Welcome to North/South Recordings!
Welcome to North/South Consonance's 38th consecutive season.
During the early autumn days of 1980, a remarkable group of musicians came together to perform the first North/South Chamber Orchestra concert. While much has changed in 37 years, the values cherished in those early days—flexibility, intimacy, commitment to the community, and consummate artistry—continue to propel this amazing ensemble.
In a culture overwhelmed by mere entertainment, the imposing breadth of North/South events celebrates the astonishing spectrum of creative voices among us while upholding an all-too-rare commitment to artistic innovation.
are peppered with lively commentary designed to enhance your listening experience. Performed by superb musicians, our inventive programs showcase music by three generations of composers hailing from throughout the Americas and the world. Often new to New York, their refreshingly accessible music never fails to stimulate, challenge and excite.
The ever-expanding North/South Recordings compact disc catalogue
features expert performances of significant compositions, several written especially for the North/South Chamber Orchestra. These albums bring the music of composers we champion to an international audience and the convenience of your home.
our community of friends and patrons as we continue to bring the best in contemporary music to New York City audiences. Your tax-deductible contribution will empower us to support creativity and innovation as well as to proceed vigorously into the next 38 years of musical discovery.
Take note and attend our events. Be swayed by the allure, drama and energy of today's music.
Max Lifchitz, Founder & Director
News and Updates:
2018 Winter/Spring Concert Season Continues Friday, May 4!
On Friday evening May 4
North/South marks the Cinco de Mayo Holiday
with a special concert featuring music by composers from Mexico, Puerto Rico and Argentina. Soprano Celia Castro
, tenor Mario Arevalo
join forces with pianist Max Lifchitz
to perform works by Mexican composers Brian Banks, Manuel Enriquez, Silvestre Revueltas and Lilia Vazquez; Argentinians Alberto Ginastera and Carlos Guastavino; and Puerto Rican Raymond Torres-Santos. Rosa Divina
, a work by Max Lifchitz inspired by the poetry of Mexican icon Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz
will round off the evening. The event will start at 8 PM and will be held at the beautiful auditorium of Christ and St Stephen's Church on Manhattan's West Side.
Celia Castro Rose
for our 2017–18 FREE concert schedule, held at the acoustically excellent
Christ and St. Stephen's Church on New York City's Upper West Side as well as other events around town.
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Our current catalog
is now available for streaming and download
Arkiv Music website
. CD's are also available for purchase through Amazon, iTunes, Spotify or your favorite retailer. Please feel free to peruse our 60+ titles. Registered users can write
their own reviews and submit them so they appear with each product!
Call for Scores!
The 2018 Call for Scores
is now open! Click here
by June 15 to submit your score for consideration.
North/South Consonance's Call for Scores is an annual search for new works from
around the world for performance and release on CD.
Composers whose music is part of NORTH/SOUTH CONSONANCE events during the 2017–18
Ricardo Coelho de Souza
Praise for our North/South Consonance Concert Series and Recordings
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to the performance, promotion and recording of music by composers from our time.
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