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 |  Andrew Garland

Andrew Garland wraps up his week curating NYFOS Song of the Day: “So viel Liebe fehlt auf diese Welt” sung by Hermann Prey The song of the day is about making discoveries: discoveries of greatness in unlikely places, discoveries of different types of voices and new depths of emotional commitment. Today my discovery is that […]




 |  Andrew Garland

(Curator: Andrew Garland) It’s all relative. In my first year of undergrad my voice teacher would have me over to his apartment to listen to opera recordings. I remember our first session vivdly: I had just decided to change my major to voice performance and was suddenly ready to listen to as much opera as […]




 |  Andrew Garland

(Curator: Andrew Garland) “Urlicht” From Symphony No. 2 Resurrection by Gustav Mahler Marilyn Horne, mezzo-soprano, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Claudio Abbado In 2007 I had the privilege of taking part in Marilyn Horne’s The Song Continues. I attended a masterclass where she coached Jamie Barton on Gustav Mahler’s Urlicht. Ms. Barton’s performance was, of course, unforgettable. Anyone in the […]




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(Curator: Andrew Garland) “Ich Habe Genug” Cantata BWV 82 Johann Sebastian Bach Lorraine Hunt Lieberson, mezzo-soprano, Emmanuel Music Orchestra, Craig Smith, conductor Lorraine Hunt Lieberson is my hero. Nay, she is my superhero. Much has been said about her, I cannot add to that. There is not much I can say about this selection either. Many […]




 |  Andrew Garland

This week’s selections are coming to us from frequent NYFOS collaborator, Andrew Garland, a baritone of “commanding intensity” (The New York Times). Be sure to catch him in our December 8th program Schubert/Beatles, alongside soprano Sari Gruber and tenor Paul Appleby. Get your tickets today! “Burden in My Hand” Soundgarden Listen to this song, even just the […]