1 CD / Cedille / 2010-09-28Works: William Ferris: Gloria, for soprano, alto, tenor, bass & choir; Ed è Subito Sera, cantata for tenor & string orchestra; Bristol Hills, for string orchestra; Corridors of Light, for baritone, obo...
Performers: Shirley-Quirk, John; Vorrasi, John; Watkins, Sara [Oboe]
Conductors: Ferris, William; Heatherington, Alan; Roth, Arnie
Ensemble: ; Chicago String Ensemble
Music & Vision - Howard Smith
Ferris' visionary leaning is especially evident in the title item of the program - the 1994 setting of Stephen Spender's...continue...
1 CD / CD Baby Independants / 2005-11-10Works: Johnterryl Plumeri: Windflower, tone poem for oboe & orchestra; Pride of Baltimore, symphonic tone poem
Performers: Watkins, Sara [Oboe]
Conductors: Plumeri, Johnterryl
1 CD / Meridian / 2004-08-03Works: George Frederick Handel: Dalla guerra amorosa, HWV 102a; Suite for Keyboard in G minor, HWV453; German Arias (9); Air in G minor, HWV 457; Sonata for Oboe and Basso Continuo in C minor, HWV 366/Op. 1...
Performers: Fenton, Jane; Isepp, Martin; Kenny, Yvonne; Sanger, David; Scully, Mary; Shirley-Quirk, John; Watkins, Sara [Oboe]
Although most of Handel's vocal and instrumental music outside of the late operas and oratorios dates from his youth, it a naive to consider it...continue...
1 CD / Summit Records / 2000-05-16Works: Daniel Asia: Sacred songs, for voice, flute, cello & guitar; Songs from the Page of Swords; Pines Songs, for voice, woodwind quintet & piano
Performers: Pelton, Carmen; Shirley-Quirk, John; Watkins, Sara [Oboe]
Conductors: Asia, Daniel
Ensemble: Musical Elements
"...Soprano Carmen Pelton is postively radiant--I can't wait to hear more of her...And John Shirley-Quirk's baritone shows no signs of age...he really sounds great. The...continue...