New Album Release - Recorded at Abbey Road Studios

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Abbey Road Studios
Abbey Road Studios

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Recording at Abbey Road
Recording at Abbey Road

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Abbey Road Studios
Abbey Road Studios

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Abbey Road Studios
Abbey Road Studios

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"How beautiful are the feet"

Title role in the world premiere of Kassandra,

a new opera by Anthony Brandt, at Opera in the Heights in Houston, Texas.

(Excerpts from the Performance)

Album Recording Coming Soon

"Rossignol, mon mignon" and "Ciel, aer, et vens"

from Deux poèmes de Ronsard - Roussel

with John McMurtery

     "Amor y odio"

with Jeffrey Brown

"Verde Verderol" and "Pájaro del Agua" 

from Dos Poemas de Juan Ramón Jiménez - Joaquin Rodrigo, with John McMurtery

"El Majo discreto"

with Lise Keiter

  from Tonadillas en un estilo antiguo - Granados


     "Strider sento la procella" from Lucio Silla - Mozart

                                  with Po-Chuan Chiang

"Wem der grosse Wurf gelungen"


"Freude trinken alle Wesen"

"Freude, Tochter aus Elysium"


"Alle Menschen werden Brüder"

from Symphony No. 9 - Beethoven, with Heartland Festival Orchestra

"As it fell upon a day" - Copland

      with John McMurtery and Eric Ginsberg

"Quasi Menuetto"

from Three Vocalises - R. Vaughan Williams

with Eric Ginsberg

"Ah! perfido" - Beethoven

with Maestro Richard Hughey

and the WIU Chamber Orchestra

"Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion"

from Messiah - Handel

with Lise Keiter

"Notre amour" - Fauré    with Lise Keiter

"Die Lotosblume" - Schumann

              with Lise Keiter

        "Serenádtha Stó parátheero toú sofoú"

        from Four Greek Songs - Constantinides

                                with Michael Gurt

 "Art is calling for me"

from The Enchantress - Herbert

with Lise Keiter


Selections from Six Elizabethan Songs - Argento

                            with Jeffrey Brown


                   Selections from Dichterliebe - Schumann

                                   with Michael Borowitz

      "Aus alten Märchen"

 "Die Rose, die Lilie"

Performance video as the Soprano Soloist in Messiah at David Geffen Hall (formerly Avery Fisher Hall)

                                          at Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall available upon request

Penelope Shumate; the voice of the Violetta Opera Bear who sings “Sempre Libera” from Verdi’s La Traviata.


          Opera Bear

The Metropolitan Opera Guild delivers bears to several Brooklyn schools, thanks to a generous donation by bears creator, Susan Macfarlane.