Review: “Brilliant playing takes top prize in New World’s Pulitzer program”

South Florida Classical Review

From the South Florida Classical Review: "Prior to the performance of his Tempest Fantasy, the 2004 Pulitzer winner, composer Paul Moravec took the stage at the New World Center and delivered an enlightening preview of his score with the musicians playing excerpts from each of the work’s five movements. Moravec has forged his own musical language. At once accessible, yet challenging, there is a bristling and restless aura to Moravec’s fantasy on scenes and characters from Shakespeare’s The Tempest. Scored for violin, cello, clarinet and piano, the score is brimming with engaging melodic content and finely textured instrumental harmonics." Read more »

“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 »

Upcoming: Pulitzer Centennial

Pulitzer Prize Centennial

The Pulitzer Prize yearlong Centennial celebration kicks off with a special, invitation-only event for prize winners January 28-29, 2016 in Washington D.C. Paul Moravec, having won the 2004 Pulitzer Prize in Music, will be in attendance. Future events around the country will be free and open to the public. Throughout 2016, Pulitzer winners and enthusiasts […] Read more »