Tag Archives: Luna Pearl Woolf

San Francisco Classical Voice: Lisa Delan Recital A Pure Delight

Woolf’s composition alluringly displayed diverse facets of love refracted through a variety of genres, with Haimovitz channeling a jazz bass pizzicato here, sliding into Middle Eastern modes there,something fluttering with O’Riley like attendant lovebirds. Continue reading

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The New York Times: Her Art, Her Passion, Her Torment: Joyce DiDonato Celebrates Camille Claudel at Zankel Hall

February 6, 2015 Joyce DiDonato at Zankel Hall with the Brentano String Quartet: from left, Serena Canin, Mark Steinberg, Nina Lee and Misha Amory. Credit: Hiroyuki Ito for The New York Times The life of the French sculptor Camille Claudel is … Continue reading

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San Francisco Classical Voice: From the Top Loves the S.F. Conservatory

February 4, 2015 Christopher O’Riley, photo by Edy Perez   It’s been a while, seven years, since the popular NPR musical talent show From the Tophas been back to San Francisco. The show is planning to tape a show at … Continue reading

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Mountain Lake, PBS: Mélange à Trois

May 17, 2014 After first hearing Krystina Marcoux’s fiery, solo performance of Jennifer Higdon’s Percussion Concerto back in 2013, it was with a lot of anticipation that I attended Luna Pearl Woolf’s original voiceless opera Mélange à Trois with the BIK ensemble last Friday, … Continue reading

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Ontogeny

By Luna Pearl Woolf | For Bassoon, Horn and Piano Quartet | 16′

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Sonnet CXXX

By Luna Pearl Woolf | For Soprano, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon and Violin | 10′

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Prayer

By Ernest Bloch/Luna Pearl Woolf | For Solo Cello and String Orchestra | 4′

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The New York Times, ArtsBeat: Opera America Names Eight Grant Winners

April 2, 2014 Late last year, Opera America set out to encourage women composers to write new operas, and offered incentives, by way of a two-year grant program, underwritten by the Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation. The organization announced the first group of recipients … Continue reading

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Mélange à trois

By Luna Pearl Woolf | For Violin, Cello, and Percussion | 30′

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Boston Classical Review: A bustling Boston music season is on tap with several anniversary celebrations

September 3, 2013 There is expectation everywhere. A new music director at Symphony Hall ( even though he won’t really get going for a year). A new opera troupe in town, restoring one of Boston’s best conductors to the pit … Continue reading

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Herald-Times: Chamber Choir Focuses on Musical, Verbal Message

March 5, 2013 The Bloomington chamber choir Voces Novae performs with artistic integrity and is motivated by social conscience. … At the heart of the concert was a performance of “Après Moi, le Déluge,”

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Hoosier Times: Voces Novae program a unique combination of words and music

March 3, 2013 For Susan Swaney and her Voces Novae Chamber Choir, the reason for a performance has always been music plus. … So, this evening’s concert at the Unitarian Universalist Church, titles “Decadence and Disater, appears to fit into … Continue reading

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New York Times: Forces of Nature and Ecstasy – Julian Wachner’s Trinity Choir at Zankel Hall

June 3, 2012 Since the conductor and composer Julian Wachner became

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Luna Pearl Woolf: Events 2011-2012

Luna Pearl Woolf’s upcoming performances: October 26-27: recording of “AngelHeart” for narrator and five cellos, at Piccollo Studios in Montreal, Canada. November 12, 2011: “Ten Images” performed by Krista Martynes, clarinet, and Elinor Frey, cello, at Wilder and Davis Luthiers in … Continue reading

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Luna Pearl Woolf: Events

Upcoming performances: April 5, 2011 at 7:30 pm: Songs for Women’s Chorus will be performed by the McGill University Chorus at Pollack Hall in Montreal. François Ouimet directing. The concert will be webcast at: http://www.mcgill.ca/music/events/concerts/webcasts April 28, 2011, 8:00 pm: When … Continue reading

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