World premiere recording of Steven Mackey's Stumble to Grace (written especially for Orli Shaham in 2011) with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, David Robertson conducting. Also features John Adams's Hallelujah Junction (with Jon Kimura Parker) and China Gates.
Acclaimed composer David T. Little's work for Third Coast Percussion, Haunt of Last Nightfall, is a heart-wrenching response to a tragic moment in history, the massacre at El Mozote, El Salvador in December 1981.
Featuring: Diane Moser-piano/composer, Marty Ehrlich-alto sax/clarinet, Ben Williams-trombone, Mark Dresser-bass, Gerry Hemingway-drums, created with support from Chamber Music America’s 2003 New Works: Creation and Presentation Program, funded by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.
The histories of two Iowa towns (one real and fictional) have inspired the two extended works by Harvey Sollberger. The Red Cedar Trio – Jan Boland (flute) John Dowdall (guitar) Carey Bostian (cello) – are joined by Anthony Devroye (viola), Miera Kim (violin), Nancy McFarland Gaub (violin) and Lisa Ponton (viola).
Pianist/Composer Helen Sung's latest musical statement can be heard at the center, literally & figuratively, of her Concord Records debut: Anthem for a New Day, a 10-song set featuring a talented, diverse sextet including guest turns by Paquito D’Rivera & Regina Carter.