Getting Ready for NATS

The National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) is one of the newer conferences we’ve added to our summer rounds, and we couldn’t be more excited about it! This year we’re particularly looking forward to hosting a showcase of Juliana Hall’s music, performed by soprano Amy Petrongelli and pianist Blair Salter, at the conference in… Read More Getting Ready for NATS

Beauty, Truth, and Insight through Song: Interview with Juliana Hall

January 2018 Featured Composer: Juliana Hall This month we’re featuring American art song composer Juliana Hall (b. 1958). A prolific and highly-regarded composer of vocal music, her songs have been described as “brilliant” (Washington Post), “beguiling” (Times of London), and “the most genuinely moving music of the afternoon” (Boston Globe). The NATS Journal of Singing… Read More Beauty, Truth, and Insight through Song: Interview with Juliana Hall

Featured Recording: Love’s Signature: Songs for Contertenor and Piano by Juliana Hall

    From Gramophone:“[Juliana Hall’s] sensitivity to words is on impressive display on Love’s Signature… these songs show Hall to be a composer who savours lyrical lines and harmonies peppered with gentle spices…” Juliana Hall’s latest recording hosts 24 songs in 3 parts, performed by countertenor Darryl Taylor, soprano Susan Narucki, pianist Donald Berman, with… Read More Featured Recording: Love’s Signature: Songs for Contertenor and Piano by Juliana Hall

Juliana Hall: October & November Performances

Several works from Juliana Hall‘s vocal catalog were featured in performances in October and November. October 1:  Renee Calvo, soprano, presented selections from Night Dances in a recital at the University of San Diego. Click here to learn more. October 13-15: Members of Northwest Art Song (soprano Arwen Myers, mezzo Laura Beckel Thoreson, and pianist Susan McDaniel) partnered with The… Read More Juliana Hall: October & November Performances

Northwest Art Song features music of Juliana Hall & Libby Larsen

Northwest Art Song partnered with The Ensemble of Oregon to share a concert series titled “Nevertheless, She Persisted: Voices of Women in Music & Verse.” In addition to music by Juliana Hall (Music like a Curve of Gold) and Libby Larsen, the concert features music by Abbie Betinis, Stacy Garrop, and Kati Agócs. Northwest Art Song was founded… Read More Northwest Art Song features music of Juliana Hall & Libby Larsen

SF Opera Orchestra Members, Lowell Trio, release new CD featuring David Conte & Juliana Hall

San Francisco’s Lowell Trio just released Volume II of its “Music to Save Our Endangered Lands” CD series, which includes Juliana Hall‘s Rilke Song for English horn and piano, and David Conte‘s arrangement of Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child for oboe, cello, and piano. The Lowell Trio consists of oboist/English horn player Janet… Read More SF Opera Orchestra Members, Lowell Trio, release new CD featuring David Conte & Juliana Hall