This New Music Friday, Navona and Big Round Records bring you classical repertoire from one of Canada’s most prolific pianists, the newest from a multiple GRAMMY Award-winning American choir, a collaborative project like no other, and more.

Dive in and discover new music from: The Crossing, Christina Petrowska Quilico, David Haney and George David Kieffer.

Words Adorned - The Crossing - Album Cover


The Crossing

The GRAMMY-winning chamber choir The Crossing, Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture, and Navona Records present WORDS ADORNED. Conducted by Donald Nally, with Takht musical direction by Hanna Khoury, the combined forces interpret lush scores from Kinan Abou-afach and Kareem Roustom that respond to ancient Andalusian poetry in the Muwashshah tradition. True to their commitment to honor tradition while constantly blazing new ground, The Crossing’s latest offering is steeped in history, deeply relevant to modern listeners, and bridges cultures seamlessly.

Sound Visionaries - Album Cover


Christina Petrowska Quilico

Claude Debussy, Olivier Messiaen, and Pierre Boulez are stunningly reconciled in Christina Petrowska Quilico’s Navona Records release SOUND VISIONARIES. Boasting a track record of over 50 recorded albums and having recently been named to the Order of Canada, the veteran pianist proves that despite all difficulties, finding common ground between these three composers can be done spectacularly.

Circadian World Clock - David Haney - Album Cover


David Haney

CIRCADIAN WORLD CLOCK from David Haney and Big Round Records is a captivating exploration of nature’s musical landscape. In this groundbreaking recording project, Haney challenges participants from the United States, Russia, Brazil, and many other locales to submit field recordings, each recorded at the specific hours of the day, making a powerful statement about our interconnectedness as a species.


The Ambassadors Wife - Album Cover


George David Kieffer

Performed by the City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra, Fanfare for the Olympics is the fifth single from THE AMBASSADOR’S WIFE from composer George David Kieffer. Look for the full album September 10th.