Kiri Te Kanawa & Jake Heggie - Newer Every Day 

(This is an amateur recording of a live performance)

World premiere, commissioned by Ravinia in honor of Kiri Te Kanawa’s 70th birthday. Songs for Soprano and Piano. Poetry by Emily Dickinson. With an introduction by Dame Kiri & Jake Heggie.

1. Silence
2. I’m Nobody! Who are You?
3. Fame
4. That I did always love
5. Goodnight

Chicago Tribune Article

Chicago Sun Times Article

Listen to the full Ravinia recital audio HERE

Kiri Te Kanawa - Martin Theatre Recital,  Ravinia 12/08/14 (This is an amateur recording)

  • Kiri Te Kanawa, Soprano
  • Kevin Murphy, Piano
  • Jake Heggie,
  • PianoJames Galway, Flute

Mozart: 

  •  Ridente la calma, K. 152
  •  An Chloe, K. 524
  •  Abendempfindung, K. 523
  •  Un moto di gioia, K. 579R.

Strauss: 

  •  Das Rosenband, Op. 36, No. 1
  •  All’ mein Gedanken, Op. 21, No. 1
  •  Morgen!, Op. 27, No. 4
  •  Ständchen, Op. 17 No. 2
  •  Muttertändelei, Op 43, No. 2
  •  Die Nacht, Op. 10, No. 3
  •  Allerseelen, Op. 10, No. 8

Jake Heggie: Newer Every Day 

Songs for Soprano and Piano. Poetry by Emily Dickinson.(World premiere, commissioned by Ravinia in honor of Kiri Te Kanawa’s 70th birthday) Jake Heggie, Piano.

  • 1. Silence
  • 2. I’m Nobody! Who are You?
  • 3. Fame
  • 4. That I did always love
  • 5. Goodnight

R. Strauss: 

  • “Kein andres, das mir so im Herzen loht” from Capriccio 
  •  “Das war sehr gut, Mandryka” from Arabella

Puccini:

  • O Mio Babbino Caro

Jake Heggie

  • Goodnight (with Sir James Galway)
  • Final Monologue From Master Class.

Dame Kiri Te Kanawa - ‘Breathing Is Singing’ Documentary Being Filmed. 

NZ On Air’s latest documentary funding round has  supported a very special two-hour international co-production to mark Dame Kiri Te Kanawa’s 70th year. Kiri Te Kanawa - Breathing Is Singing will take us behind the scenes with our most successful opera star as she discusses her career and continues her work with the next generation of opera singers. The initial reports suggest it will air later this year.

Watch the documentary producer Robert Boyd-Bell discuss it in the promo video above. 

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