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Welcome To The Voice
     

Welcome To The Voice

by Steve Nieve
 
Composed by Steve Nieve (longstanding keyboardist for Elvis Costello) with a libretto by Muriel Teodori (Nieve's partner), the adventurous music theater piece Welcome to the Voice portrays an opera-obsessed steelworker's attempts to seduce a young diva. The piece's subtitle -- "A Work About Unlikely Encounters" -- is reflected by the diverse cast of performers,

Overview

Composed by Steve Nieve (longstanding keyboardist for Elvis Costello) with a libretto by Muriel Teodori (Nieve's partner), the adventurous music theater piece Welcome to the Voice portrays an opera-obsessed steelworker's attempts to seduce a young diva. The piece's subtitle -- "A Work About Unlikely Encounters" -- is reflected by the diverse cast of performers, ranging from popsters Sting and Elvis Costello to opera star Barbara Bonney and the Brodsky Quartet. Robert Wyatt, Sara Fulgoni, Nathalie Manfrino, and Amanda Roocroft fill out the roster of singers, while Nieve on keyboards, Sting on bass guitar, and woodwind and percussion players join the Brodskys for this unique project.

Product Details

Release Date:
05/15/2007
Label:
Deutsche Grammophon
UPC:
0028947765240
catalogNumber:
000874502

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Steve Nieve   Primary Artist
Elvis Costello   Vocals,Voices,cast
Sting   Electric Bass,Vocals,cast
Robert Wyatt   Vocals,Voices,cast
Marc Ribot   Guitar
Steve Nieve   Piano,Conductor,Theremin,Moog Synthesizer
Ned Rothenberg   Clarinet,Shakuhachi,Bass Flute,Saxophone
Ian Belton   Violin
Brodsky Quartet   Ensemble,String Quartet
Paul Cassidy   Viola
Jacqueline Thomas   Cello
London Voices   Choir, Chorus,Ensemble
Barbara Bonney   Vocals,Voices,Soprano (Vocal),cast
Andrew Haveron   Violin
Choeur des Amis Français   Voices,Choir, Chorus,Ensemble
Nathalie Manfrino   Vocals,Voices,Soprano (Vocal)
Antoine Quessada   Cymbals
Muriel Teodori   Conductor,Choir Director,Vocal Director
Amanda Roocroft   Vocals,Voices,Soprano (Vocal)
Sarah Fulgoni   Vocals,Voices,Mezzo-Soprano (Vocal)
Antoine Quessada   Cymbals

Technical Credits

Steve Nieve   Arranger,Composer,Producer,Liner Notes,Mixing Direction,Music Direction
Brian Griffin   Cover Photo
Jon Jacobs   Mixing Direction
Michael Lang   Liner Notes
Donal Hodgson   Engineer,Engineering
Philipp Starke   Art Direction
Muriel Teodori   Librettist,Composer,Producer,Liner Notes,translation,Mixing Direction,Libretto Translation
Pierre Mollard   Producer
Guillaume Sciama   Engineer,Engineering
Jon Jacobs   Mixing Direction
Ian Griffin   Cover Photo

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