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May-31-2022 —

Beginning in 2023-24, Rolston String Quartet will champion John Adams's formidable Absolute Jest for string quartet and orchestra.

“Absolute Jest may well be the finest concerto for string quartet and orchestra ever written.”
— Lawrence A. Johnson, Chicago Classical Review

 

May-19-2022 —

Michael Stephen Brown is set to perform his Concerto for Piano and Strings (2020) with the NFM Leopoldinum Orchestra and conductor Joseph Swensen in Wroclaw, Poland at the Main Hall of the NFM on June 12th. The concerto has recently been performed in the US by various orchestras and was co-commissioned by the Gilmore Keyboard Festival and the NFM Leopoldinum Orchestra.

Apr-13-2022 —

To commemorate the 350th anniversary of the City of Charleston, Harlem Quartet will partner with the Charleston Symphony this weekend for the world premiere of Edward Hart's A Charleston Concerto.

Mar-31-2022 —

The quartet will perform the world premiere of Magic Gardens by Augusta Read Thomas.

Mar-27-2022 —

Led by Conductor and Artistic Director Piotr Gajewski, the National Philharmonic debuted "America's Requiem: A Knee on the Neck"—a colossal and captivating meditation on George Floyd and the reckoning of a nation—flanked by a chorus of 135 singers and fronted by trio of powerhouse soloists.

Mar-17-2022 —

In her first-ever appearance with the esteemed San Diego Symphony, Venezuelan-born pianist Gabriela Martinez will bring her virtuosic talent to the symphony's new home—the state-of-the-art Rady Shell—on May 6 and 7, 2022.

 

Dec-21-2021 —

Apollo's Fire and Jeannette Sorrell team up with violinist Francisco Fullana as musical storytellers in this innovative and energizing approach to Vivaldi's iconic work. 

Nov-18-2021 —

The Syrian-born clarinetist and composer has partenered with SAM for soloist engagements and chamber music collaborations in North America.

Jul-24-2021 —

New York-based Harlem Quartet, long distinguished for its residency activities at a range of performing organizations and educational institutions, begins a new affiliation this fall as Quartet in Residence at Montclair State University in northeastern New Jersey.

Jan-30-2021 —

Noctuelles, a new solo album from pianist-composer Michael Brown featuring two gems of the 20th century piano repertoire, was released January 22 by the British label First Hand Records.

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Gabriela Martinez, piano
Valentina Peleggi, conductor
Richmond Symphony (Richmond, VA)