99 Words – An Exceptional Tribute to John Tavener

What a beautiful album. And what a fitting tribute to John Tavener and his unique artistic vision. 99 Words presents music that honors the memory of Tavener, interspersed with music by Tavener. It’s a powerful combination. John Tavener’s sublimely...

Amir Mahyar Tafreshipour – Persian Echoes

Amir Mahyar Tafreshipour isn’t the first composer to meld his cultural musical heritage into classical composition. And he does so as convincingly as Dvorak, Bartok, or De Falla (in his own style, of course). Tafreshipour said this of Persian Echoes, his harp...