Carlisle Floyd (1926-)
Information about the composer Carlisle Floyd and his operas.
Floyd's third and most popular opera tells the story of the impact of gossip and prejudice on a girl in the mid West in the 1950s.
Recommended recordings on CD
Nagano/Studer/Hadley (Virgin Classics VCD5 45039-2)
Lyon Opera Chorus, Lyon Opera Orchestra, conducted by Kent Nagano, 1994.
Cast: Cheryl Studer (Susannah), Jerry Hadley (Sam), Samuel Ramey (Blitch).
Virgin Classics VCD5 45039-2