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July 2, 2015

Orli Shaham appeared on "Evening Classics with Michael Dolan" on June 17, 2015 to talk about her new CD "Brahms Inspired".

July 2, 2015

"Houlihan skillfully deployed the ample resources of the church’s grand instrument, built by the local firm of L. W. Blackinton and Associates, choosing potent reed choruses with bite and snarl to underscore the conflict of the symphony’s more aggressive movements. His visceral, unrelenting drive of the final movement could not have delivered a more satisfying conclusion to a probing symphonic journey."

July 2, 2015
July 1, 2015
June 30, 2015

Orli Shaham's "Brahms Inspired" is one of WQXR's "Albums of the Week"

June 29, 2015

Some of my favorite works for solo piano are from the tail end of Brahms's career. Now there is a new integral set of his late masterworks, issued by Canary Classics.

June 29, 2015

"The works by Adolphe and Dorman were commissioned by Shaham and play to her strengths: musical intelligence and integrity, fine technical chops and dedication to quality in all she does."

June 29, 2015

"Houlihan's performance demonstrated the extremities of the St. Michael's instrument in all its glory – the organ stop list boasts such fanciful designations as "tuba mirabilis," – and put on display the kind of technical expertise married to musical insight that marks the world's finest musicians."

June 29, 2015

Orli turns in a masterful performance of all the pieces in the set.

June 26, 2015

Organist Christopher Houlihan, nicknamed by his fans the “Fred Astaire of the pipe organ,” will perform a free concert Tuesday on San Diego’s largest pipe organ.

June 25, 2015

Christopher Houlihan appeared in this summer preview of organ music concerts at Ocean Grove Camp Association in Ocean Grove, NJ.

June 25, 2015

Sarah Plum, who teaches violin at Drake University, heads to New York this week to play, among other things, a piece for amplified violin, interactive electronics and a motion sensor at the New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival.

June 25, 2015

“Shaham does manage to shed light interestingly on a number of Brahms’ influences and influencers – just as this collection intends to do.”

June 24, 2015

"A treasurable album, which alternately soothes and tickles the ears."

June 24, 2015

The organ world needs more ambassadors like him.

June 24, 2015

On her gig at Spectrum [June 25], Plum plays works by [Sidney Corbett and Christopher Adler], as well as pieces by Charles Nichols and Mark Engebretson.

June 24, 2015

Curtain Call host Charles Sepos chats with pianist Orli Shaham about her musical life and her new recording “Brahms Inspired.”

June 24, 2015

On this CD, [Shaham] places Brahms’ late works for solo piano – his most intense and beautiful music – as the keystone of a collection of music history’s most amazing compositions.

June 24, 2015

Orli Shaham's "Brahms Inspired" was covered on WFMT-FM's New Releases.

June 23, 2015

"Christopher Houlihan, 27, ... performed a superb recital at Trinity Lutheran Church in Soulard on Sunday evening. With a program of music by Johannes Brahms, Henry Martin, J.S. Bach and Louis Vierne, he was consistently impressive."

June 22, 2015

"... Starting with a pre-convention recital by the brilliant young organist Christopher Houlihan at Trinity Lutheran Church in Soulard on Sunday."

June 22, 2015

The organist Christopher Houlihan recently spoke with Mary Edwards at St. Louis Public Radio KWMU-FM in advance of his June 21 performance. Part of the interview appears here. Listen to the full recording at STLPublicRadio.com.

June 19, 2015

Orli turns in a masterful performance of all the pieces in the set.

June 18, 2015

Fingers and feet dancing over the organ keys and pedals, Christopher Houlihan has been called "The Fred Astaire of the Pipe Organ." According to the Arizona Daily Star he plays "with the technical prowess of a rock star." His followers – and they are legion - are known affectionately as "Houlifans."

June 18, 2015

The organist Christopher Houlihan is the "Gig Alert" of the day for Soundcheck (WNYC FM) on June 18, 2015.

June 12, 2015

Hint: She's a violinist

June 12, 2015

New music maven Sarah Plum at Spectrum, June 25

Violinist performs works by American composers Christopher Adler and Sidney Corbett, plus Bela Bartok and more

June 10, 2015

Violinist Sarah Plum releases world premiere recordings of concertos by Christopher Adler and Sidney Corbett

CD on Blue Griffin Records is released on July 14, 2015

June 10, 2015

Violinist Sarah Plum releases recording of works for violin and piano by Béla Bartók on Blue Griffin Records

Recording is the first volume of Plum’s
complete collection of Bartók’s music for violin

June 3, 2015

The Boston performance featured the Orchestra of Terezin Remembrance, led by Sidlin and the world acclaimed Tanglewood Festival Chorus, whose powerful voices were a perfect, heart-stopping pairing with the emotional weight of the program.

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