Paul Alan Levi, composer

Press


“…uninhibited emotional expression…skillful instrumentation.”

The New York Times

 

“Paul Alan Levi's oratorio Dayenu is a work which really does soar through its music, and was given a sumptuous Carnegie Hall premiere by the New York Choral Society."

Aufbau

 

“Mr. Levi has a natural flair for theatrical choral music.”

New Music Connoisseur

 

“. . .vigorous. . .Evocatively scored…inventive choral effects…clever…reflective and controlled.”

Chorus!

 

“gradual transformations of harmony, melodic fragmentation, and rhythmic alteration…skillfully handled…quite sensuous.”

The Boston Herald

 

“music of magic and fantasy.”

Sonneck Society Bulletin

 

“. . . a work of impressively individual profile, full of piquantly arresting thematic and structural material…successfully balanced between the lyric and crusty…beautifully voiced for the ensemble.”

The New York Daily News

 

“writes knowingly for the instruments…compelling and dynamic…”

Ledger-Star (Norfolk, VA)

 

“…a real winner.”

The New York Times