The Helios Guitar Quartet plays the complete 24 preludes and fugues of J.S. Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier, Book I. Arranger Michael Kudirka employs an octave guitar for the soprano part and a 7-string guitar for the bass part, allowing each prelude and fugue to remain in its original key and register.
Music of Patrício da Silva including arrangements of popular songs from the Great Depression, and new works written during the Great Recession. Featuring the guitar concerto “Keep Calm and Carry On” composed for and performed by Michael Kudirka.
World-premiere recordings of music by Veronika Krausas, Jeffrey Holmes, and Naomi Sekiya. A close look at the diverse voices of the Los Angeles new music scene at the beginning of the 21st century. All pieces dedicated to and performed by The Duo (Eric Benzant-Feldra and Michael Kudirka, guitars).
Epic album-length composition by Bryan Johanson, composed for and dedicated to The Duo (Eric Benzant-Feldra and Michael Kudirka, guitars). World premiere recording of all thirteen movements in three parts: Cool Cubed, Pentadigitopia, and Cube Squared.