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 →

We Czech-ed out on Cats

Okay, so we decided to change it up a bit because, besides Bert and a few pawesome Cuba friends, we've shared a lot of love for our Czech Republic furry felines. So, even though we're headed back to the Czech Republic in a couple of weeks and should share another Czech cat, we haven't shared many from Croatia... Continue Reading →

The PARMA Album of the Day: SENSATIONS

Australian composer, music educator, and pianist Margaret Brandman presents her debut Navona Records release SENSATIONS, featuring several of her celebrated compositions, each one presenting a unique musical experience and sensation. Kathodik says "The music of Margaret Brandan is a continuous celebration of life, of nature, and hope for a better future." Find SENSATIONS on Amazon, iTunes,... 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 →

New PARMA Project: Dwight Beckham’s Orchestral Works

We're pleased to announce that composer Dwight Beckham has signed on to release a collection of orchestral works recorded earlier this year with PARMA and the Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra in Olomouc, CZ. Kansas composer Dwight Beckham, Sr. (1931-) did his undergraduate and graduate work at Wichita University. He has studied composition with Homer Keller, Adrian... Continue Reading →

The PARMA Album of the Day: SCHUMANN | DVOŘÁK

Acclaimed cellist Carmine Miranda presents his second album SCHUMANN|DVOŘÁK: CONCERTI FOR CELLO & ORCHESTRA, on Navona Records. The album features Miranda's interpretations of Dvořák’s Cello Concerto in B Minor Op. 104 (1895) and Schumann’s Cello Concerto (1850), from several years of historic research and performance experience, which have led him to discover new secrets to be found... Continue Reading →

The PARMA Album of the Day: CROSS CONNECTION

CROSS CONNECTIONS features the exciting pairing of works by composers Henry Wolking and James Scott Balentine on this Navona Records release. Both composers' works consider the meaning of life, love, and music, and the relationship between each: Gone Playin', a spirited musical riff on epitaphs and their connection of life and death; The Old Gypsy, a Hungarian-influenced... Continue Reading →

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