Opera and classical samples from studio recordings and live performances.
A wide range of samples from several different genres...
John Koch-Northrup posted a series of questions on Ello, and I so enjoyed the questions and the process of considering responses that I thought I’d share the results. What or who inspired you initially? A few different things here. I was quite literally born singing, according to my mother, expressing my wordless dislike for the… Continue reading Questions for Artists
Rachel Rising (LIVE, 2013) by Rebekkah Hilgraves, poet and soprano; Rob Deemer, composer and conductor
Not long ago, ambient artist Scott Lawlor approached me to narrate a story called "Russian Sleep Experiment". This story was so well told that I thought for a while it was true--and wept for the horrors I read in the tale! How can we as humans do that to one another? (Sadly, we have done things… Continue reading “The Madness That Lurks Within”: review by George de Bruin
Hearing Rebekkah Hilgraves is like being taken back to an earlier era of singing, where the versatile dramatic soprano was a plentiful commodity. Hilgraves’ voice is all of piece, with no area developed at the expense of another. The core of the voice in the center is firm, well-supported, and she can dip into the… Continue reading Niel Rishoi — Online Review