, Kent
"John Adams's most recent major vocal work is not quite an oratorio nor quite an opera... so 'staged oratorio' is probably the best label for...continue...
Personnel: Dawn Upshaw (soprano); Phillip Dennis (tenor); Brian Cummings (countertenor); Willard White (baritone); Brycyn "Juvie" Evans, Robert Fardell, Martin Nelson, Simon Preece (bass voice); J...continue...
2 CD / Nonesuch / 1992-11-17Works: Robert Ashley: Improvement, opera
Performers: Ashley, Robert; Barbara, Joan La; Buckner, Thomas [Baritone Vocal]; Erbe, Tom; Hamilton, Tom; Klein, Adam; Neuburg, Amy X
3 CD / Nonesuch / 1990-10-25Works: John Adams: Nixon in China
Performers: Adams, John [Composer]; Craney, Trudy Ellen; Dry, Marion; Duykers, John; Friedman, Stephanie; Hammons, Thomas; Maddalena, James; Opatz, Mari; Page, Carolann; Sylvan, Sanford [Baritone Vocals]
Conductors: Sellars, Peter; De Waart, Edo; Steinberg, Michael; Schulman, Louise