Opera Philadelphia

For Your GRAMMY® Consideration

David T. Little's Soldier Songs 

Released January 222021, on the Opera Philadelphia Channel 

For your consideration in the category of Best Opera Recording 

 

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Dates are Now Streaming.

Available with a Season Pass or seven-day rental.

Approximately 1 hour

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Soldier Songs is a worthy addition to the far-too-slight catalog of opera presented in cinematic form... Its imagistic playfulness accords with the subtlety of the score’s blend of post-Minimalist and hard-rock influences.” The New York Times 

 

“An immersive experience that takes the audience on a terrifying dive into the mind of a veteran with post-traumatic stress disorder.” – The Wall Street Journal 

A remarkable achievement for Johnathan McCullough as performer and as filmmaker.” – Opera News 

 

A brilliantly realized streaming production… It moves through a gamut of styles that range from rock, to a more contemporary classical.” - Parterre Box

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“A standout achievement.” – The Philadelphia Inquirer 

 

Soldier Songs finds its true home online.” – Financial Times 

Music & Lyrics: David T. Little

Baritone: Johnathan McCullough

Conductor: Corrado Rovaris 

Asst. Conductor: Elizabeth Braden

Head of Music Staff: Grant Loehnig

Violin: Meichen Liao-Barnes

Cello: Branson Yeast

Flute: Bert Feller

Clarinet: Sara Han

Percussion: Thomas Blanchard

Percussion: David Nelson

Piano: Grant Loehnig

Featuring interviews with: Justen Bennett, Amber Ferenz, Richard Girardin, Gene Little, Joseph W. Little, Eugene Woznicki

Music Recording Engineer: Garth MacAleavey 

Assistant Recording Engineer: Chris Sannino

Additional Recording: Eileen Mack

On-location Sound: John D. Gooch CAS, David Rainey, Nathan Lofton

Music Mix and Sound Editing: Lewis Pesacov

Audio Post Services: Ahata Sound, Los Angeles

Sound Mastering: Lurssen Mastering; Reuben Cohen 

Music Preparation: Kyle Tieman-Strauss, Boosey & Hawkes

Recorded on location at the Wilma Theater, Philadelphia, Brandywine Conservancy and Museum of Art’s Birmingham Hill Preserve 

Executive Producers: David Devan and David Levy

Producers: James Darrah and John Toia 

Associate Producer Anderson Nunnelley

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