Montserrat on “Now is the Time”

WRTI

From the WRTI.org website: It’s the mystery of creation and Casals on Now is the Time, Sunday, March 31st at 10 pm. Paul Moravec visited Montserrat, home of a monastery and of a statue of Pablo Casals. The great cellist had played there and was friends with the monks who attended to the Shrine of […] Read more »

Review: “…a relatively new work by American composer Paul Moravec stood out”

Left Bank Quartet

From the Washington Post, March 11, 2013: The Left Bank Quartet has distinguished itself by its programming of contemporary music, if not always by the overall quality of its playing. The group’s performance on Sunday afternoon, presented through the Steinway Series of free concerts in the auditorium of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, was a […] Read more »

New York Times Review of The Blizzard Voices

NY Times Arts

The Blizzard Voices Oratorio Society of New York/Kent Tritle, conductor New York Premiere, Carnegie Hall March 5, 2013 On Tuesday evening the Oratorio Society of New York presented a…new work by Paul Moravec, The Blizzard Voices. Mr. Moravec’s oratorio uses texts by the former poet laureate Ted Kooser, based on testimonies from survivors of the […] Read more »

Philadelphia Inquirer: Violin Concerto Review

Philadelphia Inquirer

Review of Paul Moravec’s Violin Concerto, March 1, 2013 by David Patrick Stearns, Inquirer Music Critic The Moravec concerto dates from 2010 but arrived at Symphony in C on Friday in revised form, with authoritative soloist Maria Bachmann and a much clearer train of thought as it walks a delicate line between melodiousness and a […] Read more »