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 record that rewrites some of the most timeless work from the seminal composers…Rodrigues and Smeets handle the piano with unimaginable talent.”

Take Effect Reviews on THE GERSHWIN & BERNSTEIN CONNECTION


“STRING QUARTETS 1, 2 & 3 is a string quartet album like no other, taking listeners on a heart stopping journey through a composer’s richly creative mind and an ensemble’s cohesive, dynamic artistry.”

AfriClassical on STRING QUARTETS 1, 2 & 3


“This is an important release for those who follow choral music and for bringing Eben’s music to a wider public.”

Cinemusical on IN HEAVEN


“SWEET SPONTANEOUS is a rewarding accomplishment deserving of broad attention.”

Cadence Jazz World on SWEET SPONTANEOUS


“D’Haene finds just the right points of confluence between Western and Eastern notions of consonance and dissonance, and tension and resolution.”

Songlines on MUSIC WITH SILENT AITAKE’S


“Duo Sequenza provide committed performances here that explore the colors of this particular combination of flute and guitar.”

Cinemusical on YES…IT’S A THING!


“Vollrath’s sure-handed scoring for violin, cello and piano creates effects almost orchestral in nature, ably performed by the Summa Trio.”

The Whole Note on SOULS IN TRANSITIONS


“This debut recording by American composer David Carpenter features a trio of intimate chamber works showing the scope of his compositional voice, filtered through past influence, while wholly stamped with his own artistic sensibility.”

Winnipeg Free Press on FROM THE VALLEY OF BACA


To read more about our latest reviews, check out our previous New Review Blogs!

Previous Reviews:
April 2019
March 2019
February 2019
January 2019
December 2018
November 2018
October 2018
September 2018

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