The Pacifica Quartet plays all five of Elliott Carter’s string quartets on one program , Lorin Maazel tackles Berio and Brahms, and not one but two reviews of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra conducted by Mariss Jansons.
What are “The Z Files”?
The mystery begins. Hint: it involves a new partnership with some amazingly talented experts on information infrastructure. More soon…
Gene Gaudette is Managing Partner of Gaudette & Associates. He has nearly thirty years of experience within the music industry as a video, recording and interactive media producer, A&R director, product marketing strategist, artistic advisor, retail and record label manager, music journalist, database developer, composer, conductor and arranger, and is a member of the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences.
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New York Polyphony’s I Sing the Birth
With a little help from Avie Records‘ Simon Foster, remarkable producer Malcolm Bruno, and a few friends – including Anonymous 4 alumna Ruth Cunningham – New York Polyphony, a quartet of gentlemen who bring a highly individualistic sound and passionate musicality to a millennium of vocal music, have issued their first CD: a program of music for the festive season. You can order a copy here.
Full disclosure: I’m marketing advisor to Avie’s US distributor.
FT raves about Pinnock’s new Brandenburgs
My client Forte Distribution is distributing Trevor Pinnock’s new recording of Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos, just released on the UK’s hottest classical indie label, Avie. FT‘s Andrew Clark calls them “my first-choice recording of the Brandenburgs.” You can buy them here.