Since its launch in March 2020, the PARMA Live Stage has streamed a multitude of concerts for artists to showcase their music beyond the concert hall. After successful premieres from Simon Rattle, the Armenian State Symphony Orchestra, and more over the years, the Live Stage Series is back with a fresh lineup of programs for the Fall 2022 season:
Michael J. Evans: Reunion
PARMA Recordings is proud to present composer Michael J. Evans’s Reunion, a piece celebrating our return to social life post-Covid. Premiered live by the Portland Youth Philharmonic on May 21st at the Bauman Auditorium in Newberg OR, the music begins at, and emerges from, our experiences during lockdown, including the isolation and self reflection that was a major part of our world at that time.
Carl Vollrath: Songs of Innocence
Composer Carl Vollrath returns to the live stage with selections from his upcoming Navona Records release, OLD & NEW POETRY VOL 2. Featured in this premiere is a visual presentation of Vollrath’s Songs of Innocence, a setting of William Blake’s poetry performed by pianist Yoko Hagino and mezzo-soprano Aliana de la Guardia. Filmed in Rockport MA’s Shalin Liu Performance Center, this performance also features It’s Over, a tender piece of Vollrath’s original texts set to music.
Dieter Flury: Works for Flute
Dieter Flury brings a wide range of music for flute to the PARMA Live Stage this season, drawing upon compositions from his 2020 Navona Records release, AERO, and the works of Beethoven and Schulhoff. An in-demand soloist whose career has seen performances with notable composers and ensembles around the world, Flury presents an exciting program of classic repertoire and new works in this dynamic video recital.
Missed a Live Stage Premiere? Don’t fret.
Dive into the Live Stage Archive to find a number of diverse concert programs from today’s leading composers and performers including Trio Casals, Guerilla Opera, Jan Järvlepp, and more.
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