• December 18, 2020

    Interview: The Creation of The Adventures of Florian

    In this interview with PARMA Recordings, Michael discusses the making of FLORIAN, what it means to him, and more.

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  • February 19, 2020

    Studio Journal: Composer Michael J. Evans on recording in the Czech Republic

    THE ADVENTURES OF FLORIAN is Michael's eighth release on Navona Records, telling a fantastical story as performed by the Janaček Philharmonic Orchestra in the Czech Republic.

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Events

  • May 21, 2022

    The Portland Youth Philharmonic Performs Reunion

    Composed in 2021, Reunion celebrates our return to social life post-COVID. The music begins at, and emerges from our experiences during lockdown.

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  • December 12, 2019

    Subotica Philharmonic Performs Into the Woods

    Into the Woods was performed by the Subotica Philharmonic on December 12, 2019 at the City Hall in Subotica, Serbia.

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Press

  • December 21, 2020

    Review: Take Effect on The Adventures of Florian

    Michael J. Evans brings us an extremely detailed effort for his 7th release on the Navona label, where he presents a modern adaptation of the Henry Beston fairytale of the same name.

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  • March 23, 2017

    Review: Pizzicato on String Quartet No. 1: The Music of Erich Zann

    Picking some scenes from H.P. Lovecraft’s book ‘The Music of Erich Zann’, American composer Michael J. Evans has transformed the creepy story into one suspenseful, mysterious and sometimes dramatically accentuated music.

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  • February 22, 2017

    Review: H.P. Lovecraft Historical Society on String Quartet No. 1: The Music of Erich Zann

    As I listened the piece became more and more impressive and effective.

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  • February 12, 2016

    Review: Fanfare Magazine on Misery

    "The concept is fabulous: the bassoon directly represents the protagonist of Chekhov’s story Misery"

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