WFMT: Music of Paul Moravec

January 27, 2013

Paul Moravec: Northern Lights Electric

Moravec: Montserrat (Cello Concerto) (22:28) BMOP/Sound

Matt Haimovitz, cello; Boston Modern Orchestra Project / Gil Rose

Moravec’s cello concerto pays tribute to Pablo Casals and the mountaintop monastery that became Continue reading

NPR: Musical Google Earth: Composer Paul Moravec’s Sense Of Place

January 22 2013

The mountainside Montserrat monastery, north of Barcelona, inspired Paul Moravec to write a cello concerto.

“Location, location, location” is the mantra of real estate, but for centuries geographical locales have also been a boon to the imagination of many a composer. Continue reading

WQXR: Album of the Week, Boston Modern Orchestra Project Charts Path in American Concert Music

January 7, 2013

Northern Lights Electric, the title track on the Boston Modern Orchestra Project‘s 24th(!) self-released recording in five years, demonstrates just how finely matched the Project is to the album’s star composer, Paul Moravec. The polished Continue reading

After Reading Shakespeare

After Reading Shakespeare

After Reading Shakespeare

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Works for solo cello by Ned Rorem, Paul Morevec and Lewis Spratlan.

After Reading Shakespeare features literary-themed solo cello suites by three beloved Pulitzer Prize-winning American composers. These witty and lyrical suites bring to life characters and quotations from Shakespeare, Mark Twain, Continue reading