Review Index

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Presenters

Opera & Symphony

Lyric Opera Virginia

Virginia Symphony Orchestra

Virginia Opera

Festivals & Series

Hampton Arts

Portsmouth Community Concerts

Todi Music Festival

Virginia Arts Festival

Schools and Universities

Academy of Music

Christopher Newport University

Governor's School for the Arts

Hampton University

Norfolk State University

Old Dominion University

Shenandoah University

Virginia Wesleyan College

Music Series

Art Song of Williamsburg

Cantabile Project

First Presbyterian Church, Virginia Beach

Ghent United Methodist Church

Old Donation Episcopal Chruch

Prince of Peace Lutheran Church

Trinity Lutheran Church

Virginia Art Song Society

Wonderful Wednesdays


Ensembles

Acosta, Migliozzi, Walsh Trio

Alborada Piano Trio

Ambrosia String Quartet

Anonymous 4

Aurora (Taylor & Dickon)

Australian Baroque Brass

Bellissima!

Cantata Chorus

Capriole

Chanticleer

Choir of Queen's College Oxford

Countertop Ensemble & Chris Dudley
    With Norfolk Chamber Consort
    With Kenneth Kwan at Christ & St. Luke's
   Chris Dudley on CD

CREO

Duetto Espressivo

Duo Jota-A

ETA-3

Eastern Virginia Brass

Ensemble Baroque

Hardwick Chamber Ensemble

I. Sherman Greene Chorale

Invencia CD Reviews
Invencia Piano Duo Webpage

James Piano Quartet

Manhattan Piano Trio

Nevsky Vocal Ensemble

Norfolk Chamber Consort

Rebel Baroque

Schola Cantorum

Symphonicity
    Formerly Virginia Beach Symphony Orchestra

Virginia Children's Chorus

Virginia Chorale

Williamsburg Choral Guild


Local Artists

Aníbal Acosta
    9th Annual Bach Fest
    Acosta, Walsh & Migliozzi Chandler Hall
   2011 CD Launch Concert

Rita Addico-Cohen
   Treemonisha
   Karen Hoy Studio

Lee Jordan-Anders
   Soul of the Piano In A    Images of Women in Art and Music
   Trio with Phelps & Aguirre
   with Pavel Ilyashov

Laurie Baefsky

Beverly Kane Baker
   Beverly Kane Baker & Friends
   Songs of Soul and Spirit

Dianne Barton & Eduardo Castro

Denise Battle

Bonnie Lambert-Baxter

Lorraine Bell
   Art Songs and Spiritualsby African American Composers
   Davis Memorial Scholarship Concert
    Faculty Recital Memorial Chapel
   Women Composers Recital
   NANBPWC Recital
    with York River Symphony Orchestra
   A Vocal Delight
   Tribute to Dorothy Maynor

Jennifer Bern-Vogel

Julia Brogdon

Jeffrey Brown
   Franck with NCC

Lisa Edwards-Burrs
   The Roots and Flowers of African American Song
   Richmond Recital
   Concert in Black & White

Jennifer Carnahan & Jennifer Barker

Barbara Chapman & Debra Wendells Cross

Anthony Colosimo

Lisa Relaford Coston
   Bachfest with Agnes Mobley-Wynne
   Broadway Recital
   Choral Hymns from the Rig Veda
   Mendelssohn, Schumann, Carpenter, Bolcom, Rossini
   with Cantata Chorus
    How Can We Keep From Singing?
   A Concert in Black and White
   Coston and Debussy
    with CREO (10 concerts)
   Four Note Opera
   Kindertotenlieder
   with Holland and Woodward
   Bolcom Cabaret Songs with NCC
   Bach & the 20th Century - NCC:
   with NCC: Kevin Bobo
   with NCC: Rachmaninoff & Schumann
   with NCC: Messiaen
   Schubertiade - NCC
   with Oksana Lutsyshyn 2002
   Still Alive
   American Delights
   Home, Sweet Home
    with Allen Shaffer
   Abraham & Isaac and Mass for Pentecost
   Duruflé Requiem
   with Virginia Chorale
   with Billye Brown Youmans
   Memorial Concert

