TAYLOR Peter Ibbetson

Podcast: An American Operatic Masterpiece – Deems Taylor’s Peter Ibbetson

Deems Taylor was a music critic, composer, broadcaster, and an important person in the development of classical music in the first half of the 20th century. This podcast looks at his opera Peter Ibbetson, composed for the Metropolitan Opera in … Read More →


World Premiere Recording of Deems Taylor’s Peter Ibbetson

On July 28, Naxos of America and Seattle Symphony release the world premiere recording of Deems Taylor‘s 1931 opera Peter Ibbetson. Recorded live in Benaroya Hall, this concert performance features Music Director Gerard Schwarz conducting Seattle Symphony, and star tenor … Read More →


Artists from Naxos of America Family of Distributed Labels Win Six Grammy® Awards, Including Best Classical Album

John Corigliano’s Mr. Tambourine Man: Seven Poems of Bob Dylan Garners Two Wins: Best Contemporary Classical Composition and Best Classical Vocal Performance; The Pacifica Quartet Wins Best Chamber Music Performance for Elliott Carter’s String Quartets Nos. 1 & 5; The … Read More →


And the nominees are…

One of my favorite bloggers, the publicist Amanda Ameer, recently made these comments on her Artsjournal blog Life’s a Pitch: I have found that the Grammies are a point of reference for the “outside world” about classical artists, that is, … Read More →


Artists from Naxos of America Family of Distributed Labels Honored with 15 GRAMMY Award Nominations

The Recording Academy® honored artists from labels Naxos, Chandos, EuroArts, CPO, Naïve classique and Artek-with a combined 15 nominations across 11 categories this year, thus capturing 23% of the available classical category nominations. The 51st Annual Grammy® Awards will be … Read More →