Wednesday, 20 April 2016
New recordings in my collection : American operas released by Pentatone
I have recently acquired two recordings of American operas released by Pentatone :
- John Corigliano : The Ghosts of Versailles, recorded live at the Los Angeles Music Center in February and March 2015. James Conlon conducts a cast including Kristinn Sigmundsson (Louis XVI), Christopher Maltman (Beaumarchais), Patricia Racette (Marie Antoinette), Lucas Meachem (Figaro), Lucy Schaufer (Susanna), Joshua Guerrero (Count Almaviva) and Guanqun Yu (Rosina).
- Jennifer Higdon : Cold Mountain, recorded live at the Santa Fe Opera in August 2015.Miguel Harth-Bedoya conducts a cast including Nathan Gunn (W. P. Inman), Ada Monroe (Isabel Leonard), Emily Fons (Ruby Thewes), Jay Hunter Morris (Teague) and Roger Honeywell (Solomon Veasey).