Entries by bnewburger

as SOLOIST with BLUEWATER CHAMBER ORCHESTRA in Beethoven’s “Ah, Perfido”

Ah, Perfido! Soprano Laura Pedersen was featured in Beethoven’s early concert work  “Ah, Perfido”. With a dramatic text taken from an opera about Achilles, the aria’s female protagonist both rages and laments through a multi-stage journey. Pedersen’s imposing vocalism and sense of character fitted the music beautifully. The lengthy recitative was impassioned, while the songful […]

Flora and the Prince: Skye Crossing

“”Flora and the Prince” is an opera which I was invited to write for a music festival to premier at Carnegie Hall in New York.” -Graham Robb Flora and the Prince: a sumptuous oratorio featuring international soprano star Laura Pedersen and sensational Welsh baritone Phil Gault, composed and conducted by Graham Robb with words by Jim Stewart.