This New Music Friday, Navona Records presents a wide variety of modern sounds, from contemporary works for large ensembles to insightful chamber operas, intimate settings of art song, and unique pianistic fusions.
Dive in and discover new music from Ovidiu Marinescu, London Symphony Orchestra, Miran Vaupotić, Marvin Lamb, John Robertson, Katherine Price, Joanna Estelle, Diane Jones, L Peter Deutsch, Keith Kramer, Arthur Gottschalk, Guerilla Opera, Aliana de la Guardia, Peter Dayton, Dušan Bavdek, Alla Elana Cohen, Richard E Brown, Andrew Schneider, Allison Brewster Franzetti, and Laurence Sherr.
LONDON CELLO CONNECTION
Ovidiu Marinescu, London Symphony Orchestra, Miran Vaupotić, Marvin Lamb, John Robertson, Katherine Price, Joanna Estelle, Diane Jones, L Peter Deutsch, Keith Kramer, Arthur Gottschalk
Eight exceptional composers, eight premiere recordings with a legendary orchestra, and one spectacular soloist: LONDON CELLO CONNECTION is a captivating compendium of contemporary compositions performed by celebrated cellist Ovidiu Marinescu and the London Symphony Orchestra with conductor Miran Vaupotić.
I GIVE YOU MY HOME
Guerilla Opera, Aliana de la Guardia
I GIVE YOU MY HOME is a site-specific chamber opera inspired by Rose Standish Nichols and the Nichols House Museum in Boston MA that highlights her professional work as a landscape architect as well as her efforts to affect change through activism in the Women’s Peace Movement and Women’s Suffrage.
ALL IN THE SOUND
Baltimore-based composer Peter Dayton reinforces his establishment as a mature and formidable talent in the world of art song on ALL IN THE SOUND. captures the heart of the genre: duet between voice and accompaniment. The album takes listeners on a captivating journey through physical, emotional, and abstract imagery.
PINNACLE VOL. 3
Dušan Bavdek, Alla Elana Cohen, Richard E Brown, Andrew Schneider
Navona Records presents PINNACLE VOL. 3, a collection of contemporary chamber works that highlight the melodic, emotive, and dramatic styles offered by today’s chamber music. This diverse assortment of repertoire spans numerous influences and orchestrations, delivering a range of sounds from somber and moving to sprightly and energetic.
Allison Brewster Franzetti
Allison Brewster Franzetti makes a charming return with PIANISTA, a new collection of recordings that the artist herself describes as a “rich musical tapestry.” PIANISTA colors itself in Franzetti’s signature style, a combination of jazz and tango alongside an always enticing homage to Argentinian sound, both folk and urban.
Laurence Sherr delves deep into the spirit of resilience with FUGITIVE FOOTSTEPS: REMEMBRANCE MUSIC. Not shying away from musically pointing to suffering and despair, Sherr paints a vivid picture of persecution, trauma, and survivor’s guilt but also of silent and active opposition, hope, renewal, and the eventual overcoming of adversity.
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