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NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Composer David Bird – ‘Apocrypha’ For Violin & Viola [WORLD PREMIERE]

New York-based violin and viola duo, andPlay, performing the world premiere performance of American electroacoustic and mixed-media composer David Bird’s 'Apocrypha' for solo violin...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Composer Philip Glass – ‘King Lear Overture’ [WORLD PREMIERE]

The New York Philharmonic today rehearsing in advance of the world premiere performance of eminent American composer Philip Glass’ newly-commissioned ‘King Lear Overture'. Commissioned by...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Composer Julian Gargiulo – Violin Sonata No. 3 [WORLD PREMIERE]

Violinist, VC Young Artist Nathan Meltzer performing the world-premiere performance of American composer and pianist Julian Gargiulo’s Sonata for Violin & Piano No. 3...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Composer Samuel Adler – Violin Concerto [PREMIERE RECORDING]

Korean-American violinist Siwoo Kim performing the world-premiere recording of acclaimed American composer Samuel Adler’s Violin Concerto - with conductor Emily Freeman Brown and the...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Composer Michael Torke – ‘Sky’ Violin Concerto [PREMIERE]

Violinist, VC Artist Tessa Lark performing the world premiere recording of American composer Michael Torke’s newly-premiered 'Sky' Concerto for Violin & Orchestra - with conductor David...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Composer Wynton Marsalis – Violin Concerto [PREMIERE RECORDING]

Scottish violinist Nicola Benedetti performing the world premiere recording of composer and jazz legend Wynton Marsalis' newly-premiered Violin Concerto in D - with conductor...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Composer Avner Dorman – Double Concerto [WORLD PREMIERE]

Violinist Pinchas Zukerman and cellist Amanda Forsyth rehearsing prior to the world premiere performance of Israeli composer Avner Dorman’s Double Concerto for Violin, Cello...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Composer Anna Clyne’s New ‘DANCE’ Cello Concerto [WORLD PREMIERE]

Israeli-born cellist Inbal Segev last week rehearsing for the world premiere performance of British-born American composer Anna Clyne’s new Cello Concerto 'DANCE' - with...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Composer Pierre Jalbert – Piano Quintet [WORLD PREMIERE]

The University of Illinois-based Jupiter String Quartet with Australian pianist Bernadette Harvey performing the world premiere performance of composer Pierre Jalbert's new Piano Quintet. "I’ve...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Composer Ellen Taaffe Zwilich – ‘Fantasy’ for Solo Violin [PREMIERE RECORDING]

South Korean violin virtuoso Jinjoo Cho performing the world premiere recording of acclaimed American composer Ellen Taaffe Zwilich’s Fantasy for Solo Violin. Commissioned for the 2014 International...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Composer Andrew Norman – ‘Peculiar Strokes’ For String Quartet [PREMIERE]

New York City-based Argus Quartet performing the world premiere recording of American composer Andrew Norman’s Peculiar Strokes for String Quartet. “Being an amateur string player, I've always been...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Composer Jack Frerer – ‘Stutter Step’ For Piano Trio [PREMIERE RECORDING]

Violinist VC Young Artist Kevin Zhu, cellist Phillip Sheegog and pianist Tengku Irfan performing the world premiere recording of Australian-American composer Jack Frerer’s Stutter Step for Piano...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Composer Eleanor Alberga’s String Quartet No. 1 [PREMIERE RECORDING]

The Ensemble Arcadiana performing the world premiere recording of Jamaican composer Eleanor Alberga's String Quartet No. 1. "My three quartets were written within a few...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Vago Zakaryan Violin Concerto World Premiere [2018]

Armenian violinist Sergey Khachatryan performing composer Vago Zakaryan's newly-premiered Violin Concerto - with conductor Eduard Topchyan and the Armenian National Philharmonic Orchestra. Premiered on the...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Composer Michael Oesterle – ‘Stand Alone’ for Solo Violin [PREMIERE]

Austrian violinist Johanna Pichlmair performing German-born Canadian composer Michael Oesterle’s new-premiered Stand Alone for Solo Violin. "Stand Alone is a monologue of brooding nostalgia with flashes...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Composer Lyell Cresswell – ‘Chatoyance’ For Solo Violin [PREMIERE]

23-year-old Australian violinist Harry Ward performing New Zealand composer Lyell Cresswell's new-premiered Chatoyance for Solo Violin. Commissioned by the 2019 Michael Hill International Violin Competition, the...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Composer Graham Reynolds – ‘The Brain’ For Cello & Electronics [PREMIERE RECORDING]

World-renowned American cellist Jeffrey Zeigler performing the world premiere recording of American composer Graham Reynolds’ The Brain for Amplified Cello and Electronics. The 8 minute...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Composer Clarice Assad – ‘Metamorfose’ for Viola & Piano [PREMIERE]

