Wilma Wever

 

Soprano

PERFORMED CONTEMPORARY REPERTOIRE 


​Edward Thomas

Marthy Owen in Anna Christie, World Premiere

New American Opera Previews: From Page to Stage, March 12, 2017


Tamara Cashour

Pandora in City Sketches, Opera Reading, Golden Fleece Ltd, NYC, 2013


Wendy Griffiths

Four Songs for voice and piano

Performed at New Music Mannes Festival, 2012 


Paul de Boer

Niets gaat ooit voorbij Song Cycle for voice and piano set to poetry by Willem Roggeman 2001, 2013, Amsterdam, Holland


Wendy Griffiths 

James Joyce Songs

Songs of the North Cascades for voice and piano, 2005 

Performed at Concert for Female Composers at Frak Hall, Queens College 2001


Hans Werner Henze 

Marchesa in The End of A World Opera

Performed with Encompass Opera Theatre, Nancy Rhodes, Artistic Director, 2004


Carson Kievman 

Mrs. Edison in Tesla Opera 

Performed at FOX, a presentation of new works by New York City Opera at Symphony Space, 2004


Victor Kioulaphides 

Dawn & Dusk for voice and piano 

Performed at Noonday Concert Series, NYC, 2002


Otto Luening

9 Emily Dickinson Songs for voice and piano, 2001


Judith Shatin

Three Summers Heat for mezzo soprano and tape

Performed at Concert for Female Composers at Frak Hall, Queens College, 2001


Kevin Beavers

For Three Sundays for voice and piano 

commissioned by Wilma Wever with a grant from the Amsterdam Art Fund, the Netherland-America Foundation, as well as a grant from CitiBank.

Performed at The Concertgebouw, Amsterdam in Holland and Carnegie Hall, NY (2000) 


John Harbison 

Mirabai Songs for voice and piano

performed at Weill Hall, Carnegie Hall, 2000 

Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, Netherland,  2001


Robert Heppener

4 Songs on Poems by Ezra Pound for voice and piano

performed at Weill Hall, Carnegie Hall, 2000

Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, Netherland, 2000 


Henk Nieland 

Vasalis Liederen for voice and piano, poetry by Vasalis

Concert with Marien van Nieuwkerken at the piano, Engelse Kerk, Amsterdam, 2000


Henry Muldrow

Songs of Nonsense for voice and piano 

Concert with Marien van Nieuwkerken, Amsterdam, 2000


Bright Sheng

Three Chinese Love Songs for voice, viola and piano, 1999


Ruth Schonthal 

Jocasta in Jocasta

World PremierePerformed with Voice & Vision Theater, 1998 Teresa Cheung, Conductor

Two Spanish Songs and Rilke Lieder for voice and piano, 1999


George Crumb 

Night of the Four Moons  for voice, banjo, flute, percussion and electric cello

performed with the Ensemble for Contemporary Music at Mannes, 

Madeline Shapiro, Director, 1998


Stefania De Kenessey

Mother in The Other Wise Man, One act opera by Stefania De Kenessey

1997 Mannes Opera, Mark Shapiro, Conductor


3 Prelutsky Songs for voice and piano1998


Ada Gentile 

Paesaggi della Mente for voice, 2 violins cello and viola 

Performed with the Ensemble for Contemporary Music at Mannes, 

Madeline Shapiro, Director, 1998


Charles  Wuorinen

Fenton Songs for voice, cello, violin & 2 guitars

Performed with the Ensemble for Contemporary Music at Mannes, 

Madeline Shapiro, Director, 1998


Lukas Foss 

Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird for voice, piano, flute and percussion

Performed with the Ensemble for Contemporary Music at Mannes, 

Madeline Shapiro, Director, 1998


Sophia Gubaidulina

Two German Folk Songs for voice, cello, violin and piano

Performed with the Ensemble for Contemporary Music at Mannes, 

Madeline Shapiro, Director

1997