December 31, 2009

2009 News Updates

Additionally, my work, Oceanic Verses, is part of New York City Opera’s 2010 VOX series, and my piece, Nightsong, recorded by Sam Solomon on my Body Maps album, won first place in the 2009 Classical Marimba League Composition Competition.

Paola will be featured in Drome’s Time 2009 issue. http://www.dromemagazine.com DROME magazine is a prestigious, alternative and cosmopolitan Italian quarterly that deals with the contemporary world of art and culture, taking on a different theme in every issue.

Pianist Alejandro Vela is performing “Deja Que Salga” (written for him) in Rome on March 3, 2010 and will record the work subsequently for his debut album.

VIA held it’s CD release at Galapagos on November 22! Traveling Songs and Sounds were presented, with music by Paola Prestini, Milica Paranosic and Pablo Rieppi. Spoken word by Nuyorican prize winner Roger Bonair-Agard, and film by German experimentalist Carmen Kordas. With improv sensation Helga Davis, and the famed jazz chanteuse, Magos Herrera.

Paola was featured at the Green Space, WNYC’s new space, on May 27th at 8pm. The evening broadcasted live (works featured from new Tzadik album)! Listen here: http://www.thegreenespace.org

Body Maps, Paola’s multi-media collaboration will premiere in Europe at HOT ART ’09, June 10 – 14 2009, Basel, Switzerland.

Paola’s Carnegie Hall commission Oceanic Verses was premiered at Zankel Hall on May 9th.

Paola took part in The American Composers Orchestra Immigrant Heritage Week with the work, “Without” for string quartet in April 2009.

Paola Prestini was recently commissioned by WNYC, listen here: http://www.wnyc.org, and by Cory Hills for a solo percussion piece to be premiered in 2009.

Paola was recently commissioned by Carnegie Hall/Weill Institute Professional Training Workshops for the Dawn Upsaw/Osvaldo Goljiov workshops and will be creating a new work for a May 2009 premiere.

A new work “VioLens”, was commissioned by Concert Artist Guild and the Cary Trust for a VisionIntoArt (VIA) 2009 premiere.

A new work, “Cut Him out in Little Stars…” inspired by Sicilian folk melodies, was commissioned by Concert Artist Guild for a January 2009 Carnegie Hall premiere with soprano Sarah Wolfson.

New film score for the film “Without” by Brent Bishop and Gregory Tuzin. This work will be performed and recorded by the Kronos Quartet in August 2008.

This month, writings on collaboration and life will deput on Zorn’s Arcana, Musician’s on Music collection of essays, along with a new CD, “Body Maps” on the Tzadik label, with a commissioned cover painting by friend and collaborator, Erika Harrsch.

December 31, 2009

2009 News Updates

December 31, 2009

2009 News Updates

Additionally, my work, Oceanic Verses, is part of New York City Opera’s 2010 VOX series, and my piece, Nightsong, recorded by Sam Solomon on my Body Maps album, won first place in the 2009 Classical Marimba League Composition Competition.

Paola will be featured in Drome’s Time 2009 issue. http://www.dromemagazine.com DROME magazine is a prestigious, alternative and cosmopolitan Italian quarterly that deals with the contemporary world of art and culture, taking on a different theme in every issue.

Pianist Alejandro Vela is performing “Deja Que Salga” (written for him) in Rome on March 3, 2010 and will record the work subsequently for his debut album.

VIA held it’s CD release at Galapagos on November 22! Traveling Songs and Sounds were presented, with music by Paola Prestini, Milica Paranosic and Pablo Rieppi. Spoken word by Nuyorican prize winner Roger Bonair-Agard, and film by German experimentalist Carmen Kordas. With improv sensation Helga Davis, and the famed jazz chanteuse, Magos Herrera.

Paola was featured at the Green Space, WNYC’s new space, on May 27th at 8pm. The evening broadcasted live (works featured from new Tzadik album)! Listen here: http://www.thegreenespace.org

Body Maps, Paola’s multi-media collaboration will premiere in Europe at HOT ART ’09, June 10 – 14 2009, Basel, Switzerland.

