Florestan has become renowned for its adventurousness in promoting the growth of art song repertoire and performance practice. Frequent collaborations with leading composers, vocalists and pianists have yielded an uncommon breadth of programming. Projects have spanned three centuries of music, while embracing contemporary developments in song composition and performance.


The Complete Songs of Virgil Thomson
for voice and piano

by composer Andy Vores and poet Todd Boss

The Peculiar Case of Dr. H.H. Holmes
by composer Libby Larsen

World Premiere Recordings

A Landscape of Song
The American Vanguard Festival

The Complete Songs of Francis Poulenc

The Poet's Love
A World Premiere Ballet Set to Schumann’s Dichterliebe

Commissions & Premieres


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