May 2019 Album Reviews

Each month, PARMA has the pleasure of not only releasing powerful works by our artists, but also seeing the positive impact that these works have on listeners. Read on for a selection of what the press had to say about the latest releases from Big Round, Navona, and Ravello Records. "An extremely well thought out... Continue Reading →

The Inside Story: Matt Frey and ONE-ELEVEN HEAVY

The music of Brooklyn-based composer Matt Frey creates intimately sentimental sonic worlds inflected with churning rhythms, minimalist-like textures, and extended moments of restless tension. Matt’s vocal works—comprising song cycles, music-theater works, and opera—explore the interplay of text, drama, and music to make a palpable, instantaneous connection with an audience. Matt’s vocal music has been performed... Continue Reading →

May 24, 2019: New Music from Navona and Ansonica Records

Fresh, pre-summer days, outdoor concerts, new music — what could be better? If you're looking for something to complement this delightful time of year, we recommend the soul-stirring grooves of Ansonica Records' latest release, a unique and innovative collection of solo and duo compositions, and more. This month, discover new music from Hevreh Ensemble, Matt... Continue Reading →

The Inside Story: Sidney Bailin and IN TANDEM

Sidney Bailin started composing when he was 6. His first piece was in three-part counterpoint, a fact that he still does not know how to explain. He learned species counterpoint when he was 10. He entered Juilliard when he was 15, studying piano with Ania Dorfmann and composition with Hall Overton. The following year, he... Continue Reading →

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