Featured Recording Opportunity with Trio Casals

November 19 – December 10, 2021

This recording opportunity is now closed.  Thank you for your submissions.  To browse open opportunities visit the Recordings Opportunities page.

Among our current and upcoming sessions, PARMA Recordings is highlighting a newly available recording opportunity with the internationally-acclaimed Trio Casals:

“technically virtuosic”

The Whole Note

“imaginative and exhilarating performance”

Take Effect

“excellent sense of programming”

Art Music Lounge

Please note before submitting: this opportunity requires funding to be secured by or on behalf of composers of approved pieces; composers retain full ownership of their resulting masters and artistic direction of the project. PARMA’s team is available to assist with planning, approvals, and outward-facing documentation to assist toward the generation of project funding for approved pieces.

Projects are to be recorded with piano trio Trio Casals in 2022 and produced by PARMA’s GRAMMY-winning team for release on Navona Records. These compositions will also be performed by the trio in a concert at Carnegie’s Weill Recital Hall.

Trio Casals performs works from MOTO QUARTO at Carnegie Hall in 2019

Projects include:

  • Studio recording
  • Full ownership of the resulting master recording
  • Commercial release of the recording on an album with worldwide digital distribution
  • All post-production, design of all album visual elements, and promotional support

  • Attend the recording session either virtually or in person
  • Performance by Trio Casals in a concert at Carnegie’s Weill Recital Hall


Submissions for this opportunity may include works for:

  • piano trio
  • cello and violin
  • cello and piano

  • solo cello

The submitter is responsible for securing funds associated with production, promotion, and release; the submitter subsequently retains all ownership of the resulting master recording and the underlying composition. Budgets are determined based on the music, and an initial estimate can be provided upon submission.

Works will ideally be between 10 and 15 minutes in length.

Works will be written for piano trio or subset including cello.

Works meeting the above criteria and approved by the trio and PARMA will be recorded and commercially released by PARMA Recordings.

Multiple GRAMMY Award-winner Brad Michel (PARMA’s Senior Producer, North America) is available to produce approved sessions.

We look forward to hearing your music! Submit your composition today to speak with a member of PARMA’s A&R team about recording with this internationally esteemed trio.

The deadline for submissions is December 10, 2021.

About Trio Casals

Brett Deubner

Trio Casals | Ovidiu Marinescu, cello; Anna Kislitsyna, piano; Alexandr Kislitsyn, violin

Since making a highly-acclaimed debut at the 1996 Pablo Casals Festival in Puerto Rico, Trio Casals has delighted audiences with spectacular virtuosity, engaging enthusiasm, and exquisite musical elegance. The trio is composed of cellist and conductor Ovidiu Marinescu, violinist Alexandr Kislitsyn (joined 2020), and pianist Anna Kislitsyna. Trio Casals has been the core ensemble in Navona Records’ critically acclaimed MOTO series.

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This recording opportunity is now closed.  Thank you for your submissions.