August New Music Features Our 500th Release!

Our next round of releases is, as always, a little different than anything that has come before. Today we're releasing Croatian pianist and composer Matej Meštrović's debut album on Navona Records, which is an exciting all-piano take on Vivaldi's Four Seasons.  We've also got composer Bill Whitley's debut album featuring sumptuous chamber music and our... Continue Reading →

The Inside Story: Andrew Schultz

Andrew Schultz, an Australian composer who is currently teaching music at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia, studied music at the Universities of Queensland and Pennsylvania and at King's College London, where he's received awards and fellowships. In addition to Falling Man/Dancing Man, featured on Navona Records' most recent compilation album WINTER'S WARMTH,... Continue Reading →

The Inside Story: J.A. Kawarsky

Debut PARMA artist J.A. Kawarsky is a sixth-time recipient of the Composer Award from the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP), the founder of the New Jersey Gay Men's choir, and is currently an educator at Westminster Choir College. Today, Kawarsky is our featured artist in "The Inside Story," a blog series exploring... Continue Reading →

The PARMA Cat Series: #catsofcroatia

It has been a busy year so far for PARMA. Not only have we already had three successful months of releases (April releases coming soon),  two albums had featured works in the "Classical New Releases" playlist curated by Spotify, reaching over 160k listeners; we've also traveled the world and back again. We began the year in... Continue Reading →

Preview of April 2017 PARMA Releases

Happy Spring! The snow is melting, the trees are budding, and we are prepping for another round of releases featuring new ensembles and artists, compilations, and re-releases.  Take a deep breath and try to relax because we have some big releases coming your way. DRESS CODE | Altius Quartet A bold treat of fresh arrangements of... Continue Reading →

The PARMA Album of the Day: STARRY NIGHT

Long-time PARMA artist, John A. Carollo, who is featured on TRANSCENDENCE, FINE MUSIC, Vol I and III, on MOTO CONTINUO, as well as more recently, ABRAZO, released a solo album on Navona Records called STARRY NIGHT. On this album,  Carollo skillfully creates representations of fear, suffering, and sadness, as well as enthusiasm and determination, capturing what... Continue Reading →

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