Raking the Snow: Music of David Owens / Sangyoung Kim and Victor Cayres, piano; Kristina Giles, viola; DÆAnna Fortunato, mz
1 CD / Albany Records / 2014-08-12
David Owens, pianist and composer, has long experience as an organist, conductor and accompanist as well. He has appeared as soloist, in addition to working...continue...
Allen Anderson: An Opportunity for Mischief / Curtis Macomber, Charles Curtis, Aleck Karis, David Russell, Thomas Warburton
1 CD / Albany Records / 2014-08-12Conductors:
Ensemble: Empyrean Ensemble; Rasa Saxophone Quartet
Composer Allen Anderson, a member of the faculty at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, has been the recipient of numerous awards, honors, and commissions,...continue...
Michael Ching (b.1958): A Midsummer Night's Dream, opera a cappella / Jeremiah Johnson; Jennifer Coopera; Kent Fleshman; John Dooley; Laura Stracko; Emily Bodkin
2 CD / Albany Records / 2014-08-12Conductors: Tucker, Curtis
Ensemble: DeltaCappella; Riva
An opera without an orchestra? Composer Michael Ching's A Midsummer Night's Dream, uses a "voicestra," an ensemble of a cappella singers, instead of instruments in...continue...
Daniel Crozier (b.1957): With Blood, With Ink, opera / Sandra Lopez; Vanessa Becerra; Audrey Babcock; Ian McEuen; Jesse Enderle. Fort Worth Opera
2 CD / Albany Records / 2014-08-12Conductors: Myers, Timothy
Ensemble: Fort Worth Opera Orchestra
This world premiere recording of With Blood, With Ink, a dramatic opera with music by Daniel Crozier and libretto by Peter Krask, was made in...continue...