On January 27, 2015 the Deutsche Grammophon has published the new CD from Mohammed Fairouz titeled "Follow, Poet". This is the first recording of the young, american composer by the Yellow Label. Furthermore with this album Universal Music Classics inaugurates the new serie "The Return to Language".
Gediminas Gelgotas new work for orchestra and ensemble, EXTRACULTURAL, had its world premiere at the Gewandhaus Leipzig on 17 January 2015. Commissioned by Kristjan Järvi and the MDR Symphony Orchestra, the work involves soloist appearances by members of Gelgotas ensemble NI&Co.
The recording of Gidon Kremer and his Kremerata Baltica solely of Mieczysław Weinberg’s works has been nominated for the upcoming Grammy Award in the category of ‚Best Classical Compendium'.
Our new catalogue of Polish-Jewish composer Mieczysław Weinberg (1919 – 1996), now enlarged by works previously unedited, displays his great wide-ranging musical repertoire.
This fine compilation of 17 short works for chamber orchestra is perfectly suited for a concert evening full of seasonal atmosphere. When added to an already existing orchestra program, each single piece of this repertoire can enhance the concert with an adequate Christmas note.