Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Excerpts of Hampson Sisler's CD 'Phoenix Forever' by Praga Sinfonietta & Maestro Marlon Daniel on YouTube

[TOP: Hampson Sisler: Phoenix Forever; Lori-Kaye Miller, mezzo-soprano; Darnell Ishmel, baritone; Melissa Cintron, soprano; Praga Sinfonietta; Marlon Daniel, conductor; MSR Classics MS1389 (2011) (45:00) BOTTOM: Marlon Daniel, left; Hampson Sisler, right]

A new YouTube video (4:23) excerpts Hampson Sisler's new MSR Classics CD Phoenix Forever:

“Uploaded by Maestro Marlon Daniel Sept. 5, 2011
“The work of celebrated contemporary American composer Hampson Sisler, 'Phoenix Forever' was recorded in Prague, Czech Republic with the Prague Sinfonietta under the direction of American conductor Marlon Daniel.

“Soprano, Mellissa Cintron, Lyric Mezzo-Soprano, Lori-Kaye Miller, and Dramatic Baritone, Darnell Ishmel are featured soloists.

“'Phoenix Forever' has been submitted and accepted for consideration for the 54th Annual Grammy Awards in three categories: Best Orchestral Performance, Best Classical Vocal Solo Performance, and Best Contemporary Classical Composition.”

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