The Naxos
Composer of the Month

In July, Naxos released its recording of Roy Harris’s Symphonies 3 and 4, part of a complete cycle of the composer’s symphonies.  

Roy HARRIS: Symphony No. 3 and No. 4, “Folk Song Symphony”
Colorado Symphony and Chorus, Marin Alsop

CD of the Month

Toru TAKEMITSU: A Flock Descends into the Pentagonal Garden, etc.
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Marin Alsop

Roy Harris: Symphonies 3 and 4
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John Tavener: Lament for Jerusalem
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Classical Music Spotlight presents a special interview with Maestro Leonard Slatkin
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William Bolcom's Songs of Innocence and of Experience
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Wednesday, November 02, 2005
American Composers Orchestra Premieres Serebrier Symphony No. 3 November 11th

On November 11th, the American Composers Orchestra will perform the world premiere live performance of Josť Serebrierís Symphony No. 3 Symphonie Mystique--a work that has been released already on CD from Naxos--at Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall. The performance will be repeated on November 13th at the Zellerbach Theater at the Annenberg Center for the Arts in Philadelphia.

As a conductor, Serebrier has recorded extensively for Naxos. His recording of Ned Roremís Symphonies Nos. 1-3 (8559149) was nominated for three GRAMMY Awards in 2004 and his CD of William Schumanís Violin Concerto with Philip Quint (8559083) was nominated for two GRAMMY Awards.