Marilyn Nonken's dynamic performances of the music of Drew Baker on their New Focus release was featured in an insightful full length article in the British publication, International Piano. "Nonken, director of piano studies at New York University’s Steinhardt School, has long been a believer …Continue reading →
Messiaen: Harawi - Album of the Week on Q2!
Soprano Tony Arnold and Pianist Jacob Greenberg's performance of Messiaen's exotic song cycle Harawi is being featured on WXQR's Q2 as Album of the Week. In a review of the recording, Seth Colter Wells hails the recording as "one of the best new interpretations of Messiaen in years." check out the …Continue reading →
Dai Fujikura launches new subimprint
Critically acclaimed London based composer Dai Fujikura has launched a subimprint of New Focus Recordings for recordings of his music, Minabel Records. The first album, released in digital format only, features performances by the Arditti Quartet, Vox Humana, and the Goldfield Ensemble. Stay tuned …Continue reading →