NEW AMERICAN MASTERS - VOLUME 7
“Songs & Stories”
Palisades Virtuosi is embarking on its 7th album of newly commissioned works with a special 2-CD set of all the works they have commissioned and premiered that include a narrator or singer. This project, subtitled “Songs & Stories”, includes 7 new works never before recorded!
Through fairy tales, legends, poetry, artists and newly created stories PV explores a world beyond the purely instrumental. Guest artists include Barbara Dever, mezzo-soprano (Metropolitan Opera), Frank Basile, internationally renowned opera singer and narrator, Timothy Maureen Cole, soprano (National Opera Center) and cellist, Marisol Espada.
Works included in the project are “The Sea Princess” by Seymour Barab, “Songs from the Laurel Tree” by Thomas Juneau, “Paterson” by Jeffrey Kaufman, “El Dorado” by Ron Levy, “Portraits of Van Gogh” by Martin Sedek,”Fire Diamond by Roger Stubblefield and “Vathek Revisited” by Kerry Turner.
To make a contribution to this effort please visit our Indiegogo fund raising page!
Please enjoy these photos from our recent sessions….