Paul Moravec

"As a composer, I try always to make beautiful things..."

- Paul Moravec

Paul Moravec, winner of the 2004 Pulitzer Prize in Music, has composed over one hundred orchestral, chamber, choral, vocal, film, and electro-acoustic compositions. He has been described in Opera News as “a masterful musical dramatist,” and his music has been hailed as “tuneful, ebullient and wonderfully energetic” (SF Chronicle), “riveting and fascinating” (NPR), and “assured, virtuosic” (WSJ).

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November 24, 2020

"Sanctuary Road" Nominated for Best Choral Performance Grammy

Sanctuary Road draws on the astonishing stories to be found in William Still’s memoir, The Underground Railroad, which documents the network of secret routes and safe houses used by African- American slaves to escape into free states and Canada during the early to mid-1800s.
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Harvard Magazine
June 16, 2020

The Power of Unreason - Paul Moravec's soulful music