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 »

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 »

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 »

Review: Intimacy, humor and beauty converge in Nashville Ballet’s Emergence

Nasville Ensemblef

From ArtsNash The Nashville Ballet presented Emergence: three new works for dance, accompanied by chamber music composed by Paul Moravec. This series is one of the best things that has come out of the ballet since it moved into the Martin Center….The program … consists of three works, each composed by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Paul […] Read more »