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Beethoven's Ninth Symphony - Detroit Symphony

Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven
Label: DSO
Conductor: Leonard Slatkin
Symphony: Detroit Symphony
Chorus: UMS Choral Union
Soloists: Joni Henson - soprano, Kelley O’Connnor - mezzo-soprano, Vale Rideout - tenor, Jason Grant - bass-baritone
Notes: Live recording at the Max M. Fisher Music Center in Detroit between Feb 21st and 24th, 2013.

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The Inspector

Composer: John Musto
Librettist: Mark Campbell
Label: Wolftrap Recordings
Conductor: Glen Cortese
Cast: Dorothy Byrne, Malacorpa - Robert Orth, Mayor Fazzobaldi - Andrea Shokery, Bobachina - Hilary Ginther, Bobachino - Angela Mannino, Bombalina - Javier Abreu, Padre Ruffiano - Matt Boehler, Adolfo - Sarah Larsen, Sarelda - Anne-Carolyn Bird, Beatrice - William Sharp, Cosimo - Vale Rideout, Tancredi - Chad Sloan, Squadristo - Naomi Jacobson, Sister Anjelica.
Notes: Premiere Production Recorded live at The Barns at Wolf Trap in April 2011.

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August 4, 1964

Composer: Steven Stucky
Librettist: Gene Scheer
Label: Dallas Symphony Orchestra Live
Conductor: Jaap Van Zwede
Soloists: Indira Mahajan, Mrs. Chaney - Kristine Jepson, Mrs. Goodman - Vale Rideout, Robert McNamara - Rod Gilfry, Lyndon Baines Johnson.
Notes: Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Dallas Symphony Chorus (Prepared by Donald Krehbiel). recorded May 6, 2011 at the Meyerson Symphony Center, Dallas Texas.

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Rio de Sangre

Composer: Don Davis
Librettist: Kate Gale (With Spanish translation by Alicia Partnoy)
Label: Albany Records
Conductor: Joseph Rescigno
Cast: Guido LeBron, Delacruz - Kerry Walsh, Antonia - John Duykers, Guajardo - Ava Pine, Blanca - Vale Rideout, Igneo - Mabel Ledo, Estella - Rubin Casas, Bishop Ruiz.
Notes: Florentine Opera Chorus and members of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra. Live recording. Winner of 2013 Grammy Award: Producer of the Year, Classical for Blanton Alspaugh.

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Elmer Gantry

Composer: Robert Aldridge
Librettist: Herschel Garfein
Label: NAXOS
Conductor: William Boggs
Cast: Keith Phares, Elmer Gantry - Patricia Risley, Sharon Falconer - Vale Rideout, Frank Shallard - Frank Kelley, Eddie Fislinger - Heather Buck, Lulu Baines - Matthew Lau, Rev. Baines - Jamie Offenbach, TJ Rigg - Julia elise Hardin, Mrs. Baines
Notes: Florentine Opera Chorus with the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra (Live Recording). Winner of two Grammy Awards in 2012: Best Original Classical Composition and Best Engineering of a classical recording!
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