For this edition of "Take 5" we interview David Skidmore, co-founder of Third Coast Percussion. On February 12, we will be releasing the ensemble's Cedille debut album Third Coast Percussion | Steve Reich. You can hear excerpts of the album and pre-order it here. Read More »
Today Cedille is excited to announce GRAMMY nominations for three fantastic Chicago classical albums: Read More »
Cedille is excited for today's release of Mythology Symphony: Orchestral Works by Stacy Garrop! To celebrate, check out our recent conversation with the Chicago based composer about the history behind the title piece, Mythology Symphony: Read More »
On November 13, Cedille is excited to release Mythology Symphony: Orchestral Works by Stacy Garrop, featuring performances by the Chicago College of Performing Arts (CCPA) Symphony and Chamber Orchestras. This is the first album devoted to orchestral music by Stacy Garrop, an American composer whose work exudes “vision and breadth” (Gramophone). It features world-premiere recordings of three works, including the spacious and cinematic Mythology Symphony. Characterized by Garrop’s signature lyricism and vivid storytelling, the five-movement symphony, inspired by female figures from Greek mythology, receives a vibrant and compelling performance by Billboard-charting international conductor Alondra de la Parra. Read More »
Cedille Records extends our congratulations to Jennifer Koh who was jusy named “ 2016 Instrumentalist of the Year” by Musical America. Since 1960, the Musical America Awards have been “recognizing artistic excellence and achievement in the arts.” Past award winners include Leonard Bernstein, Itzhak Perlman, and Riccardo Muti. In its award announcement, Musical America praises Koh as an “all-time original” and a prolific artist: Read More »
For this edition of "Take 5" we interview virtuoso violinist and longtime Cedille artist, Rachel Barton Pine. In September, she released her new album with Chicago-based period ensemble Ars Antigua, Vivaldi: the Complete Viola d'Amore Concertos. You can hear excerpts of the album here or watch her live performance on the viola d'amore at this year's Soiree Cedille here. Read More »
To celebrate #NewMusicFriday, this edition of Cedille’s new interview series “Take 5” features cellist and founding member of eighth blackbird, Nicholas Photinos. eighth blackbird has recorded extensively on the Cedille label (and won a few Grammys along the way for strange imaginary animals, Lonely Motel: Music from Slide, and meanwhile). Their newest album, FILAMENT, is available today.
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Welcome to a new series of blog posts from Cedille Records! Take 10 will feature interviews with Cedille Artists. This interview took place on Friday August 14, 2014, the release of date of Illuminations by the Avalon String Quartet featuring an original composition by Stacy Garrop. For more information, view the album page here.
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Cedille Records celebrates today the release of Illuminations, the Avalon String Quartet’s Cedille debut album. The Avalon String Quartet, a “remarkably fine ensemble” (The Strad), has recorded an irresistible and richly varied program of captivating works by Claude Debussy, Benjamin Britten, Osvaldo Golijov, and rising American composer Stacy Garrop. Read More »
- Best of 2017!
- Take 5: Sean Connors (Third Coast Percussion)
- Behind the Scenes with Sound Engineer Bill Maylone
- Featured Playlist: Nathalie Joachim
- Take 5: Nathalie Joachim (Eighth Blackbird)
- Take 5: Camden Shaw (Dover Quartet)
- Musical Partnership Award: Merit School of Music
- Sneak Peek: Alla Zingarese
- Monthly Playlist feat. Anthony McGill
- Take 5: McGill/McHale Trio