On September 30th, Naïve Classique will release Igor Kamenz Plays Scarlatti. The album will feature recordings by the prize-winning Russian pianist of 18 of Domenico Scarlatti’s harpsichord sonatas played on piano. This summer also brings Igor Kamenz’s long-awaited New York debut, playing Beethoven and Liszt in two solo pre-concert recitals on August 19th and 20th in New York City as part of Lincoln Center’s Mostly Mozart Festival.
A new ALIAS concert season and Arts & Flowers returns
“Last year’s event was a breathtaking extravaganza and an imaginative culmination of creativity. This year, even more of Nashville’s top artists and floral arrangers will participate, marrying their talents to produce gorgeous, unique collaborations.” – Nashville Arts Magazine
– The Florida Orchestra (TFO) has announced the appointment of Michael Francis as its new Music Director starting with the 2015/2016 season, serving as Music Director Designate for the upcoming 2014/2015 season. Appointed as part of an initial three-year contract, his duties include being the primary conductor and providing the artistic leadership for concert programming and related artistic decisions. Although his primary role is with the Tampa Bay Times Masterworks series, he will also be conducting one concert each season for the Raymond James Pops and the morning Coffee Concert serie
This summer, Avery Fisher Prize-winner Gil Shaham is the guest soloist on Carnegie Hall’sNational Youth Orchestra of the USA (NYO-USA) inaugural U.S. tour playing Britten’s Violin Concerto under David Robertson’s leadership, at venues including Carnegie Hall (July 22), the Tanglewood Music Festival (July 24), Chicago’s Grant Park Music Festival (July 28), and L.A.’s Disney Hall (Aug 4).