Twenty two Emily Dickinson poems set by composers Aaron Copland, Gordon Getty, Jake Heggie and Michael Tilson Thomas. Lisa Delan (soprano), Orchestre Philharmonique de Marseille, Lawrence Foster (conductor).
Out of the Shadows
American Art Songs by composers Paul Bowles, David Garner, Gordon Getty, Paul Nordoff and Stephen Paulus. The works on this album have been previously underrepresented or completely unrepresented on recordings. Lisa Delan (soprano), Kevin Korth (piano), Matt Haimovitz (cello).
Angel Heart: A Music Storybook
Created by Lisa and composer Luna Pearl Woolf, this work tells the tale of a girl whose heart has broken into a thousand pieces. She meets a guardian angel who, during their travels in the night, enlists the help of four spirits in his quest to mend her heart. Woolf’s original music is interwoven with familiar songs and lullabies. Lisa Delan (co-creator, soprano), Luna Pearl Woolf (co-creator, music), Cornelia Funke (story), Jeremy Irons (narrator), Matt Haimovitz (cello), Uccello, Frederica von Stade (mezzo-soprano), Zheng Cao (mezzo-soprano), Daniel Taylor (countertenor), and Sanford Sylvan (baritone).
The Hours Begin to Sing
Revisits living American composers featured on And if the Song be Worth a Smile, William Bolcom, John Corigliano, David Garner, Gordon Getty, Jake Heggie and Luna Pearl Woolf. Includes new works written for this recording. Lisa Delan (soprano), Matt Haimovitz (cello), David Krakauer (clarinet),Kristin Pankonin (piano), Maxim Rubtsov (flute).
Gordon Getty: Usher House
Gordon Getty’s second opera, for which he wrote his own libretto (loosely based on Poe’s short story, ‘The Fall of the House of Usher’). Lisa Delan (soprano), Etienne Dupuis (baritone), Phillip Ens (bass), Christian Elsner (tenor), Benedict Cumberbatch (Attendant – spoken role), Gulbenkian Orchestra, Lawrence Foster (conductor).
Choral works by Gordon Getty on the dawn of a new country. Lisa Delan (soprano), Vladimir Chernov (baritone), Pavlo Hunka (bass-baritone), Gunnar Birgersson (baritone), Mats Carlsson (tenor), San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor) Russian National Orchestra, Alexander Vedernikov (conductor), Eric Ericson Chamber Choir (Stockholm).