1 CD / Nonesuch / 2011-09-20Works: 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 / 2011-02-01Works: 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: Schulman, Louise; Steinberg, Michael; De Waart, Edo; Sellars, Peter
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...