THE INSIDE STORY: Jiří Skopal and HYMNUS

Czech conductor Jiří Skopal has been teaching and leading choirs for more than 40 years. He has led choirs to international acclaim, one of the most notable being the Jitro Czech Girls Choir with whom he has performed around the world and participated in major global competitions. Jitro, whose name translates to "daybreak," has been admired all... Continue Reading →

THE INSIDE STORY: Michael Arnowitt and SWEET SPONTANEOUS

Praised for his creativity, passion, and imagination in performance and composition, Michael Arnowitt is a classical and jazz pianist of international renown. His piano compositions have been described as a "tour de force of brilliant pianism." In addition to compositions, Michael has performed both classical and jazz pieces around the world, including each of Beethoven's... Continue Reading →

July 2018: New Releases from Navona and Ansonica Records

From a stroll along the Cuban coast to an outer space invasion, July’s new releases cover a galactic range of subjects and styles. We’re proud to include debut albums, 40th anniversary releases, and yes, hipster zombies. Dive in and discover new music from Michael Arnowitt, JITRO Czech Girls Choir, Nicholas Vines, Clipper Erickson, Alicia Terzian, Ingrid Stölzel, Cappella... Continue Reading →

THE INSIDE STORY: Meira Warshauer and CORO DEL MUNDO

Meira Warshauer’s music has been performed to critical acclaim throughout North America and Europe, as well as in South America, the Middle East, and Asia. Her works are regularly heard on the radio and have been featured by Public Radio International’s "Living on Earth," and American Public Media’s "Performance Today," the most listened-to classical music... Continue Reading →

I Think it was the Fourth of July…

With Independence Day being this week, what are your plans? Barbecues, beaches, parades, maybe even some fireworks? No matter how you celebrate, Independence Day gives Americans an opportunity to reflect on who we are, where we have been, and where we are going, and music plays a key part in that reflection. Music has honored... Continue Reading →

THE INSIDE STORY: J. A. Kawarsky and CORO DEL MUNDO

Dr. Jay A. Kawarsky is an accomplished composer, teacher, and performer, with an impressive resume both at home and abroad. Possessing degrees in music from Iowa State University and Northwestern University, Kawarsky has spent extensive time in Israel, where he studied at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and conducted the Opera Company of the Negev Region... Continue Reading →

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