Harmonia Mundi HMU 907580 – 60’02”
Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Kevin Puts is known for his distinctive and richly colored musical voice. Making their label début, Marin Alsop and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra perform Puts’ Symphony No. 4 (“From Mission San Juan”), inspired by Native American melodies. Opening this program of world première recordings, Craig Hella Johnson leads Conspirare in two choral settings of texts by women poets: “To Touch the Sky” and “If I Were a Swan.” (from Harmonia Mundi package notes). Mela Dailey, Conspirare solo soprano.