Paul Freeman

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Biography

Born: January 2, 1936   Country: USA  
Conductor Paul Freeman has pursued an active career on both sides of the Atlantic. He received his Ph.D. from the Eastman School of Music and later studied with Ewald Lindemann in Berlin as a Fulbright scholar. He has received several awards, including first prize in the Mitropoulos International Conducting Competition, the Mahler Award for the European Union of Arts, and honorary doctorate degrees from Dominican and Loyola Universities. He has Read more appeared as guest conductor with over 100 orchestras, such as the Moscow Philharmonic, the National Symphony, the New York Philharmonic, the Cleveland Orchestra, the Chicago Symphony, the London Philharmonic, the Royal Philharmonic, the St. Petersburg Philharmonic, the Warsaw Philharmonic, the National Orchestra of Mexico, the Israel Sinfonietta, the Leipzig Radio Orchestra, the Berlin Symphony Orchestra, the Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra, and the Bratislava Philharmonic. Freeman is the music director of the Chicago Sinfonietta, which he founded in 1987. In 1996, he was also appointed music director and chief conductor of the Czech National Symphony Orchestra in Prague. Other positions he held include music director of the Victoria (Canada) Symphony, principal guest conductor of the Helsinki Philharmonic, associate conductor of the Dallas and Detroit symphony orchestras, and music director of the Opera Theatre of Rochester (New York). He has been nominated for two Emmy awards for his televised performances. One of America's most-recorded conductors, Freeman has a discography of over 200 releases. One of his earliest recordings to attract critical attention was a series for Columbia tracing the accomplishments of black symphonic composers. Freeman has made a traversal of the complete piano concertos of Mozart (with the London Philharmonic), as well as those of Haydn (with the English Chamber Orchestra), and Beethoven (with the Berlin Symphony), all with pianist Derek Han. Freeman has also been prolific in recording light classics and music theater. He conducted the Orchestra of the Americas in an eight-disc series entitled Aspects of Broadway, featuring excerpts from some 40 Broadway musicals. In 1974, he won the Koussevitzky International Recording Award for his recording of the Cordero violin concerto. Read less

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Composers

Biography

Born: January 2, 1936   Country: USA  
Conductor Paul Freeman has pursued an active career on both sides of the Atlantic. He received his Ph.D. from the Eastman School of Music and later studied with Ewald Lindemann in Berlin as a Fulbright scholar. He has received several awards, including first prize in the Mitropoulos International Conducting Competition, the Mahler Award for the European Union of Arts, and honorary doctorate degrees from Dominican and Loyola Universities. He has Read more
WORKS ALBUMS
TITLE/COMPOSER
LABEL
I. Allegro maestoso
II. Andante
III. Allegro vivace assai
I. Allegro
II. Adagio
III. Allegro assai
I. Allegro
II. Romance
III. Rondo: Allegro assai
I. Allegro
II. Larghetto
III. Allegretto
I. Allegro non troppo e molto maestoso - Allegro con spirito
II. Andantino semplice - Prestissimo
III. Allegro con fuoco
I. Allegro brillante
II. Andante non troppo
III. Allegro con fuoco
No. 1. Let Us Break Bread Together
No. 2. Jesus Lay Your Head in the Window
No. 3. This Little Light of Mine
No. 4. Witness
I. Moderato
II. Poco Andante
III. Poco Allegro
Mon pere toujours me crie
Mon pere toujours me crie
I. Fanfare
II. Villes
IIIa. Phrase
IIIb. Antique
IV. Royaute
V. Marine
Vi. Interlude
VII. Being Beauteous
VIII. Parade
IX. Depart
No. 1. A une fontaine
No. 2. A Cupidon
No. 3. Tais-toi, babillarde
No. 4. Dieu vous gard'
I. Toccata
II. Pantomine
III. Minuet
IV. Rondo
I. Marcha Grotesca
II. Meditacion
III. Pasillo
IV. Danzonete
V. Nocturno
VI. Mejorana
VII. Plegaria
VIII. Allegro Final
I. A broad expansive movement
II. Langsam und aushaltend
III. Fantasievoll
I. Allegro con brio
II. Andante
III. Scherzo: Allegro ma non troppo
IV. Finale: Allegro con brio
Kyrie
Gloria: Et in terra pax
Gloria: Qui tollis peccata mundi
Gloria: Quoniam tu solus Dominus
Credo: Patrem omnipotentem
Credo: Et incarnatus est
Credo: Et resurrexit tertia die
Sanctus
Benedictus
Agnus Dei: Agnus dei qui tollis peccata mundi
Agnus Dei: Dona nobis pacem
I. La caprice de Nannette
II. Demande et reponse
III. Un sonnet d'amour
IV. La tarantelle fretillante
I. Moderato assai
Ii. Adagio
III. Animato
IV. Lento, con risoluzione
I. Forest Voices
II. Cascades
III. Burnt Rock Pool
IV. The Shining Big-Sea Water
I. Rapsodico
II. Lento
III. Ritmico
I. Moderato
II. Andante
III. Vivace, ritmico
Paul Freeman Introduces ...
Arena
I. Sonatina: Sprightly
II. Recