CALL OUT

VISUAL & AUDIO ALBUM DEBUT / DECEMBER 2020

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Originally planned as a Carnegie Hall solo recital but cancelled due to ongoing venue closures with the global pandemic, this visual album presents the works of several female composers in the classical music industry, primarily world premieres
Zachary James, Voice
Charity Wicks, Piano
Jeffrey Zeigler, Cello
Bonnie Montgomery, Piano
Brandon J. Acker, Theorbo
Megan Nielson, Soprano 
Frederick Poholek, Guitar
Kevin Skrla, Steel Guitar
 
 music by 
Juliana Hall
Kristin Hevner
Apsara Kasiraman
Bonnie Montgomery
Rene Orth
Rachel J. Peters
Paola Prestini
Kamala Sankaram
Barbara Strozzi
Persis Vehar
 
words by
Lewis Carroll
Lucretia Davidson
George Klawitter
Robert Maddock
Edgar Allan Poe
Rumi
Royce Vavrek
Caitlin Vincent
“mind-blowing feats of indulgent insanity”
“you’ll be transfixed from start to finish”
“so much more than a soundscape as you embrace the chaos, imagination and cinematic style”
A&R Factory 
“Zachary James is the definition of using one’s platform to support and uplift other artists with his brand new visual album CALL OUT”
NBC10 Philadelphia 
 
“Call Out is an ample demonstration of Zachary James’ many talents—and an inspiring example of the artistic light that can be generated even when our theaters are temporarily dark.”
“Just when I think we’ve reached the limits of what can be accomplished in the pandemic’s virtual isolation, something new comes along to surprise me. Bass-baritone Zachary James’s protean talents are known to cross popular musical theater (he created Lurch in The Addams Family on Broadway) and opera (notably in the Met’s Akhnaten); now, James also shows himself to be an accomplished video artist.”
“the level of visual imagination and polish is astonishing...the sheer luxe-ness of the project is jaw-dropping.”
Parterre Box 
“The direction that opera needs to go”
“Cinematic, very theatrical, multi-media”
“This is the type of art I’m willing to sit down and watch on my computer”
Opera Box Score 
 
“multi-genre composer Kristin Hevner, penned a lush and haunting cinematic score for the bass-baritone’s portrayal of the tortured poet, lending wonderful ambiance as the audience takes a visual trip through Poe’s masterpiece.”
Opera Wire