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Sunset at Kentucky Lake

Sunset at Kentucky Lake

APSU Solo Faculty Recitals: 1988, 1990, 1991, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2013 – DePauw 2016

 

 

World, American, German and Tennessee premiers:  (As Performer in Songs, Song Cycles, Operas, as Soloist in Choral Works, as Conductor, as Composer)

  • Tennessee premier (also New Mexico premier), Duet, “Lay Your Sleeping Head, My Love,” Jeffrey Wood, 1989
  • Tennessee premier, Composer, Song cycle, “Emily D,” Thomas King, 1990
  • World premier, Song Cycle, “The Devil’s Songbook,” Roger Vogel, Austria, 1992
  • American premier, Song Cycle, “The Devil’s Songbook,” Roger Vogel, 1993
  • German premier, three different song cycles, Berlin, Germany, 1995
  • Tennessee premier, Song Cycle, “Love Songs,” Kari Juusela, 1995
  • World premier, Soloist, “Psalm 22,” Jeffrey Wood, 1995
  • World premier, Aria from “Diaries,” Jeffrey Wood, 1995
  • World premier, Opera, “Diaries,” Jeffrey Wood, 1996
  • World premier, Soloist, “The Lord,” Jeffrey Wood, 1996
  • World premier, Conductor, “The Wanderer,” Jeffrey Wood, 1996
  • World premier, Song Cycle, “Epitaphs,” Jerry L. Standridge, 1998
  • World premier, Opera, “Good King Wenceslas,” Richard Shephard, 1998
  • World premier, Opera, “St. Nicholas,” Richard Shephard, 2000
  • World premier, Song Cycle, “Till Time and Times are Done,” Jeffrey Wood, 2001
  • World premier, Opera, “The Shepherd’s Play,” Richard Shephard, 2001
  • Tennessee premier, Song cycle, “Of Song, Love and Death,” Jeffrey Wood, 2002
  • World premier, Musical, “Memories, Milestones & Mischief,” George Mabry, 2002
  • World premier, Opera, “The Birds of Bethlehem,” Richard Shephard, 2002
  • World premier, Song, “The Piano,” Joseph Van Dyke, 2004
  • World premier, Song, “Bread and Music,” Martin Taylor, 2004
  • World premier, Song, “Winter’s Tale,” Joseph Van Dyke, 2004
  • World premier, Opera, “George Sand…and Chopin?,” Persis Vehar, 2005
  • World premier, Song, “Since Love Can Never Die,” Vera Fulmer, 2006
  • World premier, Song, “Eloise,” Lori Laitman, 2007
  • Tennessee premier, Song, “The Song of Wandering Aengus,” Jeffrey Wood, 2008
  • World premier, Song, “Chanson d’Automne,” Claire McDonald, 2008
  • World premier, Song Cycle, “Of snow, ice, burning sand,” Joshua Lindsay, 2009
  • World premier, Song Cycle, (Rilke) “Abend” and “Lied vom Meer,” Jeffrey Wood, 2010
  • World premier, Songs, Two Songs of Longfellow, Paul Byrom, 2010
  • World premier, Song, “I Cried unto God with my Voice,” Libby Larsen, 2011
  • World premier, Musical, “Ben and the Virtues,” Richard Gildrie/George Mabry, 2011
  • World premier, Song, “White in the Moon the Long Road Lies,” Paul Byrom, 2012
  • Tennessee premier, Theater piece, the Chansonnier,  “Frankenstein!,” HK Gruber, 2012
  • Tennessee premier, Song, “I Cried unto God with my Voice,” Libby Larsen, 2013

Opera Companies:

  • Atlanta Chamber Opera
  • Central City Opera
  • DeKalb, Georgia Opera
  • Kaiserslautern, Germany Opera
  • Kennesaw, Georgia Opera
  • A Little Opera Among Friends
  • Lüneburg, Germany Opera
  • Memphis Opera
  • Oberhausen, Germany Opera
  • Phoenix Opera
  • St. Louis Municipal Opera
  • Santa Fe Opera

Opera Roles:

  • Goro, Madama Butterfly

    Witch

  • Franz, Tales of Hoffmann
  • The Witch, Hansel and Gretel [over 100 performances]
  • Trabuco, La Forza Del Destino
  • Triquet, Eugene Onegin
  • Borsa, Rigoletto
  • Beppo, I Pagliacci
  • Pedrillo, Abduction from the Seraglio
  • Wenzel, The Bartered Bride
  • Jaquino, Fidelio
  • Ferrando, Così Fan Tutte
  • Idomeneo, Idomeneo
  • Kaspar, Amahl and the Night Visitors
  • Spalanzani, Tales of Hoffmann
  • Old Shepherd, The Shepherd’s Story
  • Kaspar, King Wenceslas
  • Kilian, Regina
  • Veit, Undine
  • Brother Francis, The Birds of Bethlehem
  • Chopin, George Sand…and Chopin?
  • Old Arithmetic Man, L’enfant et les sortilèges

