Classically Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo: a holiday that many enjoy celebrating, yet not all know the full story behind. Celebrating the Mexican Army’s victory over the French at the Battle of Puebla in 1862, the day honors the spirit of the smaller Mexican group’s triumph over a larger force. Today, Cinco de Mayo is marked by historical... Continue Reading →

April 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 Navona and Ravello Records. "The opera hits home on multiple levels... Continue Reading →

The Inside Story: Duo Sequenza and YES…IT’S A THING!

Originally founded in 1988, Duo Sequenza’s passion is to build new audiences for today’s classical music and promote the work of living composers. Comprised of flutist Debra Silvert and classical guitarist Paul Bowman, Duo Sequenza has toured throughout the United States, Asia, and Europe, enjoying enthusiastic ovations from audiences and acclaim from critics. Their formal... Continue Reading →

Conserve, Respect, Listen: Music for Earth Day

On April 22, 1970, millions of Americans marched through streets, parks, and city centers, joining together under a common refrain: humanity at large was mistreating the planet, and things were only going to get worse until something was done about it. Rallying for a more sustainable culture and the promotion of environmental awareness, these rallies... Continue Reading →

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