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  • Jenny Q Chai’s JUMP
    So!  Haute pianista Jenny Q. Chai  is off to Havana to play my JUMP – composed for her. But her October 7 recital at the Festival Leo Brouwer is only the beginning. She’ll then bring it to audiences in California and Belgium. I hope they’re...
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  • JUMP for Jenny Q Chai
    Just completed JUMP – a piano solo, 7 minutes long, for Jenny Q. Chai, the charismatic young pianist in Shanghai. She asked me to write for her recital in Havana on October 7 – part of the Festival Leo Brouwer. An amazing lineup of...
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  • Summer Time, Composing Time
    Just about when the New York Philharmonic leave for Vail, that time of year arrives when I can start composing in earnest. I have more projects lined up than ever before – from small and simple to large and complex – with many enticing...
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The style is eclectic and the piece is pictorially vivid.”

—The Times of London


An evening of one-act operas that proudly luxuriate in the spirit of the Renaissance.”

—The New York Times


An orchestral construction that was extremely intriguing and satisfying in its tonal complexity.”

—Knoxville Metropulse


 Hosannas announces itself as a kind of concerto for orchestra in miniature. It also works as a brilliant fanfare, a fitting way to start a new century of orchestral music in Reading.

—Reading Eagle


Kept the audience in the kind of high state of excitement that may exist in Paradise for those of us lucky enough to get there.

—Greenfield Recorder


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About Theodore Wiprud

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As a composer, concert presenter, educator, and music executive, Theodore Wiprud has played many important roles in the musical life of New York City and the United States since the 1980s.

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Upcoming Performances

  1. String Quartet No. 2, Intimations and Incarnations, Comes to Brooklyn

    February 12, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm


American Violin Concertos

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Violin Concerto (Katrina) performed by Ittai Shapira and the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra.

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Fire In Heaven And Earth

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The first recording devoted to the composer's work, featuring four works of vocal, chamber, and orchestral music.

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The American Evolution

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FREE CD AVAILABLE—Sonata For Piano performed by Kris Carlisle on Piano Sonatas, Phase 2 of his recording project.

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