• Composer

    Lawrence Mumford's music, published by eight different companies, has premiered in cities across the United States. His Adagio: Of Times and Seasons has become a part of the library of the largest classical radio stations from Boston and Washington DC to Los Angeles and San Francisco, and has been played repeatedly. His symphonic works have been performed and recorded by many organizations including the Janáček Philharmonic Orchestra (Czech Republic), the Bellflower Symphony, Chicago’s American Wind Band, the Carson City Symphony, the Ensemble Christo Los Angeles Orchestra, Portland’s Warner Pacific Wind Ensemble, and many university orchestras including the University of California at Irvine Symphony which has begun rehearsing his Symphony No. 3.

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  • Catalog #: NV6344

    Release Date: April 9, 2021

    21st Century

    Navona Records’ acclaimed PRISMA series continues with a fifth installment, again showcasing the Janáček Philharmonic Orchestra’s riveting take on contemporary composition. With a focus on innovation and imaginative performance, the orchestra brings a breath of fresh air to a repertoire that’s all-too-often dominated by mainstream works.

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  • Mezzo-Soprano

    Megan Ihnen is a “new music force of nature.” The act of live performance is integral to Ihnen’s work and her performances thrive on elaborate sound worlds and fully-developed dramatic interpretations. Through narrative and non-narrative musical storytelling, she explores the subjects of memory, nostalgia, the perception of time, and relationships. Whether through chamber music, staged recitals, opera, or large ensemble soloist work, she emphasizes the full range of vocal sounds, timbres, colors, and uses that characterize the 21st century voice.

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