RELÂCHE, for a quarter century, has maintained an international reputation as a leader in commissioning, presenting and performing the innovative and exciting music of our time. Relâche is among the oldest continuously operating, non-profit organizations and chamber ensembles dedicated to contemporary music in the United States. It has consistently offered world-class performances and presentations of music by leading American and international composers and artists. In addition, Relâche has always invested heavily in the future of new music through its commitment to the work of young and emerging composers. The internationally renowned octet Relâche Ensemble fuses the familiar sounds of our popular world with the freshness and edge of the experimental avant garde.
Here is Relâche’s second release on Meyer Media, boldly going beyond convention, bringing you new and hot off the shelf music from composers Eric Moe, Joseph Koykkar, Gavin Bryars, Leslie Savoy Burrs, and Sophia Serghi. In this CD you will experience the most sublime melodies to combative harmony. Without question, this release has set the bar for what new music is about.