Albums

grammy-awards-logo_20110621150950 January 31, 2014 5:00 pm

Three Grammy Wins for the Metropolis Community!

The 56th Annual Grammy Awards on January 26, 2014 proved to be a stellar night for the artists and collaborators of Metropolis Ensemble in multiple winning categories! Congratulations...

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vfung1 April 21, 2013 10:25 pm

Vivian Fung Wins Juno Award!

Classical Composition of the Year for “Violin Concerto” commissioned, performed, and recorded by Metropolis Ensemble The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences...

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vfung1 February 20, 2013 11:41 am

Vivian Fung Nominated for Juno Award

The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) announced this morning that Edmonton-born composer Vivian Fung’s Violin Concerto is nominated for the 2013 Juno Award...

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vfung November 14, 2012 5:25 am

Praise for Dreamscapes

“Played with precision and heart by the Metropolis Ensemble” -National Public Radio Dreamscapes, the new Naxos album from Metropolis Ensemble featuring the works of Vivian...

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album_vfung2 September 21, 2012 5:54 pm

Dreamscapes Review: “A Powerhouse Rendition”

Joshua Kosman from the San Francisco Chronicle hails the new Metropolis Ensemble album, Dreamscapes, and its “welcome lyricism and grace.” Here’s an excerpt from his...

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album_vfung2 September 12, 2012 1:56 pm

Dreamscapes on WNYC and WQXR

Dreamscapes, the new album from Metropolis Ensemble featuring the works of Vivian Fung, is already turning heads and getting airplay ahead of the formal Naxos release on September 25...

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tangle2 October 15, 2011 2:01 am

New Metropolis Recordings: Documenting the Process

Tanglewood's Ozawa Hall Big news: Metropolis Ensemble is releasing two new albums—one for Nonesuch featuring works by Timothy Andres, and the other for Naxos with works by Vivian...

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_DSC3566 February 13, 2011 4:54 pm

New Horizons for the Mandolin

Israeli mandolinist Avi Avital is nominated for a 2010 Grammy Award and is attending the ceremony this weekend in Los Angeles, alongside Metropolis Ensemble’s conductor Andrew...

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blog_grammy3a February 10, 2011 2:02 am

Live from the Grammy Awards

This weekend, Metropolis Ensemble will be guests at the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, where conductor Andrew Cyr and mandolinist Avi Avital are nominated for “Best...

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avnerdorman6 December 16, 2010 5:40 am

Avner Dorman’s Watershed Moment

It’s a big year for Israeli composer Avner Dorman and last week’s Grammy nomination for the performance of his “Mandolin Concerto” (by Avi Avital and Andrew...

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