When Things Get Real

The artists entrance at Carnegie Hall is somewhat imposing.  Along both walls are large photographs of artists who have graced the world's most famous stage.  It's impossible to not get a little nervous when you see Maria Callas staring down.  Two more steps and Ella Fitzgerald is standing beside you.  Suddenly you realize that you're... Continue Reading →

You Feel Like Your Life Has Shifted

Every field has a pinnacle: athletes winning an Olympic gold medal, actors winning an Academy Award. For musicians, there is no higher honor than your music being performed at Carnegie Hall. On Sunday night, that pinnacle was achieved by four PARMA artists: Deems Taylor, Michael J. Evans, Matej Meštrović, and Dwight Beckham, Sr. as part... Continue Reading →

Classical Music and Baseball

Guest post by PARMA intern (and Red Sox fan) Matt DeSchuiteneer Baseball holds a special place in American culture. Of all the major sports played here in the States, only baseball has the honor of being called “The American Pastime.”  And for good reason:  With over 150 years of play, baseball has given us countless... Continue Reading →

Celebrating International Women’s Day

Hello! I’m Emily Garcia, a Marketing intern with PARMA Recordings this spring semester. A little bit about me: I’m a professional violinist and fiddle player with a passion for performance. As I’m nearing the end of college and looking ahead to my future career, I’ve been faced with the challenge of keeping my work and... Continue Reading →

How Do You Get to Carnegie Hall?

There's something about walking into Carnegie Hall that makes you feel a bit awestruck.  It's an imposing building -- taking up an entire city block in midtown Manhattan -- that dominates everything around it.  Couple that with the iconic composers and performers who have graced the Hall's multiple stages:  Tchaikovsky (who conducted Carnegie Hall's opening... Continue Reading →

Happy Valentines Day

Shakespeare wrote, "if music be the food of love, play on."  We agree wholeheartedly, and wanted to share a few of some of the most heartfelt recordings to come from our catalog.  Enjoy these selections...with love from PARMA Recordings. Happy Valentine's Day!

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