Summer 2018 – UConn Professor Releases Fifth Disc with the London Symphony Orchestra

UConn Professor Releases Fifth Disc with the London Symphony Orchestra

Kenneth Fuchs, D.M.A., Professor of Music Composition at UConn’s School of Fine Arts continued his series of recordings with the London Symphony Orchestra from August 21-22, 2017 at Abbey Road Studies. The disc will be released by Naxos, the world’s largest independent classical music label, on August 10, 2018, and will include three concerti and an orchestral song cycle for countertenor, under the baton of conductor JoAnn Falletta, along with producer Tim Handley and engineer Jonathan Allen:

• Concerto for Piano and Orchestra (“Spiritualist,” After Three Paintings by Helen Frankenthaler), with pianist Jeffrey Biegel
• Poems of Life, (Twelve Poems by Judith G. Wolf for Countertenor, Violoncello and Orchestra), with countertenor Aryeh Nussbaum Cohen
• Glacier (Concerto for Electric Guitar and Orchestra), with guitarist D.J. Sparr
• Rush (Concerto for Saxophone and Orchestra), with saxophonist Timothy McAllister

Funding for this recording was provided by the Office of Global Affairs, the Vice President for Research, and the Dean of the School of Fine Arts at UConn; the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre, and Dance; the Joan & Alan Ades Taub Family Foundation; The Helen Frankenthaler Foundation; the Georges Lurcy Educational and Charitable Trust; Diane and John Kim; Timothy McAllister; Bentley Shellahamer; and Judith G. Wolf.