An anthology of extraordinary chamber music works for voices and instruments, featuring works by Takemitsu, Webern, Gerardo Dirié and Cary Boyce, conducted by Carmen-Helena Téllez
“Aguavá is one of the most impressive American new music ensembles. I look forward with impatience to their next recording.” — International Record Review”
An anthology of contemporary music on sacred texts, featuring the astounding microtonal Mass II by MacArthur Award winner John Eaton, the Missa ad Consolationis Dominam Nostram, by the exquisite Mexican composer Mario Lavista, By the Waters of Babylon by Cary Boyce, and Psalm 150 by Menachem Zur, conducted by Carmen-Helena Téllez
“Listeners of this performance will surely be looking for the recording…such perfection!” — Ha’aretz, Jerusalem
Dreams within a Dream, the soulful oratorio by Cary Boyce is accompanied by a peerless performance of Vaughan Williams’ The Lark Ascending by Corey Cerovsek, under the musical direction of Gerald Sousa.
“Dreams produces a dream of a result…Boyce’s new oratorio is an honest, inspired, and deftly crafted work.” — Peter Jacobi, Bloomington Herald Times.
An anthology of all the vocal chamber works dedicated to the poetry of Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, by American microtonalist composer and MacArthur Award winner John Eaton, performed by some of the best singers and instrumentalists in new music today, and conducted by Carmen-Helena Téllez. Available here and here.
“The whole of it fills two CDs in the recent Sor Juana Project (Aquava New Music Studio CD-1-20193-T), performed with precision and a flair by the Aquava New Music Studio under Carmen-Helena Tellez. Vocalists Tony Boutte, Hyona Kim, Bridget Parker and Kate Maroney have presence and poise throughout and the ever-varying instrumental accompaniment is extremely well done and exciting to hear” Gapplegate Classical Modern Music Review