Episode 54 – Julian Velasco / As We Are
On this episode of Classical Chicago, Cedille President Jim Ginsburg converses with Julian Velasco, winner of Cedille Records’ first-ever Emerging Artist Competition, about his upcoming debut album, As We Are.
As We Are offers an inventive, virtuosic, and diverse album of contemporary classical works for soprano, alto, and tenor sax, and performances with collaborative pianist extraordinaire Winston Choi. The album includes four world premiere recordings, and works by Steven Banks, David Maslanka, John Anthony Lennon, Amanda Harberg, Elijah Daniel Smith, and Christopher Cerrone. Listen to learn more about the project through Julian’s personal insight.
On this episode of Classical Chicago, Cedille President Jim Ginsburg talks with celebrated baritone Will Liverman about his experience recording Cedille’s latest release, Show Me The Way. The album features a collection of songs curated by Will Liverman and longtime recital partner Jonathan King and celebrates American female composers from 20th century.