For Yarlung’s recording at The Segerstrom Center for the Arts in early November, 2015, we will take our microphone test tracks to nearby Scott Walker Audio for a final check of levels and balance. Coincidentally, the Magico speakers Scott uses are featured in this newsletter from The Absolute Sound (presented here with permission of the publisher). Yarlung was delighted to see a glowing review of our first 45 RPM vinyl release Ciaramella Dances in this same newsletter. Enjoy! And thank you.
This November recording, J Schlichting executive producer, celebrates the music of James Matheson, who will be with us during the sessions. Color Field Quartet from the Chicago Symphony plays Jim’s string quartet, and soprano Laura Strickling and pianist Tom Sauer join us from New York for Jim’s song cycle Times Alone. These two works will accompany Jim’s violin concerto, with Baird Dodge as soloist with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor.
We return to Samueli Hall at The Segerstrom Center for the Arts with executive producer Ann Mulally, to create the debut album for The Sibelius Piano Trio in March, 2016. Repertoire includes works by Wennäkoski, Saariaho, Dorman and Sibelius, as well as a new Yarlung commission from Argentine composer Diego Schissi.