It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and what better way to celebrate than with music? We’ve handpicked a selection of our holiday and winter tunes, from traditional Christmas carols to wintry piano performances, so you can enjoy your favorite holiday tunes while also discovering something new. Follow our Classical Holiday playlist on Spotify... Continue Reading →
This fall, PARMA returned to one of our favorite locations for making music: the Czech Republic. Filled with culture, history, and some of the most prominent contemporary orchestras, the Czech Republic is a hub of musical activity. CEO Bob Lord was especially hard at work this round of sessions, recording with three different symphony orchestras... Continue Reading →
In the Czech Republic, old and new stand side by side. Contemporary sculptures stand a few blocks from 1,000-year-old cathedrals. Vehicles wind their way down narrow cobblestone streets. Modern music is recorded by orchestras celebrating over seven decades of performance history. This June, PARMA Recordings CEO Bob Lord and VP of Design and Marketing Brett Picknell took to the streets, restaurants, and recording halls of the Czech Republic for a week of sessions with the Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra (MFO). Between exploring sights from the Žižkov Television Tower to the Prague Castle, the team worked alongside the cast and crew at Reduta Hall to produce new works by PARMA veteran composers: Sergio Cervetti, Michael Cunningham, and Mark Dal Porto.
A few weeks ago you may remember that we had three big recording sessions going on all at the same time. While CEO Bob Lord and A&R Representative Marina Altschiller were in the Czech Republic, our Sessions Manager Levi Brown, Grammy-winning producer Brad Michel, and our Social Media Specialist Samantha Granville, were in the heart of... Continue Reading →
We went to the Czech Republic last month to record once again with the Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra, one of our top partner ensembles, this time including works by contemporary composers Carl Vollrath, John Carollo, and Daniel Crozier. It was a nice time of year to experience Moravia, and I wanted to write up a quick post to... Continue Reading →