Angel Heart: A Music Storybook
Festival del Sole (now Festival Napa Valley) presented Angel Heart, A Music Storybook, co-created by Lisa and Luna Pearl Woolf, who composed original music, with original text by bestselling children’s author Cornelia Funke. Lisa Delan (soprano), Frederica von Stade (mezzo-soprano), Bruce Rameker (baritone), Ryan Belongie (countertenor), Matt Haimovitz and Uccello (cellos), Cornelia Funke (special guest narrator)
Joan and the Bells
Short (2:30) documentary featuring Gordon Getty’s moving cantata dramatizing the trial and execution of Joan of Arc, as presented by the Russian National Orchestra (RNO), Mikhail Pletnev (conductor), with Lisa Delan (soprano) and Konstantin Shushakov (baritone), from historic Tchaikovsky Hall in Moscow.
Rumi: Quatrains of Love
American composer Luna Pearl Woolf was inspired to create Rumi: Quatrains of Love for cello, voice and piano based on the writings of Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Rūmī (1207-1273), one of the world’s most revered and beloved Persian poets. Lisa performed this piece as part of her concert at Shangri La (Honolulu) with Matt Haimovitz (cello) and Jonathan Korth (piano).
Lisa Delan premieres Gordon Getty’s setting of the American classic Shenandoah from her Pentatone recording of a century of American art song, Out of the Shadows. With Matt Haimovitz (cello) and Kevin Korth (piano). Steingraeber Hall, Bayreuth, Germany.
Joan and the Bells
Eight-minute video documentary featuring Gordon Getty’s moving cantata dramatizing the trial and execution of Joan of Arc, as presented by the Russian National Orchestra (RNO), Mikhail Pletnev (conductor), with Lisa Delan (soprano) and Konstantin Shushakov (baritone), from historic Tchaikovsky Hall in Moscow.
The Hours Begin to Sing
Nine minute video documentary on Lisa’s album The Hours Begin to Sing, featuring American composers William Bolcom, Gordon Getty, Jake Heggie, David Garner, John Corigliano and Luna Pearl Woolf.
The White Election
Seven minute documentary about The White Election, a cycle of 32 songs by composer Gordon Getty set to poems of Emily Dickinson. Lisa Delan (soprano), Kristin Pankonin (piano) and actress Cynthia Nixon (poetry reading).
Lisa Delan and Jane Randolph
Soprano Lisa Delan and San Francisco Conservatory of Music vocal teacher and coach Jane Randolph talk about breathing, Jane’s technique and contemporary music.