David Conte – world premieres of American Death Ballads

David Conte‘s award-winning American Death Ballads received its European premiere, performed for the first time ever, with voice and orchestra. (June 30, 2017, London). The piece later received its French premiere in its original version for voice and piano.  (July 4, 2017, Paris) Performers for each venue:  London House, London, England: Goodensemble Michael Poll, Conductor Brian Thorsett,… Read More David Conte – world premieres of American Death Ballads

Kareem Roustom’s work for solo clarinet & electronics to receive European premiere: Pierre Boulez Saal

Fellow composers and clarinetists Jörg Widmann and Kinan Azmeh will lead audiences on a musical journey of discovery through three centuries, in a program that will include works from three continents by Mozart, Stravinsky, Poulenc, Elliot Carter, Steve Reich, Solhi al-Wadi, and Kareem Roustom, as well as Widmann and Azmeh. Kareem Roustom‘s A Muffled Scream for… Read More Kareem Roustom’s work for solo clarinet & electronics to receive European premiere: Pierre Boulez Saal

Consonance-Dissonance: ACLU Fundraising Concert includes work by Kareem Roustom

Kareem Roustom‘s Buhur for clarinet and string trio will receive its West Cost Premiere in a benefit concert and exhibit in Los Angeles, CA scheduled for June 21, 2017. The program will also feature music of Golijov, Palestrina, Shostakovich, and Villa-Lobos in an eclectic program alongside a painting exhibit by Guy Walker. All proceeds raised will be… Read More Consonance-Dissonance: ACLU Fundraising Concert includes work by Kareem Roustom

ECS Publishing Group receives Paul Revere Awards for Graphic Excellence

Established in 1964 in honor of the 200th anniversary of the first music engraving in American by the famous silversmith Paul Revere, these awards were initially given as a means of alerting the music industry to the advantages of providing the best possible publication from the viewpoint of engraving, graphic arts and production standards. Today… Read More ECS Publishing Group receives Paul Revere Awards for Graphic Excellence

Featured Recording: Jane Wang Considers the Dragonfly, music by Elena Ruehr

A delightful recording of Elena Ruher’s Chamber Works. Called a “composer to watch” by Opera News, Elena Ruehr’s music has been performed by the Borremeo String Quartet, the Shanghai String Quartet, the Boston Modern Orchestra Project (where she was composer in residence from 2000-2005), and the Cincinnati Symphony, among others. Dr. Ruehr was a fellow… Read More Featured Recording: Jane Wang Considers the Dragonfly, music by Elena Ruehr