Brenton Ryan : Brenton Ryan -- "When a life has ceased" from VOLPONE (Musto/Campbell)
Mosca -- Brenton Ryan, tenor
Music -- John Musto
Libretto -- Mark Campbell
Pianists -- John Musto, Grant Loehnig
Opera America Conference, May 2015 -- New Works Sampler
Act 2 Scene 1: Mosca's aria, "When a life has ceased"
Volpone's servant Mosca has turned the tables on his master so that he has inherited the estate. After kicking Volpone out of his own house, Mosca revels in his new wealth.