- Ludwig van Beethoven: An die ferne Geliebte, Op. 98
- James Bernhard: Schilflieder
- Antonin Dvořák: Biblical Songs, Op. 99
and the premiere of The Iron Bells
The human voice provided the ultimate vehicle in expressing the despairing longings and the ecstatic fulfillments omnipresent in Romantic literature and verse. Baritone Ryan Bede brings us the poetry of this time, from composers of the past and present.