January 2019 Album Reviews

Each month, PARMA has the great pleasure of not only releasing powerful works by our artists, but also seeing the positive impact that these works have on listeners. Read on to hear a selection of what the press had to say this month about releases from Navona and Ravello Records. "The sonata-form opening movement, meditative... Continue Reading →

The Inside Story: Jan Jirásek and WHEN THE SOUL SPEAKS

Since 1989, esteemed Czech composer Jan Jirásek’s works have been presented on numerous stages and festivals worldwide. Jan composes music for major music houses and interpreters. Examples of his work include his Bread and Circuses composition for six players on percussion instruments, a postmodern arrangement of J.S. Bach’s St. Luke Passion, his Missa propria choral... Continue Reading →

The Inside Story: David Holdhusen and I CARRY YOUR HEART

Esteemed conductor, director, and educator David Holdhusen is the Director of Choral Activities and the Douglas and Susan Tuve Distinguished Professor of Choral Music at the University of South Dakota. His responsibilities include serving as conductor for the Chamber Singers and teaching courses in conducting. In addition to his teaching duties, David is currently the Chair of... Continue Reading →

The PARMA Album of the Day: MOONSTRUNG AIR

Composer, conductor, and scholar Gregory W. Brown released his debut PARMA album MOONSTRUNG AIR on Navona Records in November of 2015. The album, featuring The Crossing and The New York Polyphony, is a collection of Brown's vocal and choral works, capturing the wonder of the human voice as our rooted connection with nature. The Choral... Continue Reading →

January 2017 Releases on Navona and Ravello Records!

The first PARMA releases of 2017 are finally here and we're ringing in the new year with a fantastic collection of debut PARMA artists, long-time members of the PARMA family, and re-releases. What better way to start the year than to celebrate music? Enjoy! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lAaSLaU_5b4&t=12s&hd=1 THE STOLEN CHILD Scott Perkins | NV6067 A set of... Continue Reading →

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