28 January 2013
Nadia Sirota - Baroque
Bedroom Community is proud to present a new addition to the label: long-time collaborator and extraordinary violist Nadia Sirota.
Nadia Sirota's Bedroom Community debut - Baroque - will be released on March 25th, with a special pre-release on March 18th via Bandcamp. The album comprises six pieces: three by labelmates Nico Muhly, Daníel Bjarnason and Paul Corley as well as three pieces by acclaimed composers Judd Greenstein, Missy Mazzoli and Shara Worden.
What the press says
A stellar young violist who has served as muse to prominent composers.
...a mind-blowing collection that electrically fuses classical technique and structures with electronic textures, overdubbing, and full-bodied melodies.
Sirota’s profile is sure to be raised by this exceptional release
Solid pieces from Paul Corley and Daniel Bjarnason complete this satisfying program, which, while more tricked-out electronically than Sirota’s first offering, retains her aesthetic imprint.
Luminous, restless and contemplative by turns, the disc proves that the viola is anything but a joke.
If Sirota has yet to achieve her ten thousand hours of practice toward mastery, she is a few thirty-minute sessions away.
Muhly sets Sirota’s sharp, startling attacks against a serenely murmuring church organ, evoking a sensation of clamminess in the midst of serenity.
A new recruit to Bedroom Community’s close-knit neo-classical roster that says more with her viola than we’re able to express with actual words.
The most beautiful album you will hear this year.
This is one of those rare albums that can serve as both a “gateway album” into contemporary classical and a deep listening experience for those already into the music.
V A R I A N T
Released on 8 December 2014
Released on 29 September 2014
A U R O R A
Released on 26 May 2014
LP, CD, Digital
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James McVinnie, St John's College
St Johns's College
Cambridge (United Kingdom)
James McVinnie, 26th Cork French Film Festival
St Finn Barre's Cathedral
Daniel Bjarnason, MusicNOW Festival
with Daníel Bjarnason and Nico Muhly
Cincinnati (United States)
Mute Mexico Punto de Encuentro Festival
with Ben Frost
Punto de Encuentro Festival
James McVinnie at St Peter's
St Albans (United Kingdom)