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  • Mudang in May
    It will be wonderful to welcome the incomparable Gamin back to New York in May! She’ll join ETHEL in the New York premiere (and deuxieme) of MUDANG, which I composed for them last year. Her piri – a traditional oboe whose simplicity belies its...
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  • There Is a New Creation – at Harvard
    In mid-February, I’ll have a couple days’ residency at alma mater Harvard to get together with grad and undergrad students who are composing and/or interested in education or arts administration.  I’m thrilled that my artistic side will get a little play with the premiere...
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  • One final piece for 2014
    In the year 2014, three wonderful young artists – Jenny Q Chai, Gamin, Yoonie Han – stretched my music in new ways through the brilliance of their talents. While I composed nothing orchestral (since my Violin Concerto “Katrina” of 2011) I laid the groundwork for...
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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. MUDANG New York Premiere!

    May 2 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  2. MUDANG at the Korea Society

    May 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 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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