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Shulamit Ran

Chicago , IL   

SHULAMIT RAN has been awarded most major honors given to composers in the U.S., including the 1991 Pulitzer Prize for her Symphony.  Her music has been performed worldwide by leading ensembles including the Chicago Symphony, the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Cleveland Orchestra, the Israel Philharmonic, the New York Philharmonic, the American Composers Orchestra, the Mendelssohn, Brentano, Pacifica and Juilliard Quartets, Chanticleer, and many others.  She served as Composer-in-Residence with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra between 1990 and 1997, and with the Lyric Opera of Chicago in 1994-1997 where her residency culminated in the much-acclaimed performance of her first opera Between Two Worlds (the Dybbuk).  Ran, who is the Andrew MacLeish Distinguished Service Professor Emerita at the University of Chicago where she had taught since 1973, is currently composing Anne Frank, a full-scale opera on a libretto by Charles Kondek, to be premiered by the Indiana University Opera and Ballet Theater at the Jacob School of Music in 2020.  The recipient of five honorary degrees, she is an elected member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.  Her music is published by Theodore Presser Company and by the Israeli Music Institute and recorded on more than a dozen labels.

Violin Concerto: Movement II performed by Ittai Shapira and the BBC Concert Orchestra

Shulamit Ran’s Violin Concerto was recorded for Albany Records by violinist Ittai Shapira, conductor Charles Hazlewood and the BBC Concert Orchestra. ℗ 2008 Albany Records, Released on: 2007-12-01. Music Publisher: Theodore Presser.

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Mirage performed by the Da Capo Chamber Players

The award-winning, internationally acclaimed Da Capo Chamber Players embodies an exciting legacy of musical direction. Here they perform Shulamit Ran’s Mirage on an album entitled “The Music of Shulamit Ran”. ℗ 2011 Bridge Records, Inc. Released on: 1995-06-01. Music Publisher: Theodore Presser.

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Credo/Ani Ma’amin performed by Chanticleer

Shulamit Ran’s Credo/Ani Ma’amin is performed by Chanticleer on their album “And On Earth, Peace: A Chanticleer Mass”. ℗ 2007 Rhino Entertainment Company, a Warner Music Group Company.

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