1 CD / Nonesuch / 2008-09-23Works: Komitas: Oror; Gakavi Yerke (Song of the Partridge), song; Manoogneroo Hayr mer (Children's Prayer), song; Work(s); Dzirani Dzar (Apricot Tree), song; Karoun (Spring), for voice & piano; Unabi (Dance...
Performers: Bayrakdarian, Isabel; Dabaghyan, Gevorg; Gharabekyan, Gevorg; Khachaturian, Karen; Kocharyan, Karen; Kradjian, Serouj; Manucharyan, Vyacheslav
Conductors: Topchjan, Eduard
Although the pieces performed here by the internationally acclaimed, Canadian-based soprano Isabel Bayrakdarian are sung entirely in Armenian, these songs cast a powerful spell long...continue...
This album was nominated for the 2008 Grammy Award for "Best Classical Vocal Performance."
Personnel: Gevorg Gharabekyan (violin); Karen Kocharyan (cello); Gevorg Dabaghyan (duduk); Vyacheslav ...continue...
1 CD / Nonesuch / 2006-06-27Works: Brad Mehldau: The Book of Hours; The Blue Estuaries, for voice & piano; Love Sublime, song (after tune Paris)
Performers: Fleming, Renee; Mehldau, Brad
This collaboration between jazz pianist and concert soprano was originally sparked by the New York City-based soprano Rene Fleming, an admirer of Brad Mehldau. "Love...continue...
Personnel: Brad Mehldau (piano); Brad Mehldau; Renée Fleming (vocals, soprano).
Recording information: SUNY Purchase Performing Arts Center, Purchase, NY.
If you think jazz is becom...continue...
2 CD / Nonesuch / 2006-04-11Works: Louis Andriessen: Writing to Vermeer
Performers: Bickley, Susan; Duijkeren, Brenda van; Epen, Wendy van; Greve, Melanie; Hannigan, Barbara; Kistemaker, Jan; Makuuchi, Tomoko; Narucki, Susan; Niels, Marjolein; Noorduyn, Violet Serena; Schroevers, Ja...
Conductors: Leeuw, Reinbert de
Ensemble: ASKO Ensemble; Schoenberg Ensemble
Writing To Vermeer is the sixth Nonesuch release from Louis Andriessen, the most highly regarded contemporary composer working in the Netherlands today, an influential and...continue...
1 CD / Nonesuch / 2004-08-24Works: Olivier Messiaen: Poèmes pour Mi; Harawi; Chants de terre et de ciel; Claude Debussy: Chansons (3) de Bilitis; Osvaldo Golijov: Lúa descolorida; Gabriel Fauré: La chanson d'Eve, ...
Performers: Kalish, Gilbert; Upshaw, Dawn
With 'Voices of Light', Dawn Upshaw has assembled a program of songs centered around works by Olivier Messiaen that address the subjects of devotion, faith...continue...
1 CD / Nonesuch / 1994-08-02Works: Marc Blitzstein: Juno; No For an Answer; Reuben Reuben; Stephen Sondheim: Anyone can Whistle; Saturday Night; The Girls of Summer; Merrily We Roll Along; Evening Primrose; Kurt Weill: One Touch of Ve...
Performers: Naegele, Matthias; Stern, Eric; Stifelman, Leslie; Upshaw, Dawn
Conductors: Stern, Eric
2 CD / Nonesuch / 1992-11-17Works: Robert Ashley: Improvement, opera
Performers: Ashley, Robert; Barbara, Joan La; Buckner, Thomas [Baritone Vocals]; Erbe, Tom; Hamilton, Tom; Klein, Adam; Neuburg, Amy X
1 CD / Nonesuch / 1990-10-25Works: Samuel Barber: Knoxville, Summer of 1915, Op. 24; Gian Carlo Menotti: The Old Maid and the Thief; John Harbison: Mirabai Songs; Igor Stravinsky: Rake's Progress
Performers: Upshaw, Dawn
Conductors: Zinman, David
Ensemble: Orchestra of St. Luke's
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: Steinberg, Michael; Schulman, Louise; De Waart, Edo; Sellars, Peter