Patrick Soluri is a multi-talented composer based in New York City who specializes in dramatic music for orchestra, ballet, opera, film & TV. His love of telling stories through music is evident by a large body of work and commissions for the stage, screen and concert hall. His music is performed regularly at venue such as Carnegie Hall, The Kennedy Center, and around the US and in Europe. He has studied with many illustrious composers and musicians and received numerous honors and recognitions. In addition to composing, his abilities have also enabled him to work fluidly as an orchestrator and music producer in numerous styles of music... (more)
- (ballet) MYTH OF SYSIPHUS commissioned by INTERMEZZO DANCE COMPANY (Craig Salstein, ABT) to be performed January 17 & 18, 2015; cast includes Abi Stafford (principal, NYCB).
The Intermezzo Dance Company commissioned Patrick to compose a ballet score based on the "Myth of Sysiphus." The piece is choreographed by the companies Artstic Director, Craig Salstein, who is also a soloist at American Ballet Theater. The work was first performed as a work-in-progress at Vassar College on March 29th and 30th, 2014, and will have its world premier January 17th and 18th, 2015 at Miller Theater in NYC. Both casts included Abi Stafford, principal ballerina at New York City Ballet.
Tickets available at www.millertheatre.com
- (orchestra) Symphonic Overture commissioned & premiered by GULF COAST SYMPHONY
The Gulf Coast Symphony commissioned Patrick to compose
a symphonic overture in celebration of their 20th Anniversary. The world premiere was November 22, 2014 at the Barbara Mann Performaing Arts Hall and conducted by Andrew Kurtz, the orchestra's music director. Additional performances in Spring 2015 to be announced. www.gulfcoastsymphony.org
- (opera) EMBEDDED is premiered; full production
The one act opera, "EMBEDDED" (music by Patrick Soluri and libretto by Deborah Brevoort), receivde its world premiere and a fully staged production in March 2014 by Fargo-Moorehead Opera. Originally commissioned by American Lyric Theater (ALT), it is a co-production with Fort Worth Opera, and spear headed by ALT. The opera was also one of the winners of the 2013 FRONTIERS opera competition by Fort Worth Opera and showcased during the 2013 Fort Worth Opera Festival. Additional performances by other companies of this production are currently in discussion.
More info www.fwopera.org
- News article in Star-Telegram
- (film) Film trailer for NCM currently screening on 19,000 film screens in 49 states in the US
Patrick composed music for a pre-show trailer for NCM (who sell advertising at cinemas) directed by JAMES STERLING. The trailer is currently airing at all AMC, Regal, and Cinemark theater screens in 49 states on 19,000 screens.
(opera) 10 minute comic opera FIGARO AND THE ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE commissioned and premiered by Fort Worth Opera.
The Fort Worth Opera commissioned Patrick to compose a new 10 minute comic opera, the latest in his series of satirical "Figaro" works. It was written for 4 voices, and piano and premiered in October 2013. There is an
alternate orchestration for string quartet and piano.
- (dance: Modern) FIRE & AIR - premieres at Kennedy Center, tours to China, and DC Fringe Festival
Following the sold-out premiere of "FIRE AND AIR" at the Kennedy Center in April 2013 (which Patrick conducted), Bowen McCauley Dance performed the work at the GuongDong Festival in China in November 2013. The work was also performed in July at the Capital Fringe Festival. A review in DC Metro Arts wrote - "Patrick Soluri has written a powerful score - beautifully played and filled with lush strings – that builds to a blazing ending..."
- THE SALON / Prohibition Productions
Patrick's Prohibition Production LLC produce a number of vintage themed parties in New York City that are at the forefront of retro-nouveau scene in New York City according to NY TImes, Time Out NY, and Wall Street Journal, among others. More info at www.thesalon.biz
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