New CD by Krystin O'Mara: Obsession

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Tom Poore
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New CD by Krystin O'Mara: Obsession

Post by Tom Poore » Tue Dec 03, 2013 3:22 am

American guitarist Krystin O'Mara has released her debut solo CD. The program:

Zapateado: Regino Sainz de la Maza
Fantaisie élégiaque: Fernando Sor
Obsession: Viet Cuong
Julia Florida: Agustín Barrios
Trois Tableaux d’Andersen: Ian Krouse

You can find the CD and sound samples here:

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The centerpiece of this CD is a new work composed for O'Mara by the young award winning composer Viet Cuong. You can find a complete recording of O'Mara performing this impressive new work on Mr. Cuong's website:

http://vietcuongmusic.com/obsession

Tom Poore
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Re: New CD by Krystin O'Mara: Obsession

Post by Tom Poore » Wed Jun 11, 2014 2:23 am

Krystin’s CD received its first review. Here’s an excerpt:

“She possesses wonderful technique as well as keen musical sensibilities, and her auspicious choices of repertoire easily hold your attention.”

You can read the full review here:

http://clevelandclassical.wordpress.com ... cd-review/

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Re: New CD by Krystin O'Mara: Obsession

Post by Tom Poore » Sun May 10, 2015 8:31 pm

Another positive review:

http://classicalguitarmagazine.com/krys ... Mzg3MDY1S0

I’m told the reviewer, Paul Fowles, is no pushover. So getting a good review from him is nice.

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Re: New CD by Krystin O'Mara: Obsession

Post by JohnNguyen » Sun May 10, 2015 11:39 pm

One has to listen to her playing of the Obsession, 10 and a half minutes, and worth every seconds of that piece.
Cheers,

John

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Re: New CD by Krystin O'Mara: Obsession

Post by Tom Poore » Mon May 11, 2015 12:37 pm

JohnNguyen wrote:One has to listen to her playing of the Obsession, 10 and a half minutes, and worth every seconds of that piece.
That’s easy enough to do. Just pop on over to the composer’s web site:

http://vietcuongmusic.com/obsession

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