Thursday, August 15, 2013 - 11:00am
The PARMA Music Festival
2013, in Portsmouth, New
Hampshire, Thurs-Sat August 15-17, 2013 will feature ten concerts of music and panel sessions, in various venues.
Scheduled performances of ACA works include Beth Weimann's The Only Color I Have for soprano, mezzo soprano, and flute/piccolo; Brian Bevelander's Songs of Evocation, for mezzo soprano and piano; Brian Fennelly's Sukhi! for clarinet, violin, cello, and piano; and Richard Brooks's Sweet Betsy, a fantasy on an American folksong, for flute, clarinet, violin, cello and piano; as well as the posthumous world premiere of a work by longtime ACA member Lukas Foss, Elegy for clarinet and orchestra (1949).
The Festival will feature
Grammy Award-winning clarinetist Richard Stoltzman, Portsmouth indie rock icons
Tan Vampires, the Portsmouth Symphony Orchestra, soul music from Qwill and the
Dejas, cellist Ovidiu Marinescu, and much more, including multiple world
premieres, a Society of Composers, Inc. (SCI) conference, and "more than one
genre-bending experiment" according to Parma CEO, Bob Lord.
The festival is being produced
by PARMA Recordings and Classical Music by the Sea, in collaboration with