Lots to celebrate this fall: An Oktoberfest performance of my newest opera in Dresden, and the return to the stage of my oldest opera in Little Rock. Plus, a new recording and a birthday bash for Joni Mitchell.
Party on with us at Oktoberfest at Semper Zwei, Semperoper Dresden. Liam Wade’s and Vynnie Meli’s one act opera “Boy loses Girl (in the Beer Tent)” is an opera about love, and beer, and the love of beer. This piece will open the Semper Bar series 2018/19 on September 21st, 2018. Feiern Sie mit uns das Oktoberfest in Semper Zwei: Liam Wades Kurzoper “Bua … Read more.
Soprano Ann Mosswill be singing a several of my Joni Mitchell arrangements as part of the musical tribute to poet-composer Joni Mitchell on the occasion of her 75th birthday on November 7, 2018!
The tribute concert will be hosted in the intimate ambiance and sublime acoustic of Berkeley’s Back Room. Featuring vocalist Ann Moss with pianist Matt Berkeley, cellist Emil Miland, harpist Meredith Clark, guitarist Carrie Smith, violinist Justin Ouellet, guitarist Patrick Anseth, and a host of special guests.
Michelle Murray Fiertek(soprano) has just finished recording my cello and voice arrangement of Joni Mitchell’s “You Turn Me On, I’m a Radio” for her upcoming album!
About Michelle Murray Fiertek
Connecticut lyric soprano Michelle Murray Fiertek possesses a wide ranging repertoire for the concert stage. Equally at home with the intimacy of art song and the grandeur of opera, her dramatically powerful approach to the performance of vocal music has earned her both critical and popular acclaim. Her singing has been described as “Exemplary” (BBC Music Magazine), “First-rate. Engaging and authentic” (New York Concert Review), and “Alive and full-blooded” (Arizona Republic).
featuring FULL FATHOM FIVE(2014) – Liam Wade NEWER EVERY DAY: Songs for Kiri (2014) – Jake Heggie FROM ‘THE BOOK OF NIGHTMARES’ (2013) – Jake Heggie LOVE SONG SUITE: Songs by Joni Mitchell, Jake Heggie, Bob Dylan, and Lennon/McCartney, arranged by Ann Moss, Liam Wade, John Grimmett, and Steven Bailey.
With guest artists including cellist Emil Miland, pianist Steve Bailey, Chanticleer, violinist Isaac Allen, and pianist Jake Heggie.