• September 12, 2023

    The Inside Story: Santiago Kodela and THE DISTANT SHEPHERD

    THE DISTANT SHEPHERD from award-winning classical guitarist & composer Santiago Kodela explores the full timbral and emotive range of the instrument in a solo setting. His performance deftly employs [...]

  • August 28, 2023

    The Inside Story: David Colson and CONVERSING WITH SPIRITS

    Viewed by composer David Colson as both a GPS and a scrapbook of memories, CONVERSING WITH SPIRITS presents innovative stories and sounds, including bari sax and marimba, trumpet duo, [...]

  • August 24, 2023

    The Inside Story: Brian Smith Walters and A PHOENIX RISING

    It doesn’t matter whether he sings Purcell or Copland, Schubert or Saint Saens, Tchaikovsky or Barber, Wagner or Szymanowski – the energetic grip Brian Smith Walters has on every [...]

  • August 23, 2023

    The Inside Story: Thomas Bowes and WALTON AND BARBER

    Violinist Thomas Bowes’ breathtaking virtuosity is on full display throughout WALTON & BARBER. His playing, which has been characterized by Gramophone Magazine as “deeply human” and “unusually communicative,” teases [...]

  • August 18, 2023

    Artist Roundtable: The Composers of DIMENSIONS VOL. 5

    Leveraging musical passion and orchestral ferocity, DIMENSIONS VOL. 5 offers listeners a broad example of some of the most exciting orchestral music from today’s contemporary composers. These orchestral pieces [...]

  • August 17, 2023

    The Inside Story: Eugene Rogers and Jocelyn Hagen on AMASS

    GRAMMY-nominated conductor Eugene Rogers brings to life Jocelyn Hagen’s setting of the Roman Catholic Mass in AMASS. Incorporating the writings of various spiritual thinkers, the music is less about [...]

  • August 16, 2023

    The Inside Story: Bryan Wallick and VIRTUOSIC FUGUE

    Good pianists are a dime a dozen, great pianists are one in a million. American virtuoso Bryan Wallick proves that he firmly belongs to the latter category on VIRTUOSIC [...]

  • August 11, 2023

    The Inside Story: Po Sim Head and BETWEEN THE ANDES AND THE AMAZON

    Hong-Kong-born pianist and musicologist Po Sim Head presents two Latin American composers, the Peruvian Francisco Pulgar-Vidal as well as Ecuadorian Blanca Layana Gómez, and performs their rich works with [...]

  • August 10, 2023

    The Inside Story: Allison Charney and ARK RESOUNDING

    Non-standard setups in classical music may be interesting, but they are commonly faced with the problem of limited repertoire. The ARK Trio, formed by soprano Allison Charney, cellist Kajsa [...]

  • August 9, 2023

    Artist Roundtable: The Composers of PLAYING ON THE EDGE 3

    PLAYING ON THE EDGE 3 offers up a vibrant and challenging selection of music for string quartet from multiple contemporary composers. Learn about the inspirations, processes, and realizations behind their works in this Artist Roundtable.