Gernot Wolfgang (b.1957): Passing Through - Chamber music / Jennifer Johnson, oboe; Judith Farmer, bassoon; Nic Gerpe, Robert Thies, piano; New Hollywood String Quartet; Eclipse Quartet
1 CD / Albany Records / 2016-04-12Conductors:
Ensemble: Eclipse Quartet; New Hollywood String Quartet
Passing Through is the third recording devoted to composer Gernot Wolfgang's chamber music compositions. Ever since Wolfgang became interested in contemporary classical music, the prospect...continue...
New World Serenade - Works by Byron Adams, Oliver Caplan, John Corigliano, Walter Piston & Ellen Taaffe Zwilich / Sinfonietta of Riverdale, Mark Mandarano
1 CD / Albany Records / 2016-04-12Conductors: Mandarano, Mark
Ensemble: Sinfonietta of Riverdale
Conductor Mark Mandarano and the Sinfonietta of Riverdale offer live performances of American music recorded at their annual series of concerts. The program ranges from...continue...
Latin American & Spanish Masterpieces for Flute & Piano by Piazzolla, Guastavino, Guridi, Lasala, Villa-Lobos / Stephanie Jutt, flute; Elena Abend, Pablo Zinger, piano
1 CD / Albany Records / 2016-04-12
Flutist Stephanie Jutt with pianist colleagues Pablo Zinger and Elena Abend performs songs and compositions from Latin American and Spanish composers that deserve much greater...continue...
Conrad Susa (1935-2013): The Dangerous Liaisons, opera / Manhattan School of Music Opera Theater, George Manahan
2 CD / Albany Records / 2016-03-08Conductors: Manahan, George
Ensemble: Manhattan School of Music Opera Theater
Conrad Susa's three-act opera with libretto by Philip Littell, is based on the scandalous 18th century novel by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos, a tale of...continue...
Pamela Decker - Haven: Songs of Mystery and of Memory/ Katherine Byrnes, mezzo-soprano; Pamela Decker, piano
1 CD / Albany Records / 2016-03-08
Composer Pamela Decker writes that "Haven: Songs of Mystery and of Memory for mezzo-soprano and piano, is a cycle of 16 songs for which all...continue...
Mikka and Other Assorted Love Songs: Works by P. Boulez, E. Carter, K. Suzuki, G. Scelsi, H. Lachenmann, I. Xenakis, J.F. Durand, M. Alcorn, T. Loevendie / Eric Rynes, violin
1 CD / Albany Records / 2016-02-09
The unifying element on this CD is the violin. Its tremendous versatility and long musical history have inspired an enormous number of composers to create...continue...
Inspired by Brahms - Ewazen: Trio for Horn, Violin, & Piano; Kellogg: A Glorious Morning; Brahms: Trio II in Eflat Major / Michael Thornton, horn; Yumi Hwang-Williams, violin; Andrew Litton, piano
1 CD / Albany Records / 2016-02-09Works: Eric Ewazen: Trio for horn, violin, & piano; Daniel Kellogg: A Glorious Morning, for horn, violin & piano; Johannes Brahms: Trio for Horn, Violin and Piano in E flat major, Op. 40
Performers: Hwang-Williams, Yumi; Litton, Andrew; Thornton, Michael
Three phenomenal musicians (Michael Thornton, horn; Yumi Hwang-Williams, violin; Andrew Litton, piano) perform a program of works for horn, violin, and piano inspired by Brahms'...continue...
Recording information: The Recital Hall of The Performing Arts Center, Purchas (12/17/2014/12/18/2014)....continue...
Cathedral Music - James Primosch: Sacred Songs; Stephen Albert: Concerto for Four Quartets; Christopher Patton: Out of Darkness / Mary Mackenzie, soprano; Lucie Shelley, treble;
1 CD / Albany Records / 2016-02-09Conductors: Kendall, Christopher
Ensemble: 21st Century Consort
The 21st Century Consort, founded in 1975, performs an annual concert series at the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Under the direction of its founder and...continue...