Podcast: An Interview with John Corigliano

An interview with Grammy-winning composer John Corigliano about his monumental piece for wind band, Circus Maximus. In this interview, the composer talks about writing this work, how he approaches composition, and why he especially enjoyed writing music for band. Album … 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 →


New in January from Naxos American Classics: Works by John Corigliano and Vittorio Giannini

On January 27, Naxos releases the latest recording by Pulitzer, Oscar, Grammy®, and Grawemeyer winner John Corigliano, Symphony No. 3, ‘Circus Maximus’ (Naxos 8559601). Scored for a large concert band encircling the audience, the work is performed here by the … 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 →


Naxos releases the world premiere recording of John Corigliano’s ‘A Dylan Thomas Trilogy’, featuring conductor Leonard Slatkin and the Nashville Symphony Orchestra and Chorus

“Ordinarily, when composing a piece, first I plan its shape. But I’d already completed half of A Dylan Thomas Trilogy before I realized what it should be-a memory play in the form of an oratorio-and it was only 40 years … Read More →