September 2018 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 what sources from Gramophone Magazine to Jazz da Gama had to say about our latest releases... "The performances, with the composer as pianist... Continue Reading →

Meira Warshauer and The Inside Story: Becoming a Composer

Award-winning composer Meira Warshauer has had her work performed all over the world including throughout North America and Europe,  South America, the Middle East, and Asia. Warshauer's previous Navona Records release LIVING BREATHING EARTH was praised by Hadassah Magazine saying it's "a shimmering, joyous and soothing ode to the world’s beauty." Today, Warshauer is our next... Continue Reading →

The Inside Story: Jan Jirásek

Who was your first favorite artist(s) growing up? To feature just a few out of many – Arthur Honegger, Black Sabbath, J.S. Bach, Jethro Tull, Ludwig van Beethoven, folk music… I sought to absorb from many sources. What was your most unusual performance, or the most embarrassing thing that happened to you during a performance?... Continue Reading →

The PARMA Album of the Day: THE WELL-TEMPERED CLAVIER, BOOK 1

Regarded as "a gifted and obviously devoted Bachian" by the New York Times, award-winning pianist Kimiko Ishizaka, performs the work of  J.S. Bach in Navona Records release THE WELL-TEMPERED CLAVIER, BOOK I.  Gramophone Magazine says, "Ishizaka plays the 24 preludes and figures with impeccable taste and technique, finding many levels of musical meaning as she brings utmost... Continue Reading →

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