Thursday, December 2, 2021

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Composer Anna Clyne's String Quartet for "Woman Holding a Balance"

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Anna recently talked with The Violin Channel about the project. "The music for 'Woman Holding a Balance' is composed for string quartet and is a...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Alessandro Rolla's “Arpeggio in E Flat Major” for Solo Viola

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Mönkemeyer discussed the work with The Violin Channel and the influence of Alessandro Rolla, the teacher of legendary violin virtuoso Niccolo Paganini. "Alessandro Rolla was...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Premiere Recording of Composer Dan Visconti's “Eternal Breath”

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Written in 2011, "Eternal Breath" features all eight string players. The Violin Channel recently interviewed composer Dan Visconti to discuss the piece. "'Eternal Breath' was commissioned...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Ludomir Różycki’s Rediscovered Violin Concerto

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Violinist Janusz Wawrowski spoke directly with The Violin Channel about his own reconstruction of Różycki’s Violin Concerto. "Ludomir Różycki’s (1883-1953) name was familiar to me...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Derrick Spiva Jr.'s “Mind the Rhythm”

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The world premiere was co-directed by dancer/choreographer Shauna Davis and Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra's (LACO) creative director of digital content, James Darrah. Composer Derrick Spiva...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Composer Sid Richardson's LUNE for Violin & Fixed Media

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Richardson spoke with The Violin Channel on the genesis of his new piece. "The inspiration for this work came from the sounds of the natural...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Composer Carlos Simon's "Fate Now Conquers"

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Simon spoke exclusively with The Violin Channel about the piece which was written in 2020. "This piece was inspired by a journal entry from Ludwig...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Composer Reinaldo Moya — “Ghostwritten Variations”

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Venezuelan-American composer Reinaldo Moya talked to The Violin Channel about his work and the inspiration behind the piece. "As a composer deeply interested in literature,...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Rasmus Puur’s Violin Concerto [PREMIERE]

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Rasmus spoke with The Violin Channel about his piece, which premiered on September 13, 2020 in Parnu, Estonia. Violinist Linda-Anette Verte asked the composer to...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Composer Mary Kouyoumdjian — “They Will Take My Island”

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The Violin Channel received exclusive access to the film's trailer as well as an interview with the composer. Premiering on January 26th, "They Will Take...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Seth Grosshandler’s Violin Sonata World Premiere

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"During the pandemic, violinist Christina Bouey and her husband Michael Sinocropi, a trumpetist and recording engineer, escaped New York City to upstate New York...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Counter Paint: The Art of Fugue — an Interdisciplinary Collaboration

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"Friction Quartet, Danny Clay, and I wanted to create an interdisciplinary collaborative work that incorporated elements of classical music, collaborative painting, graphic notation, and...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Anna Clyne’s “Stride” for String Orchestra

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“'Stride' draws inspiration from Ludwig van Beethoven's Piano Sonata No. 8 in C minor, Op. 13, commonly known as Sonata Pathétique,” Ms. Clyne told...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Penderecki’s Violin Sonata No. 1 Transcribed for Cello and Piano

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Krzysztof Penderecki, who is regarded as one of the greatest composers of the 20th and 21st centuries, passed away in March of this year. The...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Composer & Violist Garth Knox “Quartet for One” World Premiere

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"'Quartet for One’ all happens inside the head of a locked-down viola player who dreams he is giving a string-quartet concert in front of...

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