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NEW RELEASE: PENTATONE AMERICAN OPERA SERIES: It’s a Wonderful Life from Houston Grand Opera and Patrick Summers
Gene Scheer, Yo-Yo Ma, Hugh Masekela, Richard Kaufman
Donald Runnicles, Patrick Summers, Gene Scheer, Jeremy Denk, Garrick Ohlsson, Jennifer Koh, Yo-Yo Ma, Brooklyn Rider , Minnesota Orchestra , Francesca Zambello, Chanticleer
Opus 3 Artists's Best of 2010
Wynton Marsalis, James Conlon, Giancarlo Guerrero, Miguel Harth-Bedoya, Eric Jacobsen, Mariss Jansons, David Robertson, Gene Scheer, Gil Shaham, Yo-Yo Ma, Branford Marsalis, Mason Bates, Silkroad Ensemble , Nashville Symphony , The Knights , Ian Bostridge, Nathan Gunn, Patti LuPone
2017 Grammy Nominees
Grammy Awards

The work of Gene Scheer is noted for its scope and versatility. His music and lyrics have gained enthusiastic admirers among a broad audience.

In 2005 Mr. Scheer worked as librettist with Tobias Picker on "An American Tragedy" which was premiered at the Metropolitan Opera. This opera was Mr. Scheer's second collaboration with Mr. Picker. Their first opera "Therese Raquin", premiered at the Dallas Opera in November 2001. "Therese Raquin" was subsequently performed in Montreal (in a French translation) and in 2003 in San Diego. The recording, available on Chandos, was cited by Opera News as one of the ten best recordings of 2002. In March 2006 a new production of "Therese Raquin" opened at Covent Garden in the Linbury Theater ... read full bio