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Ming Tsao: Die Geisterinsel / Schreiber, Munakata, Staatsoper Stuttgart

Tsao / Raj / Otelli / Kluge / Schreiber
Release Date: 02/10/2015 
Label:  Kairos   Catalog #: 13372   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Ming Tsao
Performer:  Tajana RajHans KremerClaudio OtelliDaniel Kluge,   ... 
Conductor:  Stefan SchreiberRei Munakata
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart State Opera OrchestraOrpheus Vocal EnsembleEnsemble Gageego!
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Ming Tsao’s Die Geisterinsel (“The Ghost Island,”) is a chamber opera after the eponymous singspiel by Johann Rudolf Zumsteeg, Kapellmeister at the Württemberg court and a contemporary of Mozart. Ming Tsao is Professor of Composition at Göteborg University in Sweden, and holds a PhD in Music Composition from UCSD as well as an MA in Ethnomusicology from Columbia University. His compositions have been performed by ensembles such as the Arditti Quartet, ensemble recherche, ELISION Ensemble, Ensemble SurPlus, and Ensemble Ascolta. Ming Tsao’s Die Geisterinsel (“The Ghost Island,”) is a chamber opera after the eponymous singspiel by Johann Rudolf Zumsteeg, Kapellmeister at the Württemberg court and a contemporary of Mozart. Ming Tsao is Professor of Composition at Göteborg University in Sweden, and holds a PhD in Music Composition from UCSD as well as an MA in Ethnomusicology from Columbia University. His compositions have been performed by ensembles such as the Arditti Quartet, ensemble recherche, ELISION Ensemble, Ensemble SurPlus, and Ensemble Ascolta. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Die Geisterinsel by Ming Tsao
Performer:  Tajana Raj (Mezzo Soprano), Hans Kremer (Spoken Vocals), Claudio Otelli (Bass Baritone),
Daniel Kluge (Tenor)
Conductor:  Stefan Schreiber
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart State Opera Orchestra,  Orpheus Vocal Ensemble
Written: 2010-2011 
2.
Serenade by Ming Tsao
Performer:  Cecilia Vallinder (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Rei Munakata
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble Gageego!
Written: 2012 
3.
If ears were all that we needed... by Ming Tsao
Performer:  Seth Josel (Guitar)
Written: 2007 

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