Zaimont: Pure, Cool (Water)

On November 24, Viennese audiences will be treated to the world premiere of Judith Lang Zaimont’s Pure, Cool (Water) Symphony No. 4, performed by the Janacek Philharmonie Ostrava at the Wiener Konzerthaus, conducted by Niels Muus. Commissioned and supported by The Sorel Organization, Pure, Cool (Water) is a 43-minute work written in honor of the […] Read more »

Paulus: THE VEIL OF TEARS (from TO BE CERTAIN OF THE DAWN)

Concert: Paulus: THE VEIL OF TEARS (from TO BE CERTAIN OF THE DAWN)Start Date: 2014-11-20End Date: 2014-11-22Location: Nashville SymphonyLink: http://www.nashvillesymphony.org/tickets/concert/brahms-piano-concerto-no-2Concert Information: Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor Schermerhorn Symphony Center Nashville, TN Read more »

Moravec: Psalms for the 21st Century

  “The poetry of The Psalms clearly transcends barriers of time and space….” And so, the international foundation Soli Deo Gloria (SDG) explains the inspiration behind its “Psalms Project,” which is sponsoring the November 2014 world premiere performances of Paul Moravec’s new choral work I Will Fear No Evil. Commissioned by SDG, I Will Fear […] Read more »

Lee: Innovative, Grounded, & Rewarding

On November 19, James Lee III’s new chamber work Passeios Harmônicos (Harmonic Trips/Tours) receives its world premiere at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte in Natal, Brazil. Currently on sabbatical from his post at Morgan State University (Baltimore, MD), Lee is spending the 2014 fall semester as a Fulbright Scholar traveling through Brazil […] Read more »

Locklair: CONCERTO FOR HARP & ORCHESTRA

Concert: Locklair: CONCERTO FOR HARP & ORCHESTRA Date: 2015-01-10 Location: Jill Whitman, harp; Yakima Symphony Sinfonietta Link: http://www.ysomusic.org/concerts/special-concerts/special-ii/ Concert Information: Lawrence Golan, conductor The 4th Street Theatre Yakima, WA Read more »

Locklair: ANGEL SONG *WORLD PREMIERE*

Concert: Locklair: ANGEL SONG *WORLD PREMIERE*Date: 2014-12-21Location: St. Paul’s Choir, Choristers and Chorale Link: http://www.stpauls-ws.org/Concert Information: Dr. John Cummins, Organist/Choirmaster St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Winston-Salem, NC Read more »

Abels: Fresh, Fun and Unique

If you’re in Mobile, AL on November 15 and 16, head on over to Saenger Theatre for the Mobile Symphony’s performances of Michael Abels’ Delights and Dances, featuring the Harlem String Quartet. Scott Speck conducts these performances as part of the orchestra’s “Beethoven and Blue Jeans” series. Harlem String Quartet violinist Melissa White comments, “Delights […] Read more »

Sierra: A Wonderful Concert Opener

  UPDATE:  The Allentown Symphony’s performances of Roberto Sierra’s Montuno were enthusiastically received by audiences and critics. Steve Siegel of The Morning Call noted, “Montuno was a slinky, seductive fusion of Spanish guitar and vocal music…[which] bloomed into a vibrant series of variations, each successively more energetic before coming to an exhilarating close…” Read the […] Read more »