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Michael Colina

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Michael Colina’s Requinauts, recently released on Naxos with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra and Chorus, has received wide attention and praise for its excellence. Read the Opera News review here. Purchase the CD

Colina THREE DANCES FOR CELLO AND ORCHESTRA premieres at Chautauqua

On August 20th, 2013 at the Chautauqua Institute in New York, esteemed conductor Jaime Laredo will lead the Chautauqua Symphony alongside his wife, featured cello soloist Sharon Robinson, in a world premiere of Grammy Award-winning composer Michael Colina’s Three Dances for Cello & Orchestra. Winner of the Avery Fisher Recital Award, the Piatigorsky Memorial Award, […]

Aleksandr Haskin plays Isles of Shoals

A flute recital in Moscow, 2009, where Aleksandr Haskin played Isles of Shoals.

Jacksonville Symphony premieres Colina’s VARIATIONS ON SOBRE LAS OLAS

“Everybody will know this tune,” says Michael Colina. “I created variations on this theme, making it a journey from fancy and cute to profound and triumphant.” Arguably one of the most famous Latin-American melodies ever written, it rose to prominence at circuses and fairgrounds, in part because it was one of the tunes available for […]