“Tempest Fantasy” to help celebrate 100 years of the Pulitzer Prize

New World Symphony

To help celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Pulitzer Prizes the New World Symphony will present a concert titled “Taking the Prize: A Pulitzer Centennial Celebration” November 20, 20116. at New World Center in Miami Beach. Three former winners will be presented: Paul Moravec’s “Tempest Fantasy” (2004); Steven Reich’s “Double Sextet” (2009); and Aaron Copland’s […] Read more »

“The Overlook Hotel Suite is fantastic!”

Subito Music Corporation

From Subito Music: "'Paul Moravec’s new work The Overlook Hotel Suite is fantastic!' George Manahan, Music Director of the American Composers Orchestra, introduces us to Moravec’s new orchestral piece, as he looks forward to leading the October 28 world premiere at Carnegie Hall’s Zankel Hall. The Overlook Hotel Suite is based on Moravec’s critically acclaimed new opera The Shining, which premiered in May to sold-out audiences at the Minnesota Opera." Read more »

“Music, Awake!” Honors John Sinclair

John Sinclair | Bach Festival Society

The Bach Festival Society's John Sinclair 25th anniversary is being honored with the most appropriate tribute: a world-premiere composition, Music, Awake!, composed by Paul Moravec with text by Terry Teachout. Mr. Sinclair will conduct will conduct the sold-out performances this weekend at Rollins College and plans to record the work later in the year. Read more »

Carolina Ballet presents “Tempest Fantasy”

Ballet News

Carolina Ballet presents artistic director Robert Weiss’ Tempest Fantasy featuring Paul Moravec’s 2004 Pulitzer Prize winning score of the same name to create a ballet of one of Shakespeare’s most well known plays, The Tempest. The program runs March 3-20, 2016 at the A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater of the Duke Energy Center for the Performing […] Read more »

More on “Brandenburg Gate”

Subito Music Corporation

Subito Music Corporation – Paul’s publisher – has more on the upcoming presentation of the Boston Modern Orchestra Project presentation of the Boston premiere of Paul Moravec’s Brandenburg Gate as part of its winter program “The New Brandenburgs.” Access the complete article… Read more »

St. Bonaventure University: Evening with Paul Moravec

Buffalo Chamber Players

The Buffalo Chamber Players perform Paul Moravec’s string quartet Vince & Jan: 1945 and his Pulitzer Prize-winning work Tempest Fantasy on September 25, 2015 at “Evening with Paul Moravec” at St. Bonaventure University Quick Center for the Arts. The portrait concert features a pre-concert talk with the composer, as well as Moravec’s new sacred choral […] Read more »

Enso Quartet to Premiere Dialogue at Music Mountain

Music Mountain

Commissioned by Music Mountain for the Enso Quartet, Dialogue is an eight-minute work that premieres on July 19 and will be the inaugural performance in the festival’s new five-year commissioning project “Dialogues with the Past.” Yates continues. “We knew we had to find someone quite unique for this project, because it involved creating a conversation […] Read more »

World Premiere: Amorisms

Nashville Music City

From the Nashville Music City website A commission by three prominent Nashville arts organizations — the GRAMMY-nominated ALIAS Chamber Ensemble, Nashville Ballet, and vocal group Portara Ensemble — will soon result in a world premiere of Paul Moravec’s Amorisms. Actually, the world premiere will take place in May 2014 in two parts. ALIAS and Portara […] Read more »

de Mare, Sondheim and “I Think About You”

Anthony de Mare

On August 25, 2013, pianist Anthony de Mare presented Liaisons: Re-Imagining Sondheim from the Piano in Bennett Gordon Hall at Ravinia Festival, exploring Sondheim song arrangements which de Mare has commissioned from classical, jazz, and musical theater composers. According to The Contrapuntist ‘Paul Moravec’s “I Think about You”, inspired by “Losing My Mind” from Follies, […] Read more »