Navona Records

FINE MUSIC from Grammy® and Pulitzer Prize winning artists to new and undiscovered voices in the classical tradition


Navona Records is a classical label imprint of audio production house PARMA Recordings. Navona offers listeners a fresh taste of today's leading innovators in orchestral, chamber, instrumental, and experimental music as well as prime pieces of classic repertoire. Our music is meticulously performed by the finest musicians and handpicked to ensure the most rewarding listening experience. more

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Coming Soon:

Announcements:

  • 3/10/2017

    Our March releases are now available. Click the album art above for more info on each album and to pick up your copies.

  • 2/10/2017

    Our February releases are now available. Click the album art above for more info on each album and to pick up your copies.

  • 1/13/2017

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  • 11/18/2016

    Our November releases are now available. Click the album art above for more info on each album and to pick up your copies.

  • 10/14/2016

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  • 09/09/2016

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  • 08/12/2016

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  • 07/08/2016

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  • 06/10/2016

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  • 05/13/2016

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Album Spotlight:


Navona Records, Fine Music

DARKNESS TO LIGHT
Jeffrey Jacob

  • Occasionally, moments of happiness and comfort can rise from experiences of anxiety and doubt, during which we learn about ourselves and our limits. Composer and pianist Jeffrey Jacob depicts the experiences of struggle and pain, and of triumph and joy on his debut Navona Records release DARKNESS TO LIGHT.

    Death and Transfiguration (Symphony No. 3), a contemporary version of Richard Strauss's tone poem, expresses the emotions of a dying man, who, fearing death, later finds exaltation in it. String Quartet No. 2 and Elegy portray turmoil, the former showing the defeat of inner darkness, and the latter referencing the violent conflict between Israel and Palestine. The short and lyrical piece Adagietto Misterioso builds tension to illustrate feelings of nostalgia and transitoriness, while Symphony No. 1 presents ideas about timelessness, taken from T.S. Eliot's Four Quartets. Through his music, Jacob discusses the vulnerable moments of human existence and how through our vulnerability, we can open ourselves to growth toward a brighter perspective.

    Currently Artist-in-Residence at Saint Mary's College in Notre Dame IN, Jeffrey Jacob received degrees from the Juilliard School and the Peabody Conservatory. Recently, he has received the Artist of the Year Award from the International New Music Consortium at New York University for his work as composer, pianist, and educator.