Operetta Roles:

Wenzel

  • Eisenstein, Die Fledermaus
  • Rosillon, The Merry Widow
  • Frederic, The Pirates of Penzance
  • Pimpinelli, Paganini
  • Caramello, Eine Nacht in Venedig
  • Fridolin, Rose von Stambul
  • Popeil, Polenblut
  • Calicot, Madame Pompadour

Musical Roles:

Eisenstein

  • Harold Hill, THE MUSIC MAN
  • Freddy, MY FAIR LADY
  • Pirelli, SWEENEY TODD
  • Conferencier, CABARET
  • Roscoe, FOLLIES
  • Old Deuteronomy, CATS
  • Robert Livingston, 1776

Oratorios as Soloist:

  • Messiah – Handel
  • Creation – Haydn
  • Mass in b – Bach
  • Requiem – Mozart
  • Magnificat – Bach
  • Coronation Mass – Mozart
  • Mass in g – Vaughan Williams
  • Laud to the Nativity – Respighi
  • Rejoice in the Lamb – Britten
  • Masses in G, Eb, C – Schubert
  • Christmas Oratorio – Saint-Saëns
  • Magnificat – Pergolesi
  • Messe cum Jubilo – Duruflé
  • St. Paul – Mendelssohn
  • Choral Fantasy – Beethoven
  • Mass in f – Bruckner
  • Missa Solemnis – Cherubini
  • King David – Honegger
  • Seven Last Words – Dubois
  • Serenade to Music – Vaughan Williams
  • St. John Passion – Bach
  • Crucifixion – Stainer
  • Carmina Burana – Orff (as baritone)
  • Stabat Mater – Pergolesi
  • Frankenstein [a theatre piece] – HK Gruber
  • St. Cecilia Mass – Gounod
  • I enjoy being in the audience, too!

Solo Recitals in:

  • Alabama
  • Arkansas
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Indiana
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Nebraska
  • Ohio
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Virginia
  • Washington, D. C.
  • Puerto Rico
  • Austria
  • Germany

Stage Director and Conductor:

  • Annie, Get Your Gun
  • Anything Goes
  • Can-Can
  • Fiddler on the Roof
  • Li’l Abner
  • My Fair Lady
  • Pajama Game
  • You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown

Performed art songs by: (English)

  • Handel
  • Purcell
  • Arne
  • Campion
  • Lawes
  • Elgar
  • Vaughan Williams
  • Ireland
  • Holst
  • Quilter
  • Britten
  • Rhian Samuel
  • John Duarte
  • Castelnuovo-Tedesco

(German and Austrian)

  • Bach
  • Haydn
  • Mozart
  • Beethoven
  • Schubert
  • Schumann
  • Clara Schumann
  • Mendelssohn
  • Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel
  • Wolf
  • Brahms
  • Strauss
  • Mahler
  • Alma Mahler
  • Marx
  • Stolz
  • Schoenberg
  • Berg

(French)

  • Weckerlin
  • Lully
  • Berlioz
  • Bizet
  • Massenet
  • Gounod
  • Duparc
  • Debussy
  • Satie
  • Poulenc
  • Fauré
  • Nadia Boulanger

(Italian)

  • Scarlatti
  • Caldara
  • Durante
  • Caccini
  • Pergolesi
  • Torelli
  • Giordano
  • Bellini
  • Donizetti
  • Rossini
  • Verdi
  • Tosti
  • Malipiero

(Spanish, Argentinian, Portuguese)

  • Rodrigo
  • Obradors
  • Ginastera
  • Villa-Lobos

(Czech)

  • Dvorak

(Norwegian)

  • Grieg

(American)

  • Billings
  • Foster
  • Ives
  • Copland
  • Barber
  • Bernstein
  • Soulima Stravinsky
  • Niles
  • Duke
  • Persis Vehar
  • Elizabeth Vercoe
  • Dinos Constantinides
  • Al Benner
  • Libby Larsen
  • Martin Taylor
  • Lori Laitman
  • William Grant Still
  • Claire McDonald
  • Jeffrey Wood
  • Kari Juusela
  • Richard Hundley
  • Paul Byrom

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