Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Kirk Trevor, conductor
Gregory D'Agostino, organ
Jozef Zsapka, guitar
Albany Records Troy517
Albany Music has released a very important CD (Troy 517) of the Orchestral Music of Dan Locklair. The disk, recorded by Kirk Trevor and the Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, features the composer's Hues for Orchestra, Dayspring, a Concertino for Guitar and Orchestra, with soloist Jozef Zsafka, In the Autumn Days, Creation's Seeing Order, "Ere long we shall see..." a Concerto Brevis for Organ and Orchestra with soloist Gregory D'Agostino and When Morning Stars Begin to Fall.
The disk is available at all fine CD stores, or online from Albany Records at http://www.albanyrecords.com/.
The music of internationally recognized composer Dan Locklair is influenced by a wide variety of traditions, ranging from Medieval to modern music. The works of Benjamin Britten and Aaron Copland have had a significant impact on his writing. His music has been performed throughout Europe and North America by many major orchestras, choral groups, chamber ensembles and soloists. Several of these works have received major awards, including the 1989 Barlow International Competition Award for changing perceptions & Epitaph and the 1996 American Guild of Organists Composer of the Year Award. He is currently Professor of Music and Composer -in-Residence at Winston-Salem's Wake Forest University.
For more information about composer Dan Locklair, including a bio, list of works, discography and much more, please visit http://www.locklair.com. His latest Rubric Newsletter is online at http://www.jamesarts.com/releases/june02/DL_nws_061702.htm. For a calendar of recent and upcoming performances and other events for the balance of 2002, visit http://www.jamesarts.com/releases/may02/DL_sked.htm.