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Michael Fine: Bio

Michael is widely acknowledged as one of the top producers of classical music recordings in the world and holds a Grammy Award for Classical Producer of the Year. He has numerous best sellers to his credit including Gold and Platinum recordings in several countries. Additionally, he has been artistic manager of orchestras including the Rotterdam Philharmonic, Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, Seoul Philharmonic and Gergiev Festival Rotterdam.  As a clarinetist, Michael is a regular performer at Festival Mozaic and the Tongyeong International Festival and has performed chamber music on three continents. Michael began composing after age sixty calling it ‘the natural evolution of everything I have done in music.' A recording of his orchestral music with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra was recently released by the French label Evidence. In 2017, Michael was named Composer-in-Residence at the first edition of Habana Clásica, Cuba's first international classical music festival, a role he repeated in 2018. 

1 At the Gate, Overture for Orchestra - Moderato deciso
2 Double Concerto for 2 Violins and String Orchestra I. Andante
3 II. Adagio
4 III. Allegro
5 iV. Andante
6 Brother Fox for Orchastra
7 Suite for Strings (2014) 1. Overture: Allegro
8 Heading North: Moderato
9 Heading South: Andante cantabile
10 Finding Home: Adagio sonore
11 Seasonal Rites for Orchestra I. Spring Revels: Allegro
12 III. Autumn Flame: Andante
13 IV. Winter Candle: Allegretto
Double Concerto for Two Violins & String Orchestra
Suite for Strings
At The Gate (New Mix)
Brother Fox
Seasonal Rites
Suite for Strings - Finding Home
LIVING MUSIC Interview
Arkansas Symphony Orchestra - in conversation
The Producer's Role

The scores of composer Michael Fine are born from his improvisations on the piano and are nourished by his travels and his readings: his music derives from a poetic imagination and carries therefore lots of visual evocations. From Korea and its palaces (At the Gate) to Scotland and the writer Alexander McCall Smith (Brother Fox), the world and its landscapes pass by over the seasons (Seasonal Rites) as you listen to it.

A sound immersion all the more successful due to the fact that Michael Fine is also a Grammy winning producer for his expertise in sound recording.

What's more, as himself a performer, Michael Fine has written music for musicians. This recording is the faithful testimony of a collective adventure where musicians share their pleasure to play and then offer it to the public.

Crossover Media Projects with: Michael Fine