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Review: Collectif9 – Vagues et Ombres

One of Luna Pearl Woolf‘s newest works, Contact, and some of Thibault Bertin-Maghit’s arrangements are featured on this great album!

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Album Release: Collectif9’s “Vagues et ombres”

The Violin Channel: Classical Music News OUT NOW | Ensemble Collectif9’s “Vagues et ombres” Featuring arrangements by Thibault Bertin-Maghit and one of composer Luna Pearl Woolf‘s most recent compositions, Contact.

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Five Bishop Songs

By Lewis Spratlan | For SATB Chorus, and Piano | 25′

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Clarinet Trio

By Lewis Spratlan | For Clarinet, Cello, and Piano | 8′

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Piano Suite No. 1

By Lewis Spratlan | For Solo Piano | 13′

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Three Sonatas

By Lewis Spratlan | For Solo Piano | 9′

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Piano Quartet No. 2

By Lewis Spratlan | For Piano Quartet | 14′

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Fantasia

By Lewis Spratlan | For Piano, Four-Hands | 16′

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Gaia

By Lewis Spratlan | For Flute, Guitar, and Cello | 15′

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String Quartet No. 3

By Lewis Spratlan | For String Quartet | 22′

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String Quartet No. 2

By Lewis Spratlan | For String Quartet | 25′

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Fantasy Dances

By Lewis Spratlan | For Violin and Piano | 13′

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Vespers Cantata: Hesperus is Phosphorus

By Lewis Spratlan | For Chorus, SATB, and Chamber Ensemble | 65′

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The New York Times | David Sanford’s Music Has Flown Under the Radar. It Shouldn’t.

Few composers have broader stylistic reach. But on a new album, “A Prayer for Lester Bowie,” he makes it all cohere. By Seth Colter Walls Oct. 15, 2021 It’s not a big mystery why David Sanford’s energetic, well-crafted music has stayed … Continue reading

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M@A Presents: BMOP’s “Lew Spratlan and Friends”

Join the Grammy Award-winning Boston Modern Orchestra Project in celebrating Lew Spratlan‘s 80th Birthday year! The composer’s subtle and substantive “Chamber Symphony,” is presented alongside music by composers from Amherst and beyond. Lew Spratlan taught at Amherst College from 1970 until … Continue reading

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Montreal Gazette | Montreal classical composer got long COVID, then a Grammy nomination

Fire and Flood is a deliciously adventurous collection that Woolf refers to as a “composer portrait.” By T’Cha Dunlevy March 25, 2021 Luna Pearl Woolf caught COVID-19 on March 10, 2020, at a charity concert and dinner during a two-day trip … Continue reading

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The New Yorker | When Your Muses Are Leonard Cohen and Bernie Madoff’s Wife, Ruth

Luna Pearl Woolf’s Grammy-nominated classical album features a chorus of cruel laughter and other un-calm sounds. By Anna Russell March 15, 2021 When Luna Pearl Woolf, a composer of distinctively unsleepy classical music, first moved to Montreal, she liked to … Continue reading

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City News Montreal | Montreal opera composer and COVID-19 long-hauler nominated for a grammy

By Alyssia Rubertucci March 9, 2021 MONTREAL – When Montreal opera composer Luna Pearl Woolf isn’t deep into her music work, she’s doing things like monitoring her heart rate just to keep her COVID-19 long-haul symptoms at bay. And after a whirlwind of … Continue reading

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CTV News | Grammy Award nomination for Montreal artist a big boost as she battles post-COVID symptoms

By Cindy Sherwin February 24, 2021 MONTREAL — Luna Pearl Woolf sank to her lowest point last November. The successful Montreal composer was emotionally and physically worn out from living with post-COVID symptoms for more than seven months. Tired of … Continue reading

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Ludwig van Toronto: Emotional Power and Bravura Performance in Tapestry Opera’s JACQUELINE

“kudos to Woolf for her beautiful musical idiom and her brilliant execution” Continue reading

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