Thursday, 12 September 2019
New recordings in my collection : 'Dog Days' by Little and 'Paul's Case' by Spears
I have recently acquired two new recordings of contemporary operas :
- David T. Little : Dog Days, recorded live at REDCAT (Roy and Edna Disney/CalArt) in Los Angeles, June 11-15, 2015.
The opera was first performed in Montclair, NJ, on September 29, 2012.
The cast includes James Bobick, Marnie Breckenridge, Cherry Duke, John Kelly, Michael Marcotte, Peter Tantsits and Lauren Worsham. Alan Pierson conducts the Newspeak ensemble.
- Gregory Spears : Paul's Case, recorded on August 6-8, 2018 at SUNY.
The opera was first performed in Arlington, VA, on April 20, 2013.
The cast inclues Melissa Wimbish, Erin Sanzero, Amanda Crider, Jonathan Blalock, Michael Slattery, Keith Phares and James Shaffran. Robert Wood conducts the American Modern Ensemble.
I have more than 2300 opera recordings. The complete list is available here.