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Welcome to North/South Recordings! Click for more on Max Lifchitz
Welcome to North/South Consonance's thirty-fifth consecutive season!
During the early autumn days of 1980, a group of astonishing musicians came together to perform the first North/South Chamber Orchestra concert. While much has changed over 35 years, the values held in those early days—flexibility, intimacy, commitment to the community, and consummate artistry—continue to propel this amazing ensemble.
In a culture overwhelmed by mere entertainment, North/South concerts celebrate the remarkable spectrum of artistic voices among us while upholding an all-too-rare commitment to artistic discovery and innovation. Our free-admission concerts performed by first-rate artists focus on emerging and established composers whose works, often new to New York, always stimulate, challenge and excite.
North/South's ever-expanding compact disc catalogue features expert performances of significant compositions, some written especially for the North/South Chamber Orchestra. These albums bring the music of composers we champion to an international audience and the convenience of your home.
And please, join our efforts to bring contemporary music from throughout the Americas and the world to the attention of New York City audiences. Your tax-deductible contribution will enable us to advance vigorously into the next 35 years of musical innovation.
You will be delighted, intrigued and just plain happy that you attended one of our events.
—Max Lifchitz, Founder & Director
News and Updates:
2014–15 Concert Season is now in progress
On Tuesday evening June 2, The North/South Chamber Orchestra under the direction of Max Lifchitz celebrates the music of today's composers premiering works by composers from Canada, Italy and the US. Works by Oliver Caplan, Emma Lou Diemer, Ada Gentile, Eugene Marlow, Patricia Morehead and Margarita Zelenaia will be featured. Soloists will include oboist William Meredith and bassoonist Gil Dejean. Concert Details.

Oliver Caplan
Oliver Caplan
Emma Lou Diemer
Emma Lou Diemer
Ada Gentile
Ada Gentile
Eugene Marlow
Eugene Marlow
Patricia Morehead
Patricia Morehead
Margarita Zelenaia
Margarita Zelenaia
Click here for our 2014-15 FREE concert schedule, held at the acoustically excellent Christ and St. Stephen's Church on New York City's Upper West Side. Download our Concert Schedule (click PDF icon for printable version)
Catalog Online
Our current catalog is now available for streaming and download through the Classics Online website. CDs are also available for purchase through our on-line store. Please feel free to peruse our 50+ titles. Registered users can write their own reviews and submit them so they appear with each product!
Call for Scores!
The 2015 Call for Scores has been posted!

North/South Consonance's Call for Scores is an annual search for new works from around the world for performance and release on CD.

Composers whose music is part of NORTH/SOUTH CONSONANCE events during the 2014-15 season include:
Elizabeth Bell
Allyson Bellink
Ari Ben Shabetai
Oliver Caplan
Kai-Young Chan
Carlos Chávez
Edmund Cionek
Dinos Constantinides
Frank Corcoran
Ernesto Cordero
Emma Lou Diemer
Mathew Durrant
Suzanne Farrin
Blas Galindo
Ada Gentile
Maria Grever
Carlos Guastavino
David Heuser
Laura Kaminsky
Eugene Marlow
Robert Martin
Patricia Morehead
Xavier Montsalvatge
Salvador Moreno
William Ortiz
Douglas Ovens
William Pfaff
Raoul Pleskow
Manuel M. Ponce
José Rolón
Terry Riley
William Schimmel
Augusta Read Thomas
Peter Winkler
Thomas Whitman
Margarita Zelenaia
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