Special Collections

Naxos American Classics Sale - Summer 2024

Running since the 1990s and still going strong, the Naxos American Classics series spans from an grand survey of John Philip Sousa's music to the long-lost masterpieces of Florence Beatrice Price. On sale through the 4th of July and beyond.

Brilliant Classics Label Sale - June 2024

Beloved for its accessibly priced comprehensive box sets as well as its single-disc introductions to neglected composers, Brilliant Classics is one of the must-know labels of our moment. Discover over 1,050 titles, all on sale, this June.

The Arkiv Blog

Nina Kotova: Solo Cello | 50 Years of Delos

Cellist Nina Kotova brings baroque & 20th-century repertoire together with confident artistry on her album Solo Cello. We talked with the artist about the experiences and ideas that led to its creation, and about the label that released it in its own 50th year: Delos.

Anthony Roth Costanzo on The Lord of Cries

In John Corigliano's opera The Lord of Cries, Dracula receives a stunning new backstory: he is the Greek god Dionysus, returned to earth for a bloody Bacchanal. What does it feel like to sing this role? We asked superstar Anthony Roth Costanzo!

"Let Music Swell the Breeze:" A Roundtable

Conductor Alexander Mickelthwate trusted that composer Jonathan Leshnoff could write stirring elegiac music. But on their new album with the Oklahoma City Philharmonic and violinist Noah Bendix-Balgley, listeners hear many sides of Leshnoff's art.

All Set(s): Sinclair & Swafford on Charles Ives

Charles Ives's Sets for Small Orchestra had never been gathered on one recording until conductor James Sinclair released his latest album in 2023. In this Arkiv Live Q+A, watch as Sinclair and fellow Ivesian Jan Swafford discuss this exciting title!

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