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Kondonassis Releases American Harp

Kondonassis Releases American Harp

Acclaimed recording artist Yolanda Kondonassis has just released her new album, American Harp, which includes works by Elliott Carter, John Cage, Lowell Lieberman, John Williams, Norman Dello Joio, Hannah Lash, and Stephen Paulus. "I've wanted to make this recording...

Gilchrist Releases The Ostinato Project

Gilchrist Releases The Ostinato Project

Maeve Gilchrist has released The Ostinato Project, her new recording that she describes as "an exploration and celebration of the harp with a focus on utilizing both hands as independent voices." The album features eight tracks of mostly original works, along with the...

Anneleen Lenaerts Releases Chopin & Liszt

Anneleen Lenaerts Releases Chopin & Liszt

Belgian harpist Anneleen Lenaerts has released a recording featuring the composers Chopin & Liszt, which is also the name of her new recording for Challenge Records Int. The tracks include piano transcriptions by Henriette Renie, De Wayne Fulton, and Lenaerts...

Harpists Receive Grammy Consideration

Harpists Receive Grammy Consideration

At least two harpists have received Grammy nomination consideration. We're not entirely sure what that means, but what the heck, we think you should know about it. Maria Lusia Rayan-Forero is being considered for a nomination under Best Classical Instrumental solo for...

Catrin Finch and John Rutter on “Blessing”

Catrin Finch and John Rutter on “Blessing”

Watch Catrin Finch and John Rutter talk about their new recording Blessing in an interview with Classic FM. The recording is a collaboration between Finch and the composer John Rutter and includes his Suite Lyrique, which was written for her. Read more about Catrin on...

Carol Robbins Releases New CD

Carol Robbins Releases New CD

Carol Robbins latest CD release, Moraga, is already getting some hot press following her September 23 release performance at Vitello's Jazz and Super Club in North Hollywood, Calif. According to review blogger Don Heckman, Robbins displayed the skills of an...

Emmanuel Ceysson Releases Opera Fantaisie

Emmanuel Ceysson Releases Opera Fantaisie

French harpist Emmaneul Ceysson is set to release his new CD, Opera Fantaisie, any day now. The solo harpist with the Paris Opera has put together a collection of transcriptions of operatic themes by Parish Alvars (Norma and Lucia de Lamermoor), Kühne (Eugene Onegin),...

The Myriad Trio Releases CD

The Myriad Trio Releases CD

The Myriad Trio, featuring Julie Smith (harp), along with Demarre McGill (flute) and Che-Yen Chen (viola), has released their new CD The Eye of Night. The work features the Elegiac Trio by Bax as well as Debussy's Sonate for Flute, Viola, and Harp. Also included are a...

Duo Scorpio releases new CD

Duo Scorpio releases new CD

Duo Scorpio, the harp duo featuring Kristi Shade and Kathryn Andrews, has released their first CD, "Scorpion Tales." The recording features the contemporary works "Raga," by Caroline Lizotte, "Parvis," by Bernard Andres, and "Scorpion Tales," by Rob Paterson, who the...