Paola’s Carnegie Hall commission Oceanic Verses was premiered at Zankel Hall on May 9th.

Paola took part in The American Composers Orchestra Immigrant Heritage Week with the work, “Without” for string quartet in April 2009.

Paola Prestini was recently commissioned by WNYC, listen here: http://www.wnyc.org, and by Cory Hills for a solo percussion piece to be premiered in 2009.

Paola was recently commissioned by Carnegie Hall/Weill Institute Professional Training Workshops for the Dawn Upsaw/Osvaldo Goljiov workshops and will be creating a new work for a May 2009 premiere.

A new work “VioLens”, was commissioned by Concert Artist Guild and the Cary Trust for a VisionIntoArt (VIA) 2009 premiere.

A new work, “Cut Him out in Little Stars…” inspired by Sicilian folk melodies, was commissioned by Concert Artist Guild for a January 2009 Carnegie Hall premiere with soprano Sarah Wolfson.

New film score for the film “Without” by Brent Bishop and Gregory Tuzin. This work will be performed and recorded by the Kronos Quartet in August 2008.

This month, writings on collaboration and life will deput on Zorn’s Arcana, Musician’s on Music collection of essays, along with a new CD, “Body Maps” on the Tzadik label, with a commissioned cover painting by friend and collaborator, Erika Harrsch.

December 31, 2009

2009 News Updates

Additionally, my work, Oceanic Verses, is part of New York City Opera’s 2010 VOX series, and my piece, Nightsong, recorded by Sam Solomon on my Body Maps album, won first place in the 2009 Classical Marimba League Composition Competition.

Paola will be featured in Drome’s Time 2009 issue. http://www.dromemagazine.com DROME magazine is a prestigious, alternative and cosmopolitan Italian quarterly that deals with the contemporary world of art and culture, taking on a different theme in every issue.

Pianist Alejandro Vela is performing “Deja Que Salga” (written for him) in Rome on March 3, 2010 and will record the work subsequently for his debut album.

VIA held it’s CD release at Galapagos on November 22! Traveling Songs and Sounds were presented, with music by Paola Prestini, Milica Paranosic and Pablo Rieppi. Spoken word by Nuyorican prize winner Roger Bonair-Agard, and film by German experimentalist Carmen Kordas. With improv sensation Helga Davis, and the famed jazz chanteuse, Magos Herrera.

Paola was featured at the Green Space, WNYC’s new space, on May 27th at 8pm. The evening broadcasted live (works featured from new Tzadik album)! Listen here: http://www.thegreenespace.org

Body Maps, Paola’s multi-media collaboration will premiere in Europe at HOT ART ’09, June 10 – 14 2009, Basel, Switzerland.

Paola’s Carnegie Hall commission Oceanic Verses was premiered at Zankel Hall on May 9th.

Paola took part in The American Composers Orchestra Immigrant Heritage Week with the work, “Without” for string quartet in April 2009.

Paola Prestini was recently commissioned by WNYC, listen here: http://www.wnyc.org, and by Cory Hills for a solo percussion piece to be premiered in 2009.

Paola was recently commissioned by Carnegie Hall/Weill Institute Professional Training Workshops for the Dawn Upsaw/Osvaldo Goljiov workshops and will be creating a new work for a May 2009 premiere.

A new work “VioLens”, was commissioned by Concert Artist Guild and the Cary Trust for a VisionIntoArt (VIA) 2009 premiere.

A new work, “Cut Him out in Little Stars…” inspired by Sicilian folk melodies, was commissioned by Concert Artist Guild for a January 2009 Carnegie Hall premiere with soprano Sarah Wolfson.

New film score for the film “Without” by Brent Bishop and Gregory Tuzin. This work will be performed and recorded by the Kronos Quartet in August 2008.

This month, writings on collaboration and life will deput on Zorn’s Arcana, Musician’s on Music collection of essays, along with a new CD, “Body Maps” on the Tzadik label, with a commissioned cover painting by friend and collaborator, Erika Harrsch.