recording a New Folk Opera, "the Favorite Son"
These are photos and a short video from the studio where I’ve been recording my new folk opera, The Favorite Son. The Recording Engineer is Greg Biek, the female lead is Rachel Beauregard, and the male leads are Chris Roberts & Darrell Scott.
2017 Rehearsals for Frederick The Prophet
Commissioned by Christ Church Cathedral in Nashville, Frederick Douglass: The Making of An American Prophet, details his early years as a slave and their relationship to his later vision. I found inspiration in Douglass's autobiography: Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave.