Archive for the ‘Music’ Category

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Great News for the “Our Lady” Project

April 29, 2015

Great News! Paola Pristini has agreed to write “18 Apparitions” for the “Our Lady” project.

18 Apparitions is a work for Ryland Angel by Paola Pristine to words by Royce Vavrek that uses the nineteenth century apparitions of The Virgin Mary to a young girl in Lourdes, France as inspiration to tell a story of contemporary Mexican-American border crossing.

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James Kennerly has signed for ‘The Call’

March 26, 2015

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More exciting news! Composer James Kennerly is signed for ‘The Call’. James is a multi talented key board player, choral director, composer and singer. He wrote ‘ Laude Novella’ for the Marian series.

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Exciting news! Phil Kline has signed up for ‘The Call’ project

March 23, 2015

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Composer Phil Kline, who wrote Tesla and Alma for the Marian project has now signed up for ‘The Call’ project! Yippee! Looking forward to his writing style incorporating vox and electronic drones and guitars.

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From Austin…with Ensemble VIII

March 5, 2015
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In Austin this week singing a wonderful program of Bach and Schutz with Ensemble VIII. It was wonderful to spend time with Miguel Ravago at Fonda San Miguel last eve! Amazing food! Kitchen Opera will be writing a song featuring Miguel and the making of ‘Mole Poblano‘.
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Recording ‘Tu Amor Perdi’

February 5, 2015

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Recording Rick del Castillo’s new song ‘Tu Amor Perdi’ he wrote with Carl Thiel here in Kyle, Texas! We will be performing with the Austin Civic Orchestra in September. We have decided to perform the song as a duo which is such fun!! Rick is hitting high C’s in full out tenor!

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Ryland and Rupert Neve

February 5, 2015

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Ryland and Rupert Neve are making music together again!!

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Live webcast of “Tesla” today at 11am EST

January 14, 2015

Join us for a live webcast of “Tesla” on the Opera America website today (also archived later I think). I am playing the title role. Great writers Phil Kline and Jim Jarmusch. The show is slated to be produced by Robert Wilson. Just half hour of music and then Q and A so tune in on time!!

http://www.operaamerica.org/content/OperaCenter/onStage/live.aspx