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Orchid Classics Releases "String Theory," a New Recording of Works by Pierre Jalbert

Sep. 01, 2021

"String Theory," a new recording featuring the music of Pierre Jalbert, was released by Orchid Classics on September 10. The disc includes Pierre Jalbert's String Theory, Autumn Rhapsody, Elegy, String Quartet No. 3, and In Terra with performances by Kinetic (Natalie Lin Douglas, Artistic Director), The Maia Quartet, and the Shepherd School Symphony Orchestra (Larry Rachleff, Music Director).

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In addition, Chatter performs the world premiere of Pierre Jalbert's All is Now, under the baton of David Felberg, on October 9 at SITE Santa Fe with a second performance at Las Puertas in Albuquerque the next day. The composer notes:

"All Is Now reflects upon our current moment in time and the importance of relationships and priorities in life – the importance of “now”. It was written during the height of the coronavirus pandemic, in which the world seemed to be in both a state of upheaval and on pause. The piece moves from hyper-kinetic activity (almost chaotic) to lyrical stasis, with differing tangents in between. It’s a large 24-minute canvas, and was commissioned by Eleanor Eisenmenger for the Chatter ensemble."

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Pierre Jalbert
String Theory (2016)
for string orchestra

Autumn Rhapsody (2008)
for string orchestra

Elegy (2011)
for string orchestra

String Quartet No. 3 (2006)

In Terra (2016)
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All is Now (2020)
for 10 players
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