StevenGerber5Steven R. Gerber’s Symphony No. 1 will be featured on the Saturday, December 21 – 9:00 PM EST broadcast of WRTI Radio’s Now is the Time, hosted by Kile Smith. This edition of the show will also present music by Katherine Hoover, Fred Frith, Adrienne Albert and others. Listen online at

Symphony No. 1 has been recorded by the Russian Philharmonic Orchestra, Thomas Sanderling, conductor, for the Chandos label. More about it, including sound samples, at

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New York-based composer Steven R. Gerber’s music has gained international attention as a result of Chandos, Koch and Arabesque CD releases featuring several of his major orchestral works, including Symphony No. 1, Kurt Nikkanen’s performance of the Violin Concerto and Jon Manasse’s performance of the Clarinet Concerto. His orchestral work Music in Dark Times was commissioned by Vladimir Ashkenazy and the four World Premiere performances took place in March, 2009, with Maestro Ashkenazy conducting the San Francisco Symphony.

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