Bach Christmas Oratorio
Boston Bach Ensemble
Julian Wachner and Peter Watchorn, Artistic Directors
with Max van Egmond as baritone soloist
Listen to a sample:
Bereite dich, Zion (with Boston Bach Ensemble)
Also of interest to Bach aficionados: Bach Cantatas Website
Chiara Margarita Cozzolani: Concerti Sacri (1642)
Vocal chamber music from a 17th-century cloistered nun in Milan who wrote for the virtuosic singers of her convent. Beautiful sacred cantatas with the women of Magnificat Baroque.
Vespro della Beata Vergine
Chiara Margarita Cozzolani
Gorgeous music from a 17th-century cloistered nun in Milan. On this beautiful two-disk set (with a third disk of spoken information about the music and its composer), Liz sings “bass” to an ensemble of eight virtuoso women singers.
Territory of the Heart
Music of Douglas Bruce Johnson, including Songs of Time, of Love, of Wonder (1994) for voice and piano, a song cycle with words by May Sarton, Emily Dickinson, and others. Liz chose the words for this cycle and recorded it with pianist Leslie Amper.
Zimbel Records, 2004 release (#ZR105)
$12 direct from Zimbel Records
Also available on Amazon.com and CDBaby.com.
Live recording. 12 songs on American poetry written for Liz. Also, Buxtehude’s Jubilate Domino, pop songs, and improvisation. Available exclusively through the artist.
Listen to a sample from this album:
A Wren, by Howard Frazin
Poetry by Denise Levertov
With Scott Woolweaver, Viola
Construction of Boston
Liz sings the roles of “Back Bay” and “Dawn” in this smartly whimsical one-act opera/oratorio by Scott Wheeler about the mythical birth of the city of Boston. Based on a text that Kenneth Koch wrote in the 1960s as a performance piece for his artist friends.
Recordings with the Boston Camerata
On Erato Records
The American Vocalist (1992)
- John Anderson, My Jo
- Judgment Day
- Shall We Gather at the River
An American Christmas (1993)
Liz’s favorite Camerata recording.
- Pretty Home
Simple Gifts (1994)
This recording with the Shakers was a chart-topping success.
- Mother’s Cup of Tribulation
- Pinch’d up, Nip’d up
- Solemn Song
Angels: Voices from Eternity (1997)
Featured as the “Voice of God” in Ecce ego mittam Angelum meum
Liberty Tree (1997)
Liz’s solo: Mary’s Dream