THE INSIDE STORY: Juliana Hall and SPECTRA VOL. 2

American art song composer Juliana Hall is a prolific and highly-regarded composer of vocal music whose songs have been described as "brilliant" (Washington Post), "beguiling" (Times of London), and "the most genuinely moving music" (Boston Globe). Among her more than 50 song cycles and works of vocal chamber music are pieces for renowned countertenor Brian... Continue Reading →

Dan Perttu: Bringing Music to Life

We make music. It sounds terrific. But the work is not done once the music is made - in fact, that is only the beginning. Once music is created, it must be spread to listening ears, through albums as well as live performances. Composer Daniel Perttu is doing just that with his overture, To Spring, a... Continue Reading →

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 →

New Addition to a Flourishing Arts Scene

We at PARMA have the great fortune of not only working with top-notch artists around the world, but also having quality music in our own backyard. We have a flourishing local scene, with ensembles like the Portsmouth Symphony Orchestra celebrating over 20 successful years of performance, Portsmouth Pro Musica gracing the area's vocal music scene, and OURBIGBAND... Continue Reading →

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