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    Listen: Rhiannon Giddens–Hosted Podcast "Aria Code" Features “Trees on the Mountains”

    The Rhiannon Giddens–hosted podcast series Aria Code, presented by The Metropolitan Opera and WQXR, New York's classical music station, has returned with a special episode. It's focused on the aria "The Trees on the Mountain," from American composer Carlisle Floyd's first full-length opera, Susannah, which Giddens performs on her new album, there is no Other, with Francesco Turrisi. For the episode, she is joined by soprano Renée Fleming, writer and stage director Thomas Holliday, and feminist writer Leora Tanenbaum to discuss the piece and its story of innocence lost. You can hear the conversation, as well as Fleming’s performance of the aria from the Metropolitan Opera’s 1999 production of Susannah and Giddens's own performance from the new album, below.

    To pick up a copy of there is no Other, which Uncut calls "acoustic roots music at its most glorious," head to the Nonesuch Store, where CD orders include a download of the complete album at checkout. The album can also be heard at Spotify, Apple Music, and other digital service providers. A two-LP vinyl edition, which includes four additional tracks and expanded liner notes, will be released on September 13 and is available to pre-order now in the Nonesuch Store with an exclusive, limited-edition autographed print.

    Rhiannon Giddens begins a months-long tour on July 11. For details and tickets, visit nonesuch.com/on-tour.

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Listen: Rhiannon Giddens–Hosted Podcast "Aria Code" Features “Trees on the Mountains”

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The Rhiannon Giddens–hosted podcast series Aria Code, presented by The Metropolitan Opera and WQXR, has returned with a special episode. It's focused on the aria "The Trees on the Mountain," from Carlisle Floyd's opera Susannah, which Giddens performs on her new album, there is no Other. She is joined by soprano Renée Fleming, writer/director Thomas Holliday, and feminist writer Leora Tanenbaum. You can hear the episode, including Fleming’s 1999 performance of the aria and Giddens's own from the new album, here.

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The Rhiannon Giddens–hosted podcast series Aria Code, presented by The Metropolitan Opera and WQXR, New York's classical music station, has returned with a special episode. It's focused on the aria "The Trees on the Mountain," from American composer Carlisle Floyd's first full-length opera, Susannah, which Giddens performs on her new album, there is no Other, with Francesco Turrisi. For the episode, she is joined by soprano Renée Fleming, writer and stage director Thomas Holliday, and feminist writer Leora Tanenbaum to discuss the piece and its story of innocence lost. You can hear the conversation, as well as Fleming’s performance of the aria from the Metropolitan Opera’s 1999 production of Susannah and Giddens's own performance from the new album, below.

To pick up a copy of there is no Other, which Uncut calls "acoustic roots music at its most glorious," head to the Nonesuch Store, where CD orders include a download of the complete album at checkout. The album can also be heard at Spotify, Apple Music, and other digital service providers. A two-LP vinyl edition, which includes four additional tracks and expanded liner notes, will be released on September 13 and is available to pre-order now in the Nonesuch Store with an exclusive, limited-edition autographed print.

Rhiannon Giddens begins a months-long tour on July 11. For details and tickets, visit nonesuch.com/on-tour.

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