Carol Meyer (soprano), Shem Guibbory & Renee Jolles (violins), Ronald Carbone (viola), Maxine Newman (cello), Cleveland Chamber Symphony, Paul Sperry (tenor)

Catalog #: TROY0578
Release Date: June 1, 2003
Format: Digital

Composer and conductor, Victoria Bond has written for every medium including opera, orchestra, ballet and chamber music. She was born in Los Angeles into a family of professional musicians. She studied composition with Ingolf Dahl at the University of Southern California, and with Roger Sessions at the Juilliard School, becoming the first woman to earn a doctorate degree in orchestral conducting in 1977. While still at Juilliard, she worked with composers Pierre Boulez and Aaron Copland as assistant conductor of the Contemporary Music Ensemble. Chosen by Dennis Russell Davies to be his assistant at the Cabrillo Music Festival in California and The White Mountains Music Festival in New Hampshire, she premiered numerous works including her own compositions. She has served as Music Director and Conductor of the Roanoke Symphony Orchestra from 1986-1995 and Artistic Director of Opera Roanoke (1989-1995) and The Hamburg Opera (1997-2003).


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Title Composer Performer
Molly ManyBloom Victoria Bond Carol Meyer, soprano, Shem Guibbory & Renee Jolles, violins, Ronald Carbone, viola, Maxine Newman, cello
A Modest Proposal Victoria Bond Cleveland Chamber Symphony, Paul Sperry, tenor

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