Tag Archives: Cello

Jacqueline

By Luna Pearl Woolf | An Opera for Soprano, Cello and Electronics | 90′

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Helter Skelter

By Lennon-McCartney/arr. by Luna Pearl Woolf | For Solo Cello | 5′

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Everybody Knows

By Leonard Cohen/arr. by Luna Pearl Woolf | For Voice Trio and Solo Cello | 5′

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Who By Fire

By Leonard Cohen/arr. by Luna Pearl Woolf | For Voice Trio and Solo Cello | 4′

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But I Digress…

By Luna Pearl Woolf | For String Ensemble and Percussion Quartet | 20′

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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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Clarinet Trio

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

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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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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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Opera Going Toronto reviews WOOLF’s JACQUELINE

Written by Ian Ritchie February 2020 Jacqueline du Pré, legendary golden-haired young cellist, unrivalled heir apparent to Casals and Rostropovich, inhabited a life transformed by multiple narrators after her death in 1987 into an almost mythical saga. A relentless surge … Continue reading

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SCHMOPERA reviews WOOLF’s JACQUELINE: COME FOR THE MUSIC, STAY FOR EVERYTHING ELSE

Written by Michael Zarathus-Cook February 23, 2020 Tapestry Opera continues their 40th anniversary season with Jacqueline, a commission for Canadian librettist Royce Vavrek and American composer Luna Pearl Woolf; the end result, directed by Tapestry Artistic Director Michael Mori, is something … Continue reading

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The Whole Note: Luna Pearl Woolf’s FIRE and FLOOD

This month Tapestry presents the world premiere of American composer Luna Pearl Woolf’s latest opera, Jacqueline. Coinciding with this is the Pentatone release of Woolf’s Fire and Flood on the Oxingale label (PTC5186803 naxosdirect.com). This striking vocal disc features mostly recent works for a cappella choir (the Choir … Continue reading

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Lili’uokalani for Solo Cello

By Luna Pearl Woolf | For Solo Cello| 10′

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Arpeggione for Cello and String Orchestra

By Luna Pearl Woolf | For Solo Cello and string orchestra| 26′ Continue reading

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Entanglement

By Luna Pearl Woolf | For Cello and Percussion | 10′

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Strings Magazine: Matt Haimovitz Returns to the Solo Suites and Intimate Venues

Given his commitment to connecting with his audience, Haimovitz chose a unique way to share this passion with his listeners. He has commissioned preludes to the Six Solo Suites, created by contemporary composers from diverse backgrounds and disciplines. “It’s a way to bring these suites into the 21st century,” he says, “to have living, breathing composers grapple with the materials, Bach’s musical building blocks, and find their own take on it.”

The six composers bringing contemporary vitality to Bach are Philip Glass, Luna Pearl Woolf, Du Yun, Vijay Iyer, Roberto Sierra, and Mohammed Fairouz. Haimovitz has encouraged them to draw on folk melodies, just as Bach did in his day. As we spoke, the pieces were still being written, and Haimovitz’s excitement and anticipation is contagious. Continue reading

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We Are God’s Children

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′

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