Tin's New Work Tops Billboard's Classical Chart

Composer Christopher Tin, whose work is primarily classical with a strong world music influence, continues to compose for films, video games, and commercials. Chris won two Grammy awards for his first album, the classical crossover “Calling All Dawns.”

The US premiere of “The Drop That Contained the Sea,” Christopher Tin’s sequel to “Calling All Dawns,” was performed at Carnegie Hall, New York, on April 13, 2014. The new work contains ten new pieces in ten languages, featuring another all-star collection of world and classical artists, including the Soweto Gospel Choir, Le Mystère des Voix Bulgares, Anonymous 4, Dulce Pontes, and many more. Also featured is the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, which Chris conducted at legendary Abbey Road Studios.

 

The West Coast premiere was performed by IFS grant recipient Angel City Chorale on June 13, 2014 in Los Angeles.

The CD of “The Drop That Contained the Sea” entered the Billboard Classical Music Chart at No. 1, and entered at No. 6 on the Billboard World Music Chart.

 

Chamber Music in NYC with Margalit Cantor

Cellist Margalit Cantor regularly performs orchestral and chamber music concerts throughout New York, including as principal cellist with: the Dicapo Opera Theater, the Manhattan Chamber Orchestra, and Big Apple Baroque. Margalit is on the faculty of Bloomingdale School of Music and the Lucy Moses School.

She will perform with the Dorian Baroque Trio on January 15, 2015, at The Gems Midtown Concert Series, in an early baroque program (Pandolfi, Castello, Marini, Fontana). These free concerts take place on Thursdays at 1:15 p.m., at The Chapel at St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church, 325 Park Avenue at East 51st Street, New York.