Sierra: SONGS FROM THE DIASPORA

Concert: Sierra: SONGS FROM THE DIASPORA Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2017-09-27 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: Andrea Jimenez, soprano; Juan Carlos Garvayo, piano; Cosmos String Quartet Link: http://www.musicasur.es/ Concert Information: Festival Musica Sur Motril, Spain Read more »

Sierra: DECIMAS

Concert: Sierra: DECIMAS Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2017-09-25 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: Paloma Friedhoff, soprano; Leyre Lisarri, piano Link: http://www.centrobotin.org/en/actividad/classical-music-paloma-friedhoff-soprano-leyre-lisarri-piano/ Concert Information: Centro Botín Santander, Spain Read more »

Lee: Tehillim World Premiere

  On February 11, soprano Marquita Lister joins pianist Marvin Mills for the world premiere of James Lee III’s new song cycle Tehillim. The performance takes place in Irvine, CA, and is a highlight of the 20th anniversary of the African American Art Song Alliance Conference. Lee shares some thoughts about Tehillim. “‘When Marquita Lister […] Read more »

Frazelle: Peering in the Composer’s Soul

“Singers have this incredible job of creating three-dimensional characters right off of the written page. It makes me feel like I’m peering into the composer’s soul.” On the eve of the Boston premiere of Kenneth Frazelle’s Songs in the Rearview Mirror, mezzo-soprano Kathryn Findlen offers a glimpse into bringing the composer’s score to life. Pianist […] Read more »

Frazelle: Connecting Us As Humans

  On May 3, mezzo-soprano Kathryn Findlen joins pianist Rick Rowley at The North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh for a “Carolina Portrait: Songs and Piano Works by Kenneth Frazelle,” sponsored by the Raleigh Chamber Music Guild. Findlen — a champion of Frazelle’s vocal music — presented the May 2013 New York premiere of […] Read more »

Paulus: A Gifted Song Writer

  “Stephen Paulus loved writing for the voice as all his operas and choral music prove, but he was also a gifted song writer.” So notes Music Director Paul Sperry on the eve of Joy in Singing’s April 6th “Composer’s Concert” — a celebration of Stephen Paulus’ art songs. Paulus was a prolific and gifted […] Read more »