Recordings

SUMMER NIGHT | Composer: Healey Willan

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This recording, devoted entirely to Healey Willan’s vocal solo song compositions, features some of the composer’s most well-known and often performed songs, but also includes formerly unpublished gems that are recorded here for the first time.
Peter Barrett, baritone
Martha Guth, soprano
Allyson McHardy, mezzo-soprano
Helen Becqué, piano

SING ME AT MIDNIGHT | Composer: John Greer

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In this first recording exclusively devoted to the songs of Canadian composer John Greer, the composer / pianist is joined by world-class singers, offering definitive interpretations of works that are already beloved by North American recital audiences.
Tracy Dahl, soprano
Delores Ziegler, mezzo-soprano
Kevin McMillan, baritone
John Greer, piano

A PLAY OF PASSION | Composer: Derek Holman

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Canadian Art Song Project has partnered with the Aldeburgh Connection to highlight works that emerged from relationships nurtured for decades between Holman, pianists Stephen Ralls and Bruce Ubukata and tenor Colin Ainsworth.

CLOUD LIGHT | Composer: Norbert Palej

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A recording exclusively devoted to the music of Norbert Palej, Cloud Lightimmerses listeners in music that actively grapples with the modern understanding of art song.
Michèle Bogdanowicz, mezzo-soprano
Peter McGillivray, baritone
Lawrence Wiliford, tenor
Jacqueline Woodley, soprano
Steven Philcox, piano

ASH ROSES | Composer: Derek Holman

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Ash Roses highlights a group of Holman’s works written over a twenty-year span that coincides with the composer’s most prolific period of writing art song.
Lawrence Wiliford, tenor
Mireille Asselin, soprano
Liz Upchurch, piano
Sanya Eng, harp

SEWING THE EARTHWORM
Composer: Brian Harman

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Carla Huhtanen, soprano
Steven Philcox, piano
David James Brock, text

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