All the Way Back: Piano Works of V. Smetona, J.S. Bach, Brahms, Schumann, Chopin & Liszt / Vytautas Smetona, piano & composer
1 CD / Navona / 2015-04-14
On his debut Navona Records release, All The Way Back, pianist and composer Vytautas Smetona presents a collection of keyboard repertoire that highlights his interpretative...continue...
Michael Murray: Percipience - Four Song Cycles / Ann Moss, soprano; Andrew Childs, tenor; Chris Thompson, baritone; Moravian PO; Vronsky et al.
1 CD / Navona / 2015-04-14Conductors: Vronský, Petr
Ensemble: Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra
Gavin Borchert of the Seattle Weekly says, "What is most marvelous about these songs is the absolute naturalness of Murray's way of setting a text...continue...
Orpheus with his Lute Made Trees - Works of Joseph Summer, Vaugahn Williams, Walton, Korngold et al. (Shakespeare Concert Series Vol. 4)
1 CD / Navona / 2015-04-14
Gramophone Magazine, in reviewing SHAKESPEARE'S MEMORY, the first volume in The Shakespeare Concerts Series, praises, "Summer's rich tonal music is always lyrically expressive and occasionally...continue...
Joseph Summer: Full Fathom Five - Music on Shakespeare's 'The Tempest' (Shakespeare Concert Series Vol. 5) / Emily Jaworski, mzz; Andrea Chenoweth, sop.; Arcadia Players; Watson
1 CD / Navona / 2015-04-14Conductors: Watson, Ian
Ensemble: Arcadia Players
The Shakespeare Concerts Series, based out of Boston MA, combines classical music with the works of one of the most significant literary figures in Western...continue...
Bruce Babcock: 'Time, Still' - Chamber, Vocal, & Choral Music / The Debussy Trio; Pasadena All Saints Church Choirs; James Walker et al.
1 CD / Navona / 2015-04-14Conductors: Walker, James
Ensemble: Canterbury Choir of All Saints Church, Pasadena, CA; Coventry Choir of All Saints Church, Pasadena, CA
Applauded by Aaron Copland, inspired by Desmond Tutu, and mentored by Hugo Friedhofer and Earle Hagen, Babcock has spent his working life composing music for...continue...
Elements Rising: Modern Works for Chamber Ensemble, by Yves Ramette, Steven Block, Rain Worthington, Paula Diehl & Allen Brings / Moravian PO Chamber Players; Vronsky et al.
1 CD / Navona / 2015-03-10Conductors: Vronsky, Petr
Ensemble: Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra Chamber Players
Navona Records' 'Elements Rising' highlights contemporary composers' innovative re-imaginings of the building blocks of music, such as melody, harmony, rhythm, dynamics and timbre, then applying...continue...
Zae Munn (b.1953): They Were Mysterious Guests - Chamber Music with Alto Saxophone / Timothy McAllister, alto sax; Lucia Unrau, piano et al.
1 CD / Navona / 2015-03-10
Composer Zae Munn showcases works for alto saxophone in eclectic chamber combinations on her debut Navona Records release They Were Mysterious Guests. Ms. Munn has...continue...
Felt: Striking Works for Solo Piano by Durrant, Guthrie, Zaheri, Pressley, Petty, Nagorcka, Baker / Karolina Rojahn; J. Bradley Baker; Robert A. Baker
1 CD / Navona / 2015-02-10
The piano is an instrument of dexterity and expression, allowing an almost endless number of compositional possibilities. 'Felt', a compilation for solo piano, presents an...continue...