June was an incredible month – Amanda McBroom and Michele Brourman had a successful run of shows in London at Crazy Coqs and I launched my CD Carpentersville at the opening weekend of the Aldeburgh Festival at The Pumphouse. We ladies had a great catch up at The Groucho Club (dontcha know…) courtesy of the …
New Album: Carpentersville 5***** review “…throughout Schaufer is a winning and persuasive presence.” In Classical Music Magazine, July 2013, out now. Reviews by Guy Weatherall
New album reviewed by David Patrick Stearns in Gramophone Magazine: “If Audra McDonald made more solo albums, she probably would have arrived at the territory inhabited by ‘Carpentersville’…I have to admit that I love Lucy.” Gramophone online review
Carpentersville is available on Amazon, iTunes and with other shops. Download or buy the whole enchilada. Wonderful liner notes by Matt Wolf, family photos and I also included my molasses cookie recipe! The CD will be released in the USA later in 2013 – stay tuned!
Review 4**** “Schaufer’s sensitive side, projected without trace of ‘look-at-me’ mannerisms, shines in exquisite readings of Marc Blitzstein’s ‘I wish it so’ and McBroom’s ‘Errol Flynn’. Leonard Bernstein’s ‘Greeting’ unfolds here as a transcendent prayer out of the song’s sentimental raw material.” Sinfini online review