When Things Get Real

The artists entrance at Carnegie Hall is somewhat imposing.  Along both walls are large photographs of artists who have graced the world's most famous stage.  It's impossible to not get a little nervous when you see Maria Callas staring down.  Two more steps and Ella Fitzgerald is standing beside you.  Suddenly you realize that you're... Continue Reading →

New PARMA Project: The MOTO Series

PARMA is excited to announce the third installment in the MOTO recording and performance series! This new album will again feature PARMA lead cellist Ovidiu Marinescu and his group, Trio Casals (Sylvia Ahramjian (violin), Ovidiu Marinescu (cello), Anna Kislitsyna (piano). The first album, 2013’s MOTO PERPETUO, featured a set of moving works for cello and... Continue Reading →

The PARMA Album of the Day: TIME, STILL

Emmy award-winning composer Bruce Babcock presented us with his solo Navona Records release TIME, STILL in April of 2015; which differs in the sound he normally writes. The music on this album is serious and contemplative at points, but the effervescence of Babcock's metrically shifting style and sound percolates to the surface throughout. Sonograma Magazine says... Continue Reading →

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