|| "A voice to savor"|
|news & CDs
Nanette McGuinness has performed in operas, concerts, |
|| & recitals in Europe & North America, in the roles of Countess Almaviva, |
||Mimì, Freia, Desdemona, Cleopatra, Micaela, First
Lady, Musetta, Anna, Fiordiligi, |
||and Lauretta, among others, and in concert in
works such as Mozart's Vesperae |
|Solennes, Mahler's Fourth Symphony,
Canteloube's Chants d'Auvergne, |
|Rossini's Stabat Mater, orchestral melodies by Duparc, Berlioz, and Ravel, |
and Handel's Solomon and Messiah. A passionate advocate of new music,
the role of Gaia in William Ludtke's Gaia
Sophia, Elena Ruehr' song cycle, Winter Solstice Songs, David Garner's song cycles Chanson fuer Morgen, Mein Blaues Klavier, Phoenix, and Song Is a Monument, Laura Schwendinger's Kay Ryan Songs (all written for her).
Her latest CD, Surviving: Women's Words, was released April 8, 2016 on Centaur Records (CRC 3490) and has been described at Examiner.com as "fascinating," and "...unique and highly compelling..."
Femmes, her CD with the Athena Trio of music by womencomposers, features works by Clara Schumann, Louise Talma, and
Germaine Tailleferre and premiere recordings of cycles by Louise Talma, Libby Larsen, &
the song recital lover."