1 CD / OMAC Records / 2009-03-10Works: Mark O'Connor: Americana Symphony ("Variations on Appalachia Waltz"), for orchestra; Concerto for Violin no 6 ("Old Brass")
Performers: O'Connor, Mark [Violin]
Conductors: Alsop, Marin; Smirnoff, Joel
Ensemble: Baltimore Symphony Orchestra; Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra
What is American classical music? This CD contains the latest Mark O'Connor orchestral scores: Americana Symphony "Variations on Appalachia Waltz" (2006) and Concerto No. 6...continue...
Recording information: Meyerhoff Orchestra Hall, Baltimore, MD; Sanders Theatre, Harvard, Cambridge, MA....continue...
1 CD / OMAC Records / 2008-08-12Works: Mark O'Connor: Double Violin Concerto, for 2 violins & orchestra; Appalachia Waltz; Johnny Appleseed Suite; John Newton: Amazing Grace
Performers: Jarvis, John; O'Connor, Mark [Violin]; Salerno-Sonnenberg, Nadja; Sutton, Bryan
Conductors: Alsop, Marin
Ensemble: Colorado Symphony Orchestra
In the Double Violin Concerto O'Connor utilizes some of his most important musical inspirations: blues and jazz. The CD also features O'Connor's much-loved "Appalachia Waltz,"...continue...