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  ARTISTS & SOUNDBITES

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Four Ben Jonson Songs
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Songs of Irony

Songs of Irony/Songs of Love
Spring
What Lips My Lips Have Kissed
I, Being Born a Woman
Love is Not All

» Click here to view score of I, Being Born a Woman

Heidi Skok
Heidi Skok, soprano
(now singing mezzo-soprano
repertoire)
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East 11th Street
From A Letter to East 11th Street
Babe, I sure will miss your embrace
(Rick's Torch Song to the Virus)


You know, I think of Tom a lot
(Rick remembers his former lover)

There has been progress in HIV
(Susan's aria from Part II – ten years later)
Michael Smallwood
 
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East 11th Street

Click here to listen to streaming excerpts of A Letter to East 11th with George Manahan conducting the New York City Opera Orchestra.

• Excerpt #1 — Rick concludes his videotaped letter in Part I with tenor, Chris Jackson

• Excerpt #2 — Rick's favorite Italian aria with soprano, Karen Frankenstein

• Excerpt #3 — Susan raises a glass to toast her friend in the conclusion to Part II
with soprano, Arianna Zukerman

 
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From Ruminations
You Get to Gilead
(with Bruce Williamson, B flat clarinet)
I Thought it Was Harry

» Click here to view score of I Thought it was Harry

 

 
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From Two Poems (Paul Kiel)
9/11/01
9/10/01

 

Cassatt String Quartet
With soprano, Patricia Johnson, baritone, David Adam Moore and the Cassatt String Quartet conducted by Mark Shapiro
 
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Edgar
From Edgar
O Evil Eye
(Act II: Edgar kills the Old Man)


Martin Hennessy: pianist for all above soundbite tracks