Songbird | Atma Classique ACD22754

Songbird

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Label: Atma Classique

Cat No: ACD22754

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 1

Genre: Vocal/Choral

Release Date: 28th July 2017

Contents

Works

Argento, Dominick

Elizabethan Songs (6)
» no.1 Spring

Barber, Samuel

Hermit Songs (10), op.29
» no.3 St Ita's Vision

Bizet, Georges

Chanson d'Avril

Brahms, Johannes

Lieder (5), op.107
» no.5 Madchenlied (Auf die Nacht in der Spinnstub'n)
Lieder and Songs (8), op.57
» no.8 Unbewegte laue Luft
Regenlied (Regentropfen aus den Baumen fallen), WoO23

Britten, Benjamin

On this Island, op.11
» no.3 Seascape

Chausson, Ernest

Melodies (2), op.36
» no.2 Dans la foret du charme et de l'enchantement
Melodies (7), op.2
» no.3 Les Papillons

Debussy, Claude

Ariettes oubliees (6)
» no.2 Il pleure dans mon coeur
Romance

Faure, Gabriel

Songs (3), op.23
» no.3 Le secret

Gounod, Charles

Serenade
Viens! Les gazons sont verts

Liszt, Franz

Lieder (3) from 'William Tell', S292
» no.1 Der Fischerknabe

Purcell, Henry

Oedipus, Z583
» Music for a while

Quilter, Roger

Songs (3), op.3
» no.2 Now sleeps the Crimson Petal

Strauss, Richard

Madchenblumen, op.22
» no.3 Efeu

Wolf, Hugo

Italienisches Liederbuch (Italian Songbook)
» no.40 O war dein Haus durchsichtig wie ein Glas
» no.46 Ich hab in Penna einen Liebsten wohnen

Artists

Layla Claire (soprano)
Marie-Eve Scarfone (piano)

Works

Argento, Dominick

Elizabethan Songs (6)
» no.1 Spring

Barber, Samuel

Hermit Songs (10), op.29
» no.3 St Ita's Vision

Bizet, Georges

Chanson d'Avril

Brahms, Johannes

Lieder (5), op.107
» no.5 Madchenlied (Auf die Nacht in der Spinnstub'n)
Lieder and Songs (8), op.57
» no.8 Unbewegte laue Luft
Regenlied (Regentropfen aus den Baumen fallen), WoO23

Britten, Benjamin

On this Island, op.11
» no.3 Seascape

Chausson, Ernest

Melodies (2), op.36
» no.2 Dans la foret du charme et de l'enchantement
Melodies (7), op.2
» no.3 Les Papillons

Debussy, Claude

Ariettes oubliees (6)
» no.2 Il pleure dans mon coeur
Romance

Faure, Gabriel

Songs (3), op.23
» no.3 Le secret

Gounod, Charles

Serenade
Viens! Les gazons sont verts

Liszt, Franz

Lieder (3) from 'William Tell', S292
» no.1 Der Fischerknabe

Purcell, Henry

Oedipus, Z583
» Music for a while

Quilter, Roger

Songs (3), op.3
» no.2 Now sleeps the Crimson Petal

Strauss, Richard

Madchenblumen, op.22
» no.3 Efeu

Wolf, Hugo

Italienisches Liederbuch (Italian Songbook)
» no.40 O war dein Haus durchsichtig wie ein Glas
» no.46 Ich hab in Penna einen Liebsten wohnen

Artists

Layla Claire (soprano)
Marie-Eve Scarfone (piano)

About

Praised for her colourful, flexible voice and graceful stage presence, Canadian soprano Layla Claire is proud to present Songbird, her first solo recital recording. Songbird features English songs by Britten and Barber, French mélodies by Debussy, Bizet, Chausson, and German Lieder by Brahms, Wolf and Strauss. She is accompanied by pianist Marie-Ève Scarfone.

An expressive and experienced concert singer, Ms. Claire has worked with Bernard Haitink, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, James Levine, Michael Tilson Thomas, and Kent Nagano.  Her extensive international recital presence has included programmes of art song at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, CBC Glenn Gould Studio, and a multi-city tour of Canada as the winner of the Eckhardt-Gramatte National Music Competition.  

A graduate of the Manhattan School of Music and the Université de Montréal, Marie-Ève Scarfone leads a very successful career as a pianist in Canada and abroad. Quite active on the opera stage, Ms. Scarfone was the musical director of various opera productions (Wexford Festival Opera, Festival d’Opéra de Québec). She is a rehearsal pianist at the Opéra de Montréal and the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal, and is a vocal coach at McGill University and the Atelier lyrique de l’Opéra de Montréal.

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