THE INSIDE STORY: Alla Elana Cohen

ALLA ELANA COHEN is a distinguished composer, pianist, music theorist and teacher who came to the United States from Russia in 1989. Graduating from the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory with the highest honors of distinction, Ms. Cohen lives in Boston, and is a professor at Berklee College of Music.  Her latest release, JUPTER DUO, came... Continue Reading →

PARMA Artists Nominated for RoundGlass Music Awards

PARMA Recordings is proud to announce that two of our artists are nominated for Best Classical Music Recording at the RoundGlass Music Awards: "THE SEA KNOWS" from composer Michael Kurek's 2017 Navona release THE SEA KNOWS performed by Ovidiu Marinescu, Vanderbilt Strings, and Robin Fountain "KYRIE" (from Jonathan David Little's 2017 Navona choral album, WOEFULLY... Continue Reading →

New PARMA Artist: Diego Vega

We are delighted to welcome Diego Vega to the PARMA family! Colombian-American composer Diego Vega is set to record his orchestral piece, "Red Rock," with PARMA in the Czech Republic this month. "Red Rock" is a symphonic poem commissioned by the Henderson Symphony and its music director, Taras Krysa, back in 2013. Diego describes the... Continue Reading →

New PARMA Artist: Helen MacKinnon

PARMA Recordings is so excited to welcome composer Helen MacKinnon to the PARMA Family! This September we will be recording Helen's choral work "Gloria in excelsis Deo" with the Prague Mixed Choir in Prague, Czech Republic. Helen studied music at The University of Glasgow, specializing in composition with Scottish composer William Sweeney where she earned her... Continue Reading →

Daniel Perttu and The Inside Story: Writing Music and Becoming a Dad

Composer Daniel Perttu returns on Navona Records as a featured artist on the orchestral compilation album TOMORROW'S AIR, which is now available for purchase and streaming. Perttu’s neo-romantic music has been praised for “blending mystery, action, and excitement.” His works have been performed at numerous festivals, concerts, and conferences on four continents and in more than... Continue Reading →

New PARMA Artist: Shirley Mier

We are pleased to announce that composer Shirley Mier has joined the PARMA family! Shirley was commissioned by the Century Chamber Orchestra to compose "Of Lakes and Legends," a suite of four pieces depicting stories and historic locations in White Bear Lake, Minnesota.  This new recording of “Of Lakes and Legends” will contribute to an... Continue Reading →

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