press release: Jürg Frey: l'air, l'instant - deux pianos (elsewhere 014)

Jürg Frey’s unique compositional approach places him at the cutting edge of contemporary classical music. Since the late 90's, Frey started to work with 'lists' as a basis of his compositions, sometimes words, sometimes chords, from which …

press release: Shira Legmann - Giacinto Scelsi: Suite No.9 / Quattro illustrazioni / Un Adieu (elsewhere 013)

Shira Legmann is an Israeli concert pianist, with a wide repertoire from Baroque to contemporary and experimental music. This album contains three piano works by Italian composer Giacinto Scelsi's: 'Suite No.9 "Ttai"' (1953), 'Quattro illu…

press release: Melaine Dalibert - Infinite Ascent (elsewhere 012)

This is French composer/pianist Melaine Dalibert’s fifth solo album since 2015, all featuring his own compositions. This time, the album consists of melodically structured song pieces, an area that Dalibert has been exploring in the last c…

Melaine Dalibert - elsewhere CD Release Concerts in NYC (2/13, 2/14)

French composer/pianist Melaine Dalibert has released two remarkable solo piano albums on elsewhere music since 2018, with a third on the way. For these two CD release concerts, Dalibert will play some pieces from his recent albums: Anasta…

press release: The Giving Shapes - Earth Leaps Up (elsewhere 011)

The Giving Shapes is a collaborative project between harpist/vocalist Elisa Thorn and pianist/vocalist Robyn Jacob that formed in fall 2017 at the Banff Centre for the Arts. This is the duo’s first release. This project triangulates aspect…

press release: Melaine Dalibert - Anastassis Philippakopoulos: piano works (elsewhere 010)

Greek composer Anastassis Philippakopoulos has been a member of the Wandelweiser composers collective since 2003. When examining post-Cage 21st-century classical music, there was a transition in compositional styles from decomposition to r…

Looking back on the year 2019...

Four releases on elsewhere (Gil Sansón / Lance Austin Olsen, Melaine Dalibert, Reinier van Houdt / Bruno Duplant, and Shira Legmann / Michael Pisaro) in 2019, all of which I am extremely happy with. Starting the new 'elsewhere piano series…

press release: Shira Legmann / Michael Pisaro - Barricades (elsewhere 009)

This album contains LA-based composer Michael Pisaro's recent composition 'Barricades,' a 63-minute piece for piano and electronics. Consisting of thirteen studies (piano pieces, some with electronics) and two electronic interludes, the pi…

press release: Reinier van Houdt - Bruno Duplant - Lettres et Replis (elsewhere 008)

This album contains six pieces written by French composer/artist Bruno Duplant, all composed and realized by Dutch pianist/composer Reinier van Houdt. Duplant's scores 'Lettres (pour Reinier van Houdt)' (2017) are three letter-form scores …

press release: Melaine Dalibert - Cheminant (elsewhere 007)

This is French composer/pianist Melaine Dalibert's third solo piano album, following his well-received 2018 album 'Musique pour le lever du jour' (elsewhere 002) and 2017 album 'Ressac' (at111). 'Cheminant' contains a diverse array of Dali…