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NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Composer Pauline Kim Harris – ‘Ambient Chaconne’ For Violin & Electronics [PREMIERE RECORDING]

American violinist and composer Pauline Kim Harris performing the world premiere recording of her own new original work: ‘Ambient Chaconne’ for Solo Violin and...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Composer Vivian Fung – String Quartet No. 4 [NEW YORK PREMIERE]

The American String Quartet performing the New York premiere performance of Canadian composer Vivian Fung's String Quartet No. 4 'Insects and Machines'. Recorded live at...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Composer Lisa Bielawa – ‘Sanctuary Songs’ For Violin & Voice [PREMIERE]

Violinist Jennifer Koh performing the world premiere recording of American composer and vocalist Lisa Bielawa’s Sanctuary Songs for Solo Violin and Voice. “The idea came to me after...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Composer Steven Mackey – Berlioz’ ‘Harold in Italy’ Re-Imagined [WORLD PREMIERE ADAPTATION]

German violist Tabea Zimmermann performing the world premiere performance of acclaimed German-born American composer Steven Mackey's new re-imagining of Hector Berlioz’ ‘Harold in Italy’...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Composer Piotr Szewczyk – ‘Dopamine Rush’ for Two Violins [WORLD PREMIERE]

German violin duo, The Twiolins performing the world premiere performance of Polish-born composer Piotr Szewczyk's new 'Dopamine Rush' for Two Violins. Recorded live on the...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Composer Matthew Whittall – ‘Bright Ferment’ for String Quartet [PREMIERE]

The London-based Marmen Quartet performing Canadian-Finnish composer Matthew Whittall’s newly-premiered 'Bright Ferment' for String Quartet. The new 9 minute work was commissioned by the 2019...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Composer Andrei Pushkarev – Prokofiev 1st Violin Sonata (Arr. Violin, Strings & Percussion) [PREMIERE]

Swiss violinist Sebastian Bohren performing the world-premiere performance of Ukrainian composer Andrei Pushkarev’s new arrangement of Prokofiev’s Violin & Piano Sonata No. 1 Op. 80...

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...

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