Dvorák and America: Hiawatha Melodrama; American Suite; Farwell: Navajo War Dance; Pawnee Horses / Kevin Deas, narrator; Benjamin Pasternack, piano
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2014-06-10Works: Joseph Horowitz: Hiawatha Melodrama, for narrator & orchestra (after Dvorák); William Arms Fisher: Goin' Home (adapted from Dvorák's Symphony no 9 "From the New World", 2nd movement); Anton...
Performers: Battersby, Edmund; Deas, Kevin; Pasternack, Benjamin; Worfe, Michael [Tenor (Vocal)]; Zhou, Qian
Conductors: Gil-Ordóñez, Angel; Morrow, James
Ensemble: ; PostClassical Ensemble
The centerpiece of this program is the first ever recording of the Hiawatha Melodrama, a concert work for narrator and orchestra designed to show the...continue...
5 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2012-10-30Works: Peter Boyer: Ellis Island; Charles Ives: Lincoln, the Great Commoner, for chorus & orchestra, S. 184 (K. 5B5); Vincent Persichetti: A Lincoln Address, Op. 124; Roy Harris: Abraham Lincoln Walks at Mi...
Performers: Chandler Eteme, Janice; Deas, Kevin; Gardner, Taylor [vocals]; LaMarchina, Anthony; Mabry, Sharon; Steele, Jevetta; VanOsdale, Mary Kathryn; Wiesmeyer, Roger
Conductors: Boyer, Peter; Slatkin, Leonard; Gil-Ordóñez, Angel; Wilkins, Thomas
Ensemble: ; PostClassical Ensemble
These four Naxos American Classics releases selected for this Americana collection... focus on some of the defining moments of that history. First... a panorama of...continue...
1 CD / Orange Mountain Music / 2012-10-09Works: Philip Glass: Passion of Ramakrishna, for soloists, chorus & orchestra
Performers: Chandler Eteme, Janice; Deas, Kevin; Feinblatt, I-Chin; Nomura, Christòpheren; Preston, Nicholas
Conductors: St. Clair, Carl
Ensemble: Pacific Symphony
Orange Mountain Music presents the world première recording of Philip Glass' The Passion of Ramakrishna. Commissioned by the Pacific Symphony and premiered in 2006 during...continue...
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2012-06-26Works: Adolphus Hailstork: Symphony no 1; Spirituals (3), for orchestra; An American Port of Call; Fanfare on "Amazing Grace", for brass quintet, percussion & organ; Whitman's Journey, for chorus & orchestra
Performers: Deas, Kevin
Conductors: Falletta, JoAnn
Ensemble: ; Virginia Symphony Orchestra Chorus
Award-winning composer Adolphus Hailstork is a vibrant communicator whose music speaks directly and subtly. His Symphony No. 1 was commissioned for festival performance and is...continue...
Recording information: L. Douglas Wilder Performing Arts Center, Norfolk State (05/18/2011)....continue...
2 CD / Vox Classical / 2008-05-19Performers: Baird, Julianne; Deas, Kevin; Lane, Jennifer; Price, David [tenor]
Conductors: Radu, Valentin
Ensemble: Ama Deus Ensemble
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2004-01-01Works: Dave Brubeck: Gates of Justice, oratorio
Performers: Brubeck, Dave Trio; Deas, Kevin; Gloyd, Russell; Mizrahi, Alberto
Conductors: Gloyd, Russell
Ensemble: Dave Brubeck Trio
"Classical and jazz fans alike, especially those who love choral music, should grab both this set. These unclassifiable works have a unique tang and grandeur."...continue...
Personnel: Alberto Mizrahi (cantor); Kevin Deas (bass baritone); Dave Brubeck (piano).
Recording information: Kraushaar Auditorium, Goucher College, Baltimore, MD (03/25/2001)....continue...
4 CD / Decca Imports / 2003-02-11Works: Richard Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
Performers: Anderson, Kelly; Deas, Kevin; Dohmen, Albert; Heppner, Ben [Tenor Vocals]; Lippert, Herbert [Tenor Vocals]; Martin, Gary; Mattila, Karita [Soprano Vocals]; Morscheck, Stephen; Murray, John Horton; Op...
Conductors: Solti, Georg
Ensemble: Chicago Symphony Chorus
'Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg' was the one Wagner opera which Solti recorded twice. Although both versions were well-received, this fully digital version, recorded in 1995...continue...
22 CD / Decca Imports / 2002-05-31Works: Richard Wagner: The Flying Dutchman; Lohengrin; Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg; Parsifal; Tannhäuser; Tristan und Isolde; Georg Solti: Discussion of Tristan und Isolde Recording; Speech at ...
Performers: Aichberger, Ewald; Anderson, Kelly; Bailey, Norman [Bass Baritone]; Braun, Victor; Byrne, Richard; Deas, Kevin; Dernesch, Helga [Soprano]; Dohmen, Albert; Domingo, Placido [Tenor Vocals]; Equiluz, Ku...
Conductors: Solti, Georg
Ensemble: Chicago Symphony Chorus; Chicago Symphony Orchestra; Vienna Boys' Choir; Vienna Friends of Music Society Chorus; Vienna Opera Chorus; Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
"If you're new to Wagner and want all of these in a convenient format in dependably fine performances, this is worth considering. If you want...continue...
1 CD / Telarc / 2002-02-26Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Der Schauspieldirektor, K 486; Johann Baptist Henneberg / Benedikt Schack / Franz Xaver Gerl: Der woltätige Derwisch (The Beneficent Dervish), singspiel
Performers: Aler, John [Tenor Vocal]; Baker, Sharon; Deas, Kevin; Ewing, Alan; Meek, Deanne; Sieden, Cyndia
Conductors: Pearlman, Martin
Ensemble: Boston Baroque
3 CD / Telarc / 1999-08-24Works: Emanuel Schikaneder: Der Stein der Weisen (Die Zauberinsel), opera
Performers: Baker, Sharon; Bishop, Michael [Engineer]; Deas, Kevin; Ewing, Alan; Haan, Jane Giering-de; Kelly, Paul Austin; Lovat, Judith; Streit, Kurt; Trakas, Chris Pedro
"This singspiel from 1790 has attracted attention because a recently discovered manuscript copy attributes some of its music to Mozart. It's always a major event...continue...
1 CD / Newport Classic / 1997-03-11Works: Spoken Word: Spoken excerpts from Twain's The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County; Lukas Foss: The Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, opera in 2 acts
Performers: Baird, Julianne; Castaldi, Peter; Christopher Arneson; Deas, Kevin; Geoffrey Friedley; Mark Moliterno; Urrey, Frederick
Conductors: Clark, Richard Auldon
Ensemble: Manhattan Chamber Orchestra