Liza Sobel

Composer and Soprano

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Vocal Repertoire List:

A small sampling of Liza’s vocal repertoire

 

 

* = written for Liza Sobel

+ = performed world premiere

 

·      Adams, John (1947- ): Nixon in China – “This is Prophetic”

 

·      Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685-1750): Cantata No. 115 – “Bete aber auch”

 

·      Barber, Samuel (1910-1981): Vanessa – “Must the Winter Come So Soon?”

 

·      Britten, Benjamin (1913-1976): Rejoice in the Lamb, cat solo

·      Britten: The Rape of Lucretia, role of Lucia

 

·      Cage, John (1912-1992): “Experiences No. 2”

 

·      Copland, Aaron (1900-1990): Tender Land Suite - “Laurie’s Song”

·      Copland: Twelve Songs of Emily Dickinson - “Going to Heaven”

 

·      Donizetti, Gaetano (1797-1848): Rita – Terzetto - “È moncherin” (title role in opera scenes)

 

·      Duparc, Henri (1848-1933): “Chanson Triste”

·      Duparc: “Extase”

 

·      Antonin Dvorak (1841-1904): Sacred Songs - “God is my Shepherd”

 

·      Faure, Gabriel (1845-1924): “Apres un Reve”

·      Faure: Cinq Melodies De Venise – “C’est l’extase,” “En sourdine,” “Green,” and “Mandoline”

·      Faure: Two Songs – “Nocturne”

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·      Gershwin, George (1898-1937): Porgy and Bess – “Summertime”

 

·      Gilutz, Amit (1983 - ): The Cat Saved My Life – “Portrait”

 

·      Gordon, Ricky Ian (1956 -  ): “Once I Was”

 

·      Hahn, Reynaldo (1874-1947): “Si mes vers avaient des ailes!”

 

·      Handel, George (1685-1759): Giulio Cesare – “Piangerò”

·      Handel: Rinaldo – title role in opera scenes

·      Handel: Messiah – “He shall feed his flock”

 

·      Harbison, John (1938 -  ): Mirabai Songs

 

·      Haydn, Joseph (1732-1809): Die Schöpfung - “Nun beut die Flur”

 

·      Hilse, Walter: Cat-songs - “On a Night of Snow”

·      Hilse: “Psalm 27” *+

·      Hilse: “Psalm 44” *+

·      Hilse: “Psalm 47” *+

·      Hilse: “Psalm 53” *+

·      Hilse: “Psalm 85”

·      Hilse: “Psalm 150” *+

·      Hilse: Song of Solomon

 

·      Hoiby, Lee (1926-2011): Songs for Leontyne - “Winter Song”

 

·      Lutoslawski, Witold (1913-1994): “Two Nightingales”

 

·      Massenet, Jules (1842-1912):  Herodiade - “Ami la mort”

 

·      Menotti, Gian Carlo (1911-2007): The Medium - “Monica’s Waltz”

 

·      Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791): Don Giovanni - “Batti, batti”

·      Mozart: Exsultate Jubilate – “Tu virginum” and “Alleluia”

·      Mozart: Le Nozze di Figaro – “Voi che Sapete”

 

·      Paisiello, Giovanni (1740-1816): “Nel Cor Piu Non Mi Sento”

 

·      Peeters, Flor (1903-1986): “The Lord’s Prayer”

 

·      Peterson, Tom (1985 - ): Roget’s International Thesaurus *+

 

·      Puccini, Giacomo (1858-1924): La Boheme – “Si Mi Chiamano Mimi”

 

·      Rossini, Gioachino (1792-1868): La Regata Veneziana

 

·      Rogers, Richard (1902-1979)/Hammerstein, Oscar (1895-1960): Sound of Music, role of Mother Abbess

 

·      Schneller, Tom: “Afterlife” +

 

·      Schoenberg, Arnold (1874-1951): Das Buch Hängenden Gärten

 

·      Schubert, Franz (1797-1828): “Lachen und Weinen”

 

·      Schumann, Robert (1810-1856): Frauenliebe und Leben

·      Schumann: Liederkreis - “In der Fremde”

 

·      Simon, Lucy (1943 - ): The Secret Garden – “Come to my Garden”

 

·      Sobel, Liza (1990 - ): Requiem for Female Choir, Chamber Orchestra, and Soprano Soloist*+ (soprano soloist)

·      Sobel: Song Cycle for Soprano, String Sextet, and Flute *+

·      Sobel: “Buzzing and Barely Contained” *+

 

·      Verdi, Giuseppe (1813-1901): Falstaff – “Sul fil d’un soffio etesio”

 

·      Wadsworth, Zachary (1983 -  ): “Green Knolls” +

 

·      Wolf, Hugo (1860-1903): Goethe Lieder – “Auf ein altes Bild,” “Mignon: Kennst du das Land,” “Mignon I: Heiß nicht reden,” and “Mignon II: Nur wer die Sehnsucht kennt”

·      Wolf: Morike Lieder – “Im Frühling” and “Mausfallen”

·      Wolf: Spanisches Lieder – “In dem Schatten”