• nadia sirota baroque Baroque (CD, £11.50)

    label: Bedroom Community

    Sirota’s debut album First Things First was a New York Times 2009 Record Of The Year - *Hailed by the New York Times as “a bold new-music interpreter and the violist of choice among downtown ensembles these days,” violist Nadia Sirota has been praised for her “command and eloquence,” (Boston Globe) and for being one of New York’s “brightest, busiest players” (Time Out New York). She is best known for her unique interpretations of new scores and for commissioning and premiering works by some of the most talented composers of her generation. *On Baroque - her Bedroom Community debut - Sirota brilliantly performs six new pieces for viola & electronics by acclaimed composers Judd Greenstein, Shara Worden, Missy Mazzoli, Nico Muhly, Paul Corley and Daníel Bjarnason - with the help of James McVinnie, Valgeir Sigur?sson and more. *Sirota has previously released First Things First, which was a New York Times record of the year. She has performed with and for composers and groups such as The Meredith Monk Ensemble, yMusic, Max Richter, Jóhann Jóhannsson, The Swell Season, Grizzly Bear, Jónsi, The National, Ratatat, Arcade Fire and many more as well as having been the go-to violist of Bedroom Community since the very start. *Tracklisting: 01 In Teaching Others We Teach Ourselves // 02 From The Invisible To The Visible // 03 Tooth And Nail // 04 Étude 3 05 Tristan Da Cunha // 06 Sleep Variations

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