PARMA Recordings is excited to announce that an upcoming album of works for guitar and voice is set to release on Ravello Records, featuring Duo Sureño, in 2018.
PARMA Recordings is returning to Havana, Cuba, to record new choral works by composers L Peter Deutsch, Cynthia Folio, Michael F. Murray, J.A. Kawarsky and Meira Warshauer.
Who was your first favorite artist(s) growing up? To pick favorite artists is difficult since different artists offer different things, but my earliest memories include Leonid Kogan and Sviatoslav Richter, who truly affected me when I was young, causing me to listen to many of their records and video footage. When did you realize that you... Continue Reading →
Award-winning composer Mona Lyn Reese is best known for her work with opera, orchestra, and choral music. Reese's ¡La Habana, Mi Amor!, which is a three-movement piece, is featured in the next Cuba compilation album CHÉVERE. Today, Reese is our next featured artist in "The Inside Story," a blog series exploring the inner workings and personalities... Continue Reading →
Award-winning composer Meira Warshauer has had her work performed all over the world including throughout North America and Europe, South America, the Middle East, and Asia. Warshauer's previous Navona Records release LIVING BREATHING EARTH was praised by Hadassah Magazine saying it's "a shimmering, joyous and soothing ode to the world’s beauty." Today, Warshauer is our next... Continue Reading →
Art Gottschalk, a longtime friend of PARMA and previously released on MODES, REQUIEM FOR THE LIVING, and MOTO PERPETUO, is an award-winning composer whose work has been described as “fascinatingly strange” by BBC. Gottschalk's next release is on the compilation album CHÉVERE, featuring his piece Imagenes de Cuba, which was performed by PARMA artists Apollo Chamber Players... Continue Reading →
We're pleased to welcome composer Cynthia Folio to the PARMA family! Cynthia's "At The Edge of Great Quiet" for SSAA Choir and Piano, which we will record in November, was commissioned by Sigma Alpha Iota Philanthropies, Inc. and the Delta Me Chapter of SAI, Temple University College of Music. It is a setting of four... Continue Reading →
PARMA Recordings is excited to welcome Garth Baxter to our family of artists. Composer Garth Baxter will make his PARMA debut in early 2018 with a collection of works for voice, surrounding the topic of the human condition and the pursuit of light in darkness. Baxter was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1946 and moved... Continue Reading →
We are so happy to welcome composer Simon Andrews to the PARMA family! His first album with PARMA will feature some of his chamber works including recently recorded "And That Moment When the Bird Sings", "My Dove, My Coney", and "The Heart Has Narrow Banks". Simon was born in England and educated at Christ Church,... Continue Reading →