'Illuminations' - Strings Quartets by Debussy, Britten, Osvaldo Golijov & Stacy Garrop / Avalon String Quartet
1 CD / Cedille / 2015-08-14Works: Claude Debussy: Quartet for Strings in G minor, Op. 10; Benjamin Britten: Divertimenti (3), for string quartet; Alla Marcia, for string quartet; Stacy Garrop: Quartet for Strings no 4 ("Illuminations...
Ensemble: Avalon String Quartet
The Avalon String Quartet, "a remarkably fine ensemble" (The Strad), makes its Cedille Records debut with an irresistible and richly varied program of captivating works...continue...
Recording information: Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, University of (12/15/2014-12/18/2014)....continue...
1 CD / Deutsche Grammophon / 2007-07-10Works: Osvaldo Golijov: Oceana, for voice, boys' choir, double chorus & orchestra; Tenebrae, for string quartet; Three Songs, for voice & orchestra
Performers: Dearman, John; Haddad, Jamey; Johnson, Elizabeth Remy; Souza, Luciana; Tennant, Scott [Guitar]; Upshaw, Dawn [Soprano Vocal]
Conductors: Spano, Robert
Ensemble: Atlanta Symphony Orchestra; Los Angeles Guitar Quartet
"Generous arcs of slow-moving melody - often with trembling accompaniment - evoke the great Renaissance masters...Upshaw's love for this music is palpable in every bar,...continue...