The PARMA Album of the Day: BALLADE

Kerry DuWors on violin and Futaba Niekawa on the piano make up duo536, which was founded in 2011. The duo released their debut album BALLADE on Navona Records in May of 2014. The album introduces themes from European folk tunes and exalted Romanticism with violin sonatas by Leoš Janácek, George Enescu, and Edvard Grieg. La Folia, in a... Continue Reading →

The PARMA Album of the Day: INTROSPECTIVE ODYSSEY

The Skyros Quartet, consisting of Sarah Pizzichemi and James Moat on violin,  Justin Kurys on viola, and William Braun on cello, released their debut album INTROSPECTIVE ODYSSEY on Navona Records in 2015. The album presents works by Benjamin Britten (1913-1976), Joaquín Turina (1882-1949), and Jean Sibelius (1865-1957) with captivating and emotive interpretations, which shows the quartet... Continue Reading →

The Inside Story: Georges Raillard

Our next “Inside Story” features long-time PARMA artist Georges Raillard, a resident of Switzerland, author; and guitarist, specializing in composition. Enjoy! Who was your first favorite artist(s) growing up? Towards the end of 1968, at the age of 11, I began listening to a Swiss radio program called “Hit Parade”, broadcasted every Tuesday from 8... Continue Reading →

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