George Corbett
   with Thomas Marshall

Stephen Coxe
   Stephen Coxe and Friends Chamber Music Recital

Robert Crutchfield & Will Crutchfield

Ann Cyptar & Patricia Ricciarelli

Michael Dailey
   Four Note Opera

Ann Scott Davis
   Music for Mothers Day
   VWC Recital
    ODU Opera Workshop Cosi
   Senior Recital

Royzell Dillard

John S. Dixon
   All Though the Night
   Sacred Seasons
   Prière, An American Christmas
Gabriel's Message

Jason Dungee

F. Gerard Errante
50th Anniversary Concert
   with D. Gause - NCC

Jeffrey Easter
   Three Tidewater Tenors (w/Shoup & Oliver)

Charlotte Elia
   Liedermorgen
   Hugo Wolf
   German Lieder
   Mostly American Recital
   Elia & Reinburg

Tod Fitzpatrick
    Gaines Theater, 2002
   with Rebecca Sherburn

Marlene Ford & Jeanette Winsor

Lauren Fowler

Kathleen Franz

Sondra Gelb
    Recital 2004
    Simply Sondheim

Marques Garrett

Peter Greydanus
   Schubertiade - NCC

Amanda Halstead
   NCC Cabaret Classics

Erin Hanon

Jeraldine Herbison

Glenn Hersch
   2003 Prince of Peace
   2005 Prince of Peace
   2007 Prince of Peace

Elizabeth Hogue
    Four Note Opera

Rachel Holland
   2008 Recital
   with Coston and Woodward
   Schumannia with Sadlier & Sadlier

Karen Scott Hoy
   Music for Mothers Day
   Emily Dickinson
   Métamorphoses Melodieuses
   French Art Song Workshop

Karen Hoy Studio
   Love Lost and Found, Liederabend, Melodie at Larchmont
   Mendelssohn & Four Sopranos
   Music of Libby Larsen for Duffy Institute
   American Songs for Duffy Institute
   La Serenissima
Singing and Communicating in English

Pavel Ilyashov
   GSA Orchestra
   Schubertiade - NCC
    & Greydanus in Dvorák & Sheng with NCC
   VWC Recital with Lee Jordan-Anders

Eun Kyong Jarrell

Nicole Jenkins
   Karen Hoy Studio

Kerry Jennings
    Songs of Benjamin Britten with Michelle Rice & Chuck Woodward
   Song for Achilles
   Home, Sweet Home
   Britten Abraham & Isaac NCC
   with NCC: Bach & 20th Century

Asdis Jonsdottir

Andrey Kasparov
   Andrey Kasparov & New Music
   with Symphonicity

Kasparov & Lutsyshyn
   Mendelssohn with Symphonicity
   Imperial Russia
   Todi Invencia Concert
   Invencia: Music of the Civil War
   Britten's Introduction and Rondo alla burlesca NCC
   Fantasia Contrappuntistica - NCC
Florent Schmitt Trois Rapsodies Polonaise - NCC

Steve Kelley
    with Elizabeth Hogue - Mozart & The Soldier's Tale at NCC
   with NCC Bachfest II
   with NCC: Bach & 20th Century

Bonnie Kim
   Recital Prince of Peace
   Schubertiade - NCC

David Kunkel

Dale Lazar

Oksana Lutsyshyn
   Shostakovich with Symphonicity
   with Norfolk Chamber Consort
   with Creo

Laura Martier
   with NCC

Charlene Marchant

Kimberly Markham

Thomas Marshall
   with George Corbett
   with Allen Shaffer The Art of Transcription NCC

Shelia Maye

Heather McLewin

Genevieve McGiffert

Cary Michaels

Shelly Milam
   Karen Hoy Studio

Christopher Mooney
   Broadway Melodies with NCC
   Vienna Dreams - Broadway Lights with ASoW
   Home, Sweet Home - VWC
   Jewish-American - NCC
   Schubertiade - NCC
   Albert Herring

Carolyn Green Myers

Timothy Oliver

Gigi Paddock
    The Belle of Amherst Revisited
   Heart to Heart: Wolf's Italian Song Book
   Home, Sweet Home
   Concert in Black & White
   Vienna Dreams - Broadway Lights

Jeffrey Phelps with Lee Jordan-Anders

Jason Paul Peterson
   Ghent United Methodist
Old Dominion University

Joanne Robinson

Kelly Samarzea
   GUMC Recital with Jason Paul Peterson
   Stpehen Coxe and Friends

Patricia Saunders-Nixon
   Recital 2004
   Spirituals Recital 2005
   Let My People Go
   The Art Songs of Harry T. Burleigh: A Forgotten Repertory


Allen Shaffer
   Mozart - Christ & St. Luke's
   with Tom Marshall: The Art of Transcription NCC
Farewell Concert

Adriane Shelton

Robert Shoup

Regina South

Charles Stanton
   Duruflé Requiem
   Recital at GUMC
   ODU Opera Workshop

Emily Stauch
   Prince of Peace 2004
    La Belle Epoque
    Schubert & Mozart
   Poèms d'Amour
   Sing for Joy with Walter Swan
   Bach @ the Beach/Bach on the Bay

Sophia Subero

Walter Swan
   Four Note Opera
   Sing for Joy with Emily Stauch
   8th Annual Bach Fest

Shirley Thompson
   Lieder Workshop

Tracey Welborn

Orson Van Gay
   Ghent United Methodist
   with Anna Sterrett at Prince of Peace
   with Anna Sterrett at Eastern Shore Chapel

Chrystal E. Williams

Scott & Amy Cofield Williamson
   Churchland Baptist Concert
   Songs of the Soul
   Barcelona - Company NCC

Amy Cofield Williamson
   Four Last Songs with Symphonicity
   Schubertiade - NCC
   Brettl Lieder - NCC

Scott Williamson
   Schubertiade - NCC
   Cabaret Classics - NCC

Claudia Wooten

Charles Woodward
   Lessons and Carols
   25th Anniversary Celebration at Ohef Sholom
   Wonderful Wedesdays

Agnes Mobley Wynne
   Bachfest with Lisa Relaford Coston
   Bach at Prince of Peace 2005
   American & British Song Workshop
   Ventriloquist Acts of God
   Faculty Recitals: 2004, 2006, 2008

Billye Brown Youmans
   Sacred Seasons
   Handel Concert
   Sacred Waters
   with Lisa Relaford Coston
   Bach & the 20th Century - NCC
   Liszt Songs with NCC
   Nature the Gentlest Mother
    Poulenc Gloria
   Tell Me the Truth About Love
   Songs of the Avergne


Regional and National Artists

John Aler

Roberta Alexander

Keri Alkema

William Anderson

Tanya Anisimova
   Creo, December 2, 2001
   Prince of Peace 2003
   Creo Armenian Program
   Symphonicity

Pamela Armstrong

Julianne Baird

Harolyn Blackwell

James Barbato

Gary Barnett

Kathleen Battle

Kevin Bobo
   Norfolk Chamber Consort
    Master Class

Matthew Burns

Lisa Edwards Burrs

Cameron Carpenter

Charles Castronovo

Nicole Clouser

Troy Cook

David Daniels

Rodrick Dixon & Alfreda Burke

Chris Dudley
   NCC: Purcell and Britten
   NCC: Bach Busoni

eighth blackbird & Pierrot Lunaire

Nancy Engel and Paul Brown

Branch Fields
   2 ASoW Concerts

Rene Fleming

Andrew Garland
   American Art Song Lives
   Private First Class Jessie Givens [Last Letter Home]

Anthony Dean Griffey

Karla Goettel
   Just Great Songs
   My Father's Music with Jennifer Bern-Vogel

Ryan Speedo Green

Kyle Gullings

Jonathan Hays

Adolphus Hailstork
   Art Songs
   Ventriloquist Acts of God

Thomas Hampson

Richard Hundley
   Looking for Richard Hundley
    Looking for Richard Hundley Once Again
   Richard Hundley Song List

Janeanne Huston

Jeraldine Herbison

Sarah Adams Hoover

Sharon Isbin
   With Gemma Coma-Alabert
   With Stanley Jordan & Romero Lubambo

Frederick Jackson

Hall Johnson

David Krohn
   Gomley Chesed
   Wonderful Wednesdays

Lori Laitman
    Songs at VASS Program

Karen Lykes & Kenneth Griffiths

Marcolivia
   Prince of Peace 2007
   Prince of Peace 2011

Kevin Maynor

Alan Morrison

Meagan Miller

Mark Morris

Odetta

Michael Posey

Barbara Quintiliani
    First Art Song of Williamsburg Recital
   Second ASoW Recital

Robynne Redmon
   with Art Song of Williamsburg
   Britten Cabaret Songs - NCC
   Master Class
   with Symphonicity
   Carmen with Todi
   ODU Recital 2004
   Christmas Concert
   Art Songs & Arias with Chuck Woodward
   Mahler Songs with ODU Symphony
   Song of the Earth with VSO
   Songs of Soul and Spirit
Morris Robinson

Ilan Rogoff

Robert Sims
    with Odetta

Martha Slay

Frederick von Stade

Darryl Taylor

Steven Tharp
   Die Schöne Müllerin
   The World of Heinrich Heine
   Once Around the Sun - Seasons of Song

Helen Tintes-Schuermann

Louise Toppin

Andrew Violette

Artists Based Outside U.S.

Henri Bok

Duo Nord: Catarina Lundgren & Heikki Pellinen

Evelyn Glennie

Elena Gragera

Ute Lemper

Natalia Pschenitschnikova
   Extended Vocal Technique
   with CREO

Derek Lee Ragin
   Charlotte Recital
   Rebel and Farinelli

Warren Mailley Smith

 

CD Reviews

Anibal Acosta
   Sonnet
   Music from the Lower Tree House Tavern

William Anderson
   Hausmusic, 20th Century Chamber Music for the Home
   Robert Martin: Diary of a Seducer
   Cygnus Ensemble: Broken Consort


Tanya Anisimova
   J.S. Bach's Six Suites for Solo Cello

As you set out for Ithaka

Jennifer Barker
   Geenyoch
   Nyvaigs

Jussi Björling reDiscovered

Allan Blank,
Song Cycles with Double Bass and Piano


Kevin Bobo
    Boboland

Lili Boulanger on CD

Chris Dudley & Countertop Ensemble

Stacy Garrop
   In Eleanor's Words

Anthony Dean Griffey

Elizabeth Hogue
   Singing ARIAS with Passion

Janeanne Huston
   So Much Beauty
   So Great a Joy
   Living Mysteries

In this Moment, Women And Their Songs

Invencia (Kasparov & Lutsyshyn)
   Hommages Musicaux
   Ignis Fatuus
Schmitt, Complete Original Works for Piano Duet and Duo, Vol. 1
Schmitt, Complete Original Works for Piano Duet and Duo, Vol. 3

Lori Laitman
    Long Pond Revisited
    Dreaming
   Come to Me in Dreams
   Becoming a Redwood
   Within These Spaces
    VASS Sings Laitman

Patrice Michaels
   American Songs

Bonnie Pomfret
   De Todo La Eternidad, Songs of American Women Composers

Leontyne Price reDiscovered

Susan Sevier
   Weinachtsfreude, Music for the Season of Light

Schumann Songs

Songs of George Whitefield Chadwick

Louise Toppin
   He'll Bring it to Pass
   Heart on the Wall

Andrew Violette


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