Grant Park Music Festival & Fawzi Haimor – Kareem Roustom Premiere

Conductor Fawzi Haimor led the Grant Park Orchestra in a tour-de-force program featuring Haydn’s final symphony, London, Hindemith’s Symphonic Metamorphosis, and the Midwest premiere of Syrian-born composer Kareem Roustom‘s Ramal. The concert is scheduled for July 12, 2017. Fawzi Haimor recently completed his tenure as Resident Conductor of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, and is set… Read More Grant Park Music Festival & Fawzi Haimor – Kareem Roustom Premiere

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

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

John David Earnest – Walla Walla Chamber Music Festival commission & premiere

John David Earnest‘s Commedia Gallery (2011) for flute, harp, and viola was both commissioned and premiered by the Walla Walla Chamber Music Festival. The performance took place June 10, 2017. Founded in 2007 by Artistic Director, Timothy Christie, the Walla Walla Chamber Music Festival (WWCMF) is held in the rolling landscape of vineyards and farmland of Walla… Read More John David Earnest – Walla Walla Chamber Music Festival commission & premiere