Violist, VC Young Artist Matthew Lipman and pianist Henry Kramer performing the world premiere performance of Brazilian-American composer Clarice Assad’s Metamorfose for Viola and Piano. “Matthew Lipman,...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Composer Jeremy Gill – ‘Lascia fare mi’ for 2 Violins [PREMIERE]

Violinists Mandy Wolman and Beverly Shin performing the world premiere performance of American composer Jeremy Gill’s Lascia fare mi Duet for 2 Violins. "Violinist Mandy...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Composer Niloufar Nourbakhsh – ‘Veiled’ for Cello & Electronics [PREMIERE]

New York-based cellist Amanda Gookin performing the world premiere performance of Iranian composer Niloufar Nourbakhsh’s new work: ‘Veiled’ for Solo Cello and Looping Electronic Elements. “This...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Composer Danny Elfman – ‘Eleven Eleven’ Violin Concerto [NEWLY-PREMIERED]

Acclaimed American film-score composer Danny Elfman discusses his newly world-premiered Eleven Eleven Concerto for Violin and Orchestra. The 4 movement dramatic, lyrical, highly-rhythmical and virtuosic work...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Composer Michael Kurth – ‘Everything Lasts Forever’ [PREMIERE RECORDING]

American composer Michael Kurth’s world premiere recording of ‘Everything Lasts Forever’ for Orchestra - with conductor Robert Spano and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. "I've been...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Composer Tyshawn Sorey – ‘Everything Changes, Nothing Changes’ For String Quartet [PREMIERE]

The New York-based JACK Quartet performing the American premiere performance of American composer Tyshawn Sorey’s new work: Everything Changes, Nothing Changes for String Quartet. "Last summer,...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Er-Gene Kahng – Florence Price Violin Concerto No. 2 [RECENT DISCOVERY]

American violinist Er-Gene Kahng performing the world premiere recording of the recently discovered 2nd Violin Concerto of 20th Century African-American composer, Florence Price. “Florence Price was...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Cellist Julia Kent – ‘Floating City’ for Solo Cello & Electronics [PREMIERE]

Vancouver-born New York-based cellist Julia Kent performing the world premiere performance of her own original new work: 'Floating City' for Solo Cello and Looping...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Composer Christopher L. Stone – ‘Siddhartha Cello Concerto’ [2018]

Cellist Andrew Shulman performing American composer Christopher L. Stone's newly-premiered tone poem 'Siddhartha Cello Concerto' - with the composer conducting the Pro Arte Orchestra...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Two-Time Grammy Award-Winning Kernis Violin Concerto [NEW]

Violinist James Ehnes performing the 2017 world-premiere of the Aaron Jay Kernis Violin Concerto - with conductor Ludovic Morlot and the Seattle Symphony Orchestra. The new three movement...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Paul Neubauer & Wu Han – Shostakovich’s Recently Discovered Viola ‘Impromptu’ [2018]

Violist Paul Neubauer and pianist Wu Han performing the US West Coast premiere of Dmitry Shostakovich's recently discovered Impromptu for Viola and Piano Op. 33. "On September...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Katharina Rosenberger – ‘Folds’ for Solo Violin & Electronics [PREMIERE]

New York-based violinist Miranda Cuckson performing the world premiere performance of intermedia artist Katharina Rosenberger and projection designer John Burnett’s Folds for Solo Violin and Electronics. "John and...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Composer Morgan Gerstmar – ‘In Seconds, Then Beats’ for String Quartet [PREMIERE]

The world premiere performance of Los Angeles-based violist and composer Morgan Gerstmar's 'In Seconds, then Beats' for string quartet. The 12 minute work was composed as part...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Violinist Daniel Hope – Alan Fletcher Violin Concerto, Aspen Festival [2018]

British violin virtuoso Daniel Hope leading and performing American composer Alan Fletcher’s newly-premiered Violin Concerto - with the Aspen Festival Ensemble. Recorded live on the...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Mendelssohn Octet (Arr. Full Orchestra With Winds) [2017]

New York's Ensemble 212 performing Mendelssohn's Octet in E Flat Major Op. 20 - arranged for full orchestra with winds. Recorded live on the 17th...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Alexander Izosimov Violin Concerto No. 2 – World Premiere [2018]

Russian violinist Vladislav Pesin performing the world premiere performance of composer Alexander Izosimov‘s Violin Concerto No. 2. Recorded on the 24th of May, 2018 - with conductor Arkady...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Alma Deutscher Violin Concerto in G Minor, 12 Years Old [2017]

The then 12-year-old English violinist and composer Alma Deutscher performing her own original full-length Violin Concerto in G minor. Recorded live in July, 2017, with conductor Joji...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Gediminas Gelgotas Violin Concerto No. 1 – World Premiere [2018]

21-year-old Swiss violinist David Nebel performing the world premiere performance of Lithuanian composer Gediminas Gelgotas' Violin Concerto No. 1. Recorded on the 7th of July,...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Lara St. John & Matt Herskowitz – ‘Canada 151 Proof’ [2018]

Canadian violinist Lara St. John and pianist Matt Herskowitz present Canada 151 Proof - 17 original genre variations and theme on Canada's national anthem, O...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Rachmaninoff – ‘Rhapsody On a Theme of Paganini’ for Solo Violin & Piano [NEW-ARRANGEMENT]

Violinist Joo Young Oh and pianist Carlos Avila performing their own original arrangement for solo violin and piano of Rachmaninoff's Rhapsody on a Theme of...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Composer Christopher Cerrone’s Concerto for Violin and Orchestra ‘Breaks and Breaks’ [2018]

Violinist Jennifer Koh performing American composer Christopher Cerrone‘s world-premiere performance of Concerto for Violin and Orchestra 'Breaks and Breaks' - with conductor Peter Oundjian and the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. Recorded...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Israeli Composer Yair Klartag’s ‘Half Tiger, Half Poet’ for Solo Violin [2018]

18-year-old Armenian violinist Diana Adamyan performing Israeli composer Yair Klartag's newly-premiered work: Half Tiger, Half Poet for solo violin. The 4-minute solo work was commissioned for the...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | South Korean Composer Jaehyuck Choi’s ‘Self in Mind’ for Solo Violin [2018]

10-year-old Australian violinist Christian Li performing South Korean composer Jaehyuck Choi's newly-premiered work 'Self in Mind' for solo violin. "Through Self in Mind, I tried to capture the...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Composer Conrad Tao – ‘Threads of Contact’ for Violin & Piano [2018]

Violinist VC Artist Paul Huang and pianist Orion Weiss performing the first movement from American composer and piano virtuoso Conrad Tao's newly-premiered Threads of Contact for Violin...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Pianist Sean Chen – Bach’s Solo Violin Sonata No. 3 (Arr. Piano) [2018]

American pianist Sean Chen performing his own solo piano arrangement of the Largo from Bach's Violin Sonata No. 3 in C Major. Recorded live on the...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Serbian Composer Milica Paranosic – ‘Čoček’ for Violin & Piano [2018]

Serbian-born composer Milica Paranosic’s new virtuosic violin & piano arrangement of the traditional Macedonian circle dance: Čoček. Recorded live on the 15th of March, 2018 by violinist Lara...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Adam Schoenberg – Violin Concerto ‘Orchard in Fog’ [2018 WORLD PREMIERE]

The world premiere performance of American composer Adam Schoenberg’s Violin Concerto ‘Orchard in Fog’ – performed by violin soloist Anne Akiko Meyers, conductor Sameer Patel...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Composer Thomas Adès – Newly-Premiered Ligeti Violin Concerto Cadenza [2018]

VC Artist Augustin Hadelich performing a newly-premiered original cadenza for György Ligeti's Violin Concerto - written by acclaimed British composer Thomas Adès. Recorded live on January 25th, 2018...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Violinist Guy Braunstein – Original New Violin Arrangement of Puccini’s ‘Tosca’ [NEW]

Former Berlin Philharmonic Concertmaster Guy Braunstein's new and original violin and piano arrangement of Puccini's beloved aria ‘E lucevan le stelle’ from 'Tosca'. Recorded with pianist...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | VC Artist Augustin Hadelich – New Original Brahms Violin Concerto Cadenza [NEW]

Italian-German VC Artist Augustin Hadelich performing his own new original, never-before-performed cadenza to the 1st movement of Brahms' Violin Concerto in D Major. Recorded live on...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Thomas Hewitt Jones: ‘Christmas Violin Concerto’ [NEW]

English violinist Simon Hewitt Jones, performing composer Thomas Hewitt Jones' newly-premiered special Christmas holiday-themed Violin Concerto: 'Christmas Party'. Recorded on the Signum Classics label - with conductor Gavin...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Bach’s ‘Goldberg Variations’ (Arr. String Orchestra) [NEW ARRANGEMENT]

Norwegian violinist Henning Kraggerud and composer Bernt Simen Lund's newly-premiered original arrangement of Bach's monumental 'Goldberg Variations' - for string chamber orchestra. Recorded live on...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Qigang Chen – ‘Reflections of a Vanished Time’ US Premiere [2017]

French cello virtuoso Gautier Capuçon performing the US-premiere performance of Chinese composer Qigang Chen’s ‘Reflections of a Vanished Time' for solo cello and orchestra. Recorded...

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