Remembering Lorraine Hunt Lieberson with guest Drew Minter

July 17, 2021, 4:30 pm

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Collage of CD covers of Lorraine Hunt Lieberson's discography

The luminous mezzo-soprano was universally praised for her insightful and deeply affecting artistry. This week, countertenor and stage director Drew Minter, joins Oliver to remember his friend and colleague.


Johann Sebastian Bach: Mein Herze schwimmt im Blut, BWV 199
Aria, “Wie freudig ist mein Herz”
Orchestra of Emmanuel Music
Craig Smith, director

Hector Berlioz: Les nuits d’été, Op. 7
II. “Le Spectre de la rose”
Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Nicholas McGegan, conductor

George Frideric Handel: Clori, Tirsi e Fileno, HWV 96
Aria, “Va col canto lusingando”
Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Nicholas McGegan, conductor

Jean-Phillippe Rameau: Hippolyte et Aricie
Act IV, Scene 4, “Quelle plainte en ces lieux m’appelle?”
Les Arts Florissants
William Christie, conductor

Gustav Mahler: Rückert-Lieder 
IV. “Um Mitternacht”
Roger Vignoles, piano

Bob Telson: “Calling You” from Bagdad Cafe
Peter Serkin, piano


This episode of Listening to Singers will be available for listening on-demand until July 30.