April 2019 Album Reviews

Each month, PARMA has the pleasure of not only releasing powerful works by our artists, but also seeing the positive impact that these works have on listeners. Read on for a selection of what the press had to say about the latest releases from Navona and Ravello Records.


“The opera hits home on multiple levels thanks to sensitive portrayals of the conflicted yet determined couple.”

BBC Music on THE MASK IN THE MIRROR


“His orchestral music is going to be a real plus for many as are the choral works. There is a lot of fine music here with strong performances.”

Cinemusical on PEACE, NATURE & RENEWAL


“Yoko Hirota’s performances here are truly exceptional – always expressive, technically very assured, and she knows instinctively where the melodic lines and supporting harmonies are going.”

Classical Music Daily on SCHOENBERG PIANO MUSIC


“[Baxter’s] compositions have elegance and a sense of adventure and that is what makes them so exciting to behold.”

Sound in Review on RESISTANCE


“These are engaging works that should have great appeal.”

Cinemusical on 3 RHAPSODIES


“On this [album], the versatility of the composer Kamyar Mohajer is brought into focus.”

Your Opera Advisor on PICTURES OF THE HIDDEN


“[W]ith…incidental characters ā€“ all exceptionally developed by Thompson ā€“ and the superbly moody orchestral performance, THE MASK IN THE MIRROR is powerful and heady, as well as appropriately literary.”

The Whole Note on THE MASK IN THE MIRROR


“I could see some cool audio/visual collab on this one.”

The Deli Magazine on 3: THE MUSIC OF GINA BIVER


To read more about our latest reviews, check out our previous New Review Blogs!

Previous Reviews:
March 2019
February 2019
January 2019
December 2018
November 2018
October 2018
September 2018

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