June 2017 New Music on Navona and Ravello Records

Help kick off the beginning of summer by celebrating new music from Navona and Ravello Records, featuring Les Délices, Sergio Cervetti, Jan Jirásek and JITRO, Allen Brings, and Demetrius Spaneas. Listen now... https://open.spotify.com/user/parma.recordings/playlist/4ve47RuMr6IW7imAZw4YPq   Want to know more? Keep reading... AGE OF INDULGENCE  |  Les Délices Early music ensemble Les Délices presents an exquisite compendium of... Continue Reading →

The PARMA Album of the Day: VOICES OF EARTH AND AIR

VOICES OF EARTH AND AIR, released on Navona Records, is a compilation of choral works by Michael G. Cunningham, Alexandra Ottaway, Carol Barnett, David Dickau, and Karen Tarlow. The album explores the deepest corners of the human condition, encapsulating the thrill of romantic emotion, the thirst for adventure, the expressive beauty of language, hope despite hardship, and more. Find... Continue Reading →

The Inside Story: Sergio Cervetti, Take 2

Described as a composer of “emotionally dense” works by Sonograma, Uruguayan-born Sergio Cervetti, a longtime PARMA friend, and artist, has firmly established himself in the New Music scene, winning several prizes for his compositions and having them performed for international audiences, and in films, including Natural Born Killers. Today Cervetti is our next featured artist in... Continue Reading →

The Inside Story: Debra Nagy and Les Délices

Les Délices, a Cleveland-based touring ensemble that explores the dramatic potential and emotional resonance of long-forgotten music, was founded by baroque oboist Debra Nagy in 2009. Nagy is one of North America’s leading performers on the baroque oboe who's playing has been praised by the New York Times as "distinctly sensual…pliant, warm, and sweet.” Today Nagy... Continue Reading →

The Inside Story: Allen Brings

Longtime PARMA friend and composer Allen Brings, a New York City native, and member Society of Composers is today's next featured artist for "The Inside Story," a blog series that explores the inner workings and personalities of our artists. Who was your first favorite artist(s) growing up? It was Marian Anderson when I heard her... Continue Reading →

We Czech-ed out on Cats

Okay, so we decided to change it up a bit because, besides Bert and a few pawesome Cuba friends, we've shared a lot of love for our Czech Republic furry felines. So, even though we're headed back to the Czech Republic in a couple of weeks and should share another Czech cat, we haven't shared many from Croatia... Continue Reading →

The PARMA Album of the Day: THE ROAD OF PROMISE

THE ROAD OF PROMISE represents a concert adaptation of Kurt Weill’s 1937 opera-oratorio The Eternal Road. Performed by members of the New York City-based performing arts organization MasterVoices (formerly The Collegiate Chorale), under the baton of Ted Sperling, this pseudo-allegorical work was conceived by European Jewish emigrants in the US as an attempt to inform... Continue Reading →

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