VIDEO PODCAST: New Recordings - Find out about Adrian Williams, Andriy Lehki, African Pianism, Heinrich Schütz and Walter Arlen, and meet Stephen Sutton of Divine Art Recordings, conductor Kenneth Woods, composer Graham Williams and others.
VIDEO PODCAST: John Dante Prevedini leads a discussion about Youth Involvement in Classical Music - this specially extended illustrated feature includes contributions from Christopher Morley, Gerald Fenech, Halida Dinova, Patricia Spencer and Roderic Dunnett.
'Jill Gardner was a poignant Liu who sang with a clear radiant sound.' - Maria Nockin
American soprano Jill Gardner was born on 11 March 1967. She studied at Centenary College, Louisiana and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She was a member of the Young American Artist Program at Glimmerglass Opera in 2005 and 2006, where she created the role of Madame Loiseau in Stephen Hartke's The Greater Good (recorded on Naxos). Among the companies she appears with are Washington National Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Opera Carolina, Arizona Opera, Hawaii Opera Theater, Opera Grand Rapids, Piedmont Opera and Tri-Cities Opera. Jill Gardner is also active on the concert stage, recently performing the Brahms and Verdi Requiems, Beethoven's Choral Symphony and Mass in C, and Vaughan Williams' Serenade to Music.
Further information: jillbowengardner.com
Ensemble. Opulent and Effective - Puccini's 'Turandot' in Arizona, enjoyed by Maria Nockin