Kenneth Fuchs was awarded the 2019 GRAMMY®for Best Classical Compendium for his NAXOS album Piano Concerto Spiritualist, Song Cycle Poems of Life, Electric Guitar Concerto Glacier, and the Alto Sax Concerto Rush. This is Fuchs’ fourth GRAMMY® nomination and his first win.
Stephen Hartke’s cello concerto, Da Pacem, will be performed at Aspen Music Festival on July 17 under the baton of Robert Spano. The work is enjoying its second performance in its opening year. Hartke’s music is featured on several concert programs in the 2019 and 2020 seasons, including his double-GRAMMY® winning composition, Meanwhile. Video, performances and recent publications in this issue.
Keiser Southern music also welcomes composer Kenneth Fuchs from the catalog of EB Marks. Fuchs has received his fourth Grammy nomination; this year in the Best Classical Compendium category for his Naxos collaboration with JoAnn Falletta and four world-class soloists.