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iSing performs “In Your Light,” one of two works by Daniel Elder on their new CD, Here I Stand. (source: isingsv.com)

CD Review: iSing’s debut album, Here I Stand, impresses with excellence and hopefulness

Melinda Bargreen | 10 SEP 2020 Here I Stand is the first CD from the six-year-old iSing Silicon Valley girls’ choral organization, which comprises about 200 singers in subgroups from first-graders through high school. The recording is an impressive […]

composer Mason Bates, aka DJ Masonic. (courtesy of Bucklesweet media)

Mercury Soul’s new “Cathedral” mini-series blends meditative classical with electronica

Mark Gresham | 20 AUG 2020 San Francisco-based Mercury Soul has produced a new, eclectic, four-part music video mini-series entitled Mercury Soul: Cathedral, which made its debut this past Saturday with the release of its first episode on YouTube. […]

Lucy Crowe and Sophia Burgos in the LSO's 2019 semi-staged production of Janáčeks "The Cunning Little Vixen." (credit: Mark Allan)

Janáček CD features great interpreters in a daring project

Giorgio Koukl | 5 AUG 2020 Born in a small village in northern part of Moravia called Hukvaldy, Leoš Janáček (1854-1928) grew up as the twelfth child out of fourteen – definitely not a small family. Despite the poverty […]

The Mark Harvey Group in 1971,, L-R: Bloom, Standish, Harvey, Ellis. (credit: Margot Niederland)

Unearthed live album from little-recorded Mark Harvey Group worth discovering

Jon Ross | 23 JUL 2020 New releases of long-lost recordings are on trend, but offer mixed results. These “unearthed” recordings can sometimes be little more than a capitalistic impulse (maybe those selections by a noted trumpeter didn’t need […]