American Vernacular featured as Q2 Album of the Week!

Collection of American piano premieres on "vernacular" theme

Nicholas Phillips' laudable new commissioning project, American Vernacular, featuring new solo piano works by composers ranging from David Rakowski to Ethan Wickman to Joel Puckett, was featured recently as Q2's Album of the Week as well as in a review in Sequenza 21.  "Phillips achieves the …

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Cellist Kivie Cahn-Lipman, founding member of ICE and director and founder of early music ensemble ACRONYM celebrates the release of his new recording of Bach's complete suites for solo cello with an event at Spectrum on Saturday January 11. Lipman's Bach is informed by his study of alternative …

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NF releases make Best of 2013 Lists!

Time Out Chicago, Rhapsody, and New Yorker plug NF artists

Time Out Chicago, Rhapsody, the New Yorker, and NPR all mentioned New Focus releases in their Best of 2013 lists. Three New Focus releases were included in Time Out's listing citing Tony Arnold and Jacob Greenberg's rendition of Messiaen's Harawi, Third Coast Percussion's Resounding Earth by …

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