John Rutter: Gloria, Magnificat, Te Deum

Podcast: John Rutter talks to Edward Seckerson about his new choral release

In this exclusive audio podcast Rutter talks to Edward Seckerson about how a confirmed agnostic became immersed in a world of churches and choral paeans of praise. He recalls his gentle childhood, his doodlings at an old upright piano which … Read More →

Nashville Symphony Recording Of Works By Joan Tower Nominated For TWO Grammys

Naxos CD features world-premiere recording of Tower’s “Made in America” conducted by Music Advisor Leonard Slatkin December 6, 2007 The Recording Academy announced today that the Nashville Symphony, led by Music Advisor Leonard Slatkin, has been nominated for two Grammys® … Read More →

Artists From Naxos Of America Family Of Distributed Labels Honored With 14 Grammy® Nominations

The Recording Academy® honored Naxos recording artists today with 11 GRAMMY® Award nominations, the most of any classical music label this year. The much-acclaimed recording of Joan Tower’s Made in America featuring conductor Leonard Slatkin and the Nashville Symphony Orchestra, … Read More →

Two splendid opera recordings headline naïve’s releases for October 2007

For the 400th anniversary of Monteverdi’s opera, L’Orfeo, first produced in Mantua, Italy in 1607 and recognized as the earliest opera still performed today, naïve celebrates in suitably grand style with a new and lavishly packaged recording of the landmark … Read More →

Terry Riley’s In C

Most classical music listeners know Paul Hillier as a tireless champion of choral music, from Josquin to Arvo Pärt. On a recently-released recording from Dutch national label Dacapo (distributed in the U.S. and Canada by Naxos of America), the hardest … Read More →