Joseph Summer is many things: composer, world traveler, and founder of the Shakespeare Concerts are just a few of the hats he wears. A longtime Navona Records artist, Joe has released nine albums in his Shakespeare Concerts series, which highlight the works of the Bard in new settings and contemporary arrangements. His latest albums with Navona include WHO IS SYLVIA (released May 8, 2020) and MUSIC TO HEAR (May 22, 2020).
But no one can tell you about the music and its backstory better than the artist himself. We recently caught up with Joe to discuss his latest music, why he created the Shakespeare Concerts, and more.
Original interview recorded March 2020
Thank you Joe for taking the time to speak with PARMA!