71woytnq-xl-_sx522_The world premiere recording of Carlisle Floyd’s Wuthering Heights to be released in June 2016
The Florentine Opera Company® brings American opera composer Carlisle Floyd’s operatic masterpiece, based on the classic English novel by Emily Brontë, to life. Floyd’s score takes you to the heart of Catherine and Heathcliff’s devastating love story. Order Now

“Letter to the World” Songs by Carlisle Floyd – Released in November 2013!

“Mentzer’s singing is sincere and robust, and she manages extremes of range with technical expertise, bringing evenness and clarity to both highs and lows with smoothness and lyricism.” – Opera News (Read full review here)

“Susanne Mentzer’s performance of my musical profile of Emily Dickinson, Citizen of Paradise, is definitive in every regard: she sings it with a superb range of color and feeling and, as the performing artist, quickly disappears into a vivid and totally convincing evocation of the poet herself. I frankly can’t imagine the cycle of songs (with its very broad span of moods) being more artfully or more movingly performed.” – Carlisle Floyd

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