A Putlizer Prize-winning opera that recounts the true story of a spontaneous cease-fire among Scottish, French and Germans during World War I, displaying versatility of style and cutting straight to the heart.
Awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 2012, Kevin Puts now stands in the forefront of contemporary American composers. His powerfully conceived Symphony No. 2 is a musical illustration of the events of 9/11 and traces a movement from unsuspecting bliss and rhapsody through violent upheaval to a reflective e
This album by the ensemble features the title track, Network, as the explosive album opener.
CD dedicated solely to the chamber works of Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Kevin Puts. Featuring performances by BCMF from its 2013/14 summer festivals (Rounds for Robin recorded in 2015) and produced by Grammy award winner Adam Abeshouse.
Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Kevin Puts (b. 1972) is known for his distinctive and richly colored musical voice. Making their label début, Marin Alsop and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra perform Puts' Symphony No. 4 ("From Mission San Juan"), inspired by Native American melodies.
Tim Fain has constructed an adventurous and exciting recital of American violin music. It takes in the concert version of Philip Glass' Einstein on the Beach-Fain "played the hell out of the piece", the composer says-as well as William Bolcom' nostalgic G.
2009 New Dynamic Records Timothy Jones, bass-baritone Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble; Kevin Noe, Conductor
Comprising the University's most accomplished musicians, The University of Georgia Wind Ensemble commissions and premieres new compositions and performs other significant works from the wind band repertoire. From Holst' Hammersmith
This is a disc that invites listeners to consider a new perspective on J.S. Bach's PARTITA IN D MINOR, by offering it the context of four new works by composers who looked to the past for inspiration.
This was the first CD of The Ying Quartet's acclaimed Life Music series. LifeMusic is a series of commissions from established or emerging American composers, and each work draws on a different aspect of American life.
Makoto Nakura is the first marimbist to win a Young Concert Artist's Award. He has made acclaimed recital debuts with the Y.C.A. series at New York's 92nd Street Y and Washington's Kennedy Center.
Kleos Classics/Helicon Records KL5133 Yayoi Toda, Todd Palmer and Makoto Nakura
2010 Albany Records Mark Rush, violin
Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra Miguel Harth-Bedoya, Conductor Michael Shih, violin
Xylem is a short, energetic piece that amplifies a microscopic world, creating perpetual motion punctuated by explosive bursts. It takes its name from the tissue made of long tubular open-ended cells that conducts water from the soil up to the various parts of plants.