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03
May
2017
Mariel Roberts releases second solo recording, "Cartography"

CD Release event at National Sawdust at 10pm on 5.19

Cellist Mariel Roberts (Mivos Quartet, Wet Ink Ensemble, Ensemble Signal) releases her second solo recording including new works written for her by Davi∂ Brynjar Franzen, Cenk Ergün, George Lewis, and Eric Wubbels. Wubbels appears as a guest on piano and Ergun as a guest on live electronics. New …

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03
May
2017
John Glover's "Lucy" Receives D.C. Performances and Press

Critical acclaim via the Washington Post

Composer John Glover and librettist Kelley Rourke's poignant chamber opera, featuring baritone Andrew Wilkowske and the Red Shift Ensemble, received its East Coast premiere run of performances at the Atlas Performing Arts Center in Washington D.C., hosted by UrbanArias. The Washington Post …

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From the first releases on the label, a core element of New Focus' mission has been to feature composers, particularly American composers who were deeply invested in building on a lineage of contemporary composition in our community. Several exciting recent releases continue this committment. Mikel …

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