Master Singers: Advice from the Stage

http://www.amazon.com/Master-Singers-Advice-Donald-George/dp/0199324182

 

Through interviews with some of today's most accomplished and renowned concert and operatic singers, including Stephanie Blythe, David Daniels, Joyce DiDonato, Denyce Graves, Thomas Hampson, Jonas Kaufmann, Simon Keenlyside, and Ewa Podles', Master Singers provides vocalists making the transition from student to professional with indispensable advice on matters ranging from technique and its practical application for effective stage projection to the practicalities of the business of professional singing and maintaining a career to recommendations for vocal hygiene and longevity in singing...An indispensable resource and reliable guide, Master Singers will find its place on the bookshelf of singers of this generation and the next.

Contributors: Steph­a­nie Blythe Law­rence Brownlee Ni­cole Cab­ell Jo­seph Calleja Da­vid Dan­iels Joyce DiDonato Chris­tine Goerke Denyce Graves Greer Grimsley Thom­as Hampson Alan Held Jo­nas Kaufmann Si­mon Keenlyside Kath­leen Kim Ana María Martínez Lisette Oropesa Eric Ow­ens Dimitri Pit­tas Ewa Podleś Jen­ni­fer Rowley Ger­hard Siegel

 

La Boheme (Den Norske Opera)

http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/aw/d/B008H2IIMA

 

Jennifer Rowley's Musetta in Den Norske Opera's DVD of La Bohème was named one of the best classical recordings of 2012 by The New York Times.

Director: Stefan Herheim
Conductor: Eivind Gullberg Jensen
Actors: Diego Torre, Vasilij Ladjuk, Marita Sølberg, Jennifer Rowley, Giovanni Battista Parodi, Espen Langvik
Release date: 15 Oct 2012
Language: Italian (DTS-HD 5.1)