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  • August 2021

    Planning has begun on a new recording of Habaneras

    Planning has begun on a  new recording of Habaneras to be performed by Cuban-Italian soprano Monica Marziota and an ensemble of musicians from France and Holland.  The recording will trace the history of this fascinating genre from its beginnings in Cuba.  Michael Fine met Ms Marziota when he was composer-in-residence at Habana Clasica.  The recording is planned for this winter at MCO5 studio in Hilversum with Erdo Groot, engineer.
     
  • August 2021

    Michael Fine has posted two new videos of his music on YouTube:

    Michael Fine has posted two new videos of his music on YouTube: 'Finding Home' from the Suite for Strings and the premiere of 'A Time of Uncertainties' played by Ensemble Bravura at Texas Tech University conducted by Philip Mann: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s6D8G1po6Qg and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qfr0Ju6kss4
     
  • July 2021

    Philip Mann led sessions at Texas Tech University's Hemmerle Hall in Lubbock

     Philip Mann led sessions at Texas Tech University's Hemmerle Hall in Lubbock of music by Copland (Appalachian Spring) and Michael Fine (Finding Home and A Time of Uncertainties) played by the Ensemble Bravura.  In addition, clarinetist Alexander Bedenko, violinists Grace Park and Kiril Laskarov, violist Elias Goldstein, cellist Maksim Velichkin and pianist Tatiana Roitman recorded Prokofiev's Overture on Hebrew Themes.  When post production is complete, these will be added to the recording made at Texas Tech in 2020 of Michael Fine's Concierto del Luna (with flutist Alexa Still and guitarist Jason Vieaux) and Aaron Kernis' Air (Alexa Still and Tatiana Roitman.)

  • June 2021

    Award winning violnist Grace Park records Mozart's Violin Concerto Nr 5

    Award winning violnist Grace Park records Mozart's Violin Concerto Nr 5, Dvorak's Romance, and the world premiere of an orchestration by Alex Fortes of Dvorak's Four Romantic Pieces with Emmanuel Villaume conducting the Prague Philharmonia Orchestra.  Michael Fine produced the sessions at the Church of Sts Simon and Jude with Jakub Hadraba, engineer.  The recording is already in post-production.  Grace Park is the recent laureate of the prestigious Naumberg Competition.

  • June 2021

    Maestro Emmanuel Villaume recorded Ravel's 'Le Tombeau de Couperin'

    Maestro Emmanuel Villaume recorded Ravel's 'Le Tombeau de Couperin' with the Prague Philharmonia in sessions produced by Michael Fine with engineer Jakub Hadraba.  The orchestra have announced an August release the recording of Dvorak's Symphony 8 and Martinu's 'Toccata e Due Canzone' recorded by Michael Fine in Prague's Rudolfinum earlier last year.