Historic Scenes, New Music, and the MFO: Czech Republic Sessions

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.

Total Classical Eclipse

On February 29th, 1979, the last total solar eclipse took over the news and mobilized people to travel from all over the world and cross country to get the perfect view. 38 years later, the past is repeating itself. Walter Cronkite's iconic coverage of the clip is getting played over and over again, NASA is... Continue Reading →

June 2017 New Music on Navona and Ravello Records

Help kick off the beginning of summer by celebrating new music from Navona and Ravello Records, featuring Les Délices, Sergio Cervetti, Jan Jirásek and JITRO, Allen Brings, and Demetrius Spaneas. Listen now... https://open.spotify.com/user/parma.recordings/playlist/4ve47RuMr6IW7imAZw4YPq   Want to know more? Keep reading... AGE OF INDULGENCE  |  Les Délices Early music ensemble Les Délices presents an exquisite compendium of... Continue Reading →

The Inside Story: Sergio Cervetti, Take 2

Described as a composer of “emotionally dense” works by Sonograma, Uruguayan-born Sergio Cervetti, a longtime PARMA friend, and artist, has firmly established himself in the New Music scene, winning several prizes for his compositions and having them performed for international audiences, and in films, including Natural Born Killers. Today Cervetti is our next featured artist in... Continue Reading →

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