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Examiner: PENTATONE tries to get the jump on Christmas music marketing

Woolf has mustered just the right combination of sonorities and thematic material that makes the perfect glove to fit Wilner’s poetic hand. Continue reading

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New York Times: What Happens When Bach Visits the Cafeteria

by DAVID ALLEN October 27, 2015 Students eating at Columbia University’s John Jay Dining Hall, an airy den reverberating with undergraduate chatter, were in for a surprise last Wednesday. When they walked in for dinner, they found Matt Haimovitz — … Continue reading

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Primephonic: To Inspire, To Create, To Engage and To Empower

The American composer Luna Pearl Woolf is at the pinnacle of a new generation of politically conscious and artistically progressive composers. Her work… Continue reading

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How Bright the Darkness

By Luna Pearl Woolf | For Treble Choir, Harp, Percussion, and String Orchestra | 6′

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We Are God’s Children / MotherSongs

By Luna Pearl Woolf | For Mezzo-Soprano and String Quartet  | 9′

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Duo

By Luna Pearl Woolf | For Violin and Cello | 16′ Title: Duo Composer: Luna Pearl Woolf Year Composed: 2014 Instrumentation: Violin and Cello Duration: 16′ Format: Score and Parts Catalogue Number: OM0153 Printed Edition Price: 40.00 USD PDF Price: 35.00 USD Premiered … Continue reading

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Like As the Waves

By Diana Rosenblum| For Three Female Voices and Violoncello | 5′

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Sonnet 60 of William Shakespeare

By Božo Banović | For Three Female Voices and Violoncello | 7′

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How Bright the Darkness

By Luna Pearl Woolf | For Solo Baritone, Women’s Chorus, Harp, Percussion, and String Orchestra | 6′

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Travels

By Lewis Spratlan | For Male Chorus, TTBB, and Piano, four-hands | 9′ Title: Travels Composer: Lewis Spratlan Text by: Mary Jo Salter and Brad Leithauser Year Composed: 2011 Instrumentation: For Male Chorus, TTBB, and Piano, four-hands Duration: 9′ Format: Full … Continue reading

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Suspense

By Luna Pearl Woolf | For Eight Cellos and Four Percussion | 11′

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L’Opéra: On Se Souviens De Toi, Sappho (We Remember You, Sappho)

April 12, 2015 Présenté pour la première fois avec mis en scène, [à la compagnie Ballet-Opéra-Pantomime, directeur Hubert Tanguay-Labrosse] l’opéra Orpheus on Sappho’s Shore de Luna Pearl Woolf s’est révélé une fascinante et onirique proposition artistique: la rencontre de ces … Continue reading

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Congratulations to composer David Sanford: Winner of a 2015 Goddard Lieberson Fellowship from the American Academy of Arts and Letters

David Sanford has been awarded a 2015 Goddard Lieberson Fellowship from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. The Fellowship of $15,000 is awarded to mid-career composers of exceptional gifts. David’s extraordinary musicianship and unbridled creativity are an inspiration! For more information please … Continue reading

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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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Oxingale Music announces Winner of Composition Competition

Oxingale Music announces Winner of Composition Competition Continue reading

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THE PILLAR – Opera-in-progress

THE PILLAR An opera by Luna Pearl Woolf Libretto by David Van Taylor In The Pillar, a prominent woman confronts the tragic consequences of her own compromise. Embracing a role that brought her position and affluence, Ruth centered her whole life on … Continue reading

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The New York Times: Classical Playlist: John Adams, Handel, Lewis Spratlan and More

This welcome new recording from the impressive Boston Modern Orchestra Project offers three ingeniously written and distinctive Spratlan works. Continue reading

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Oxingale Music Announces New Composition Competition for Cello and Voice

Oxingale Music, publisher of a range of contemporary sheet music from award-winning composers, announces the first in a series of composition competitions aimed at building the repertoire for cello and unusual ensembles. Continue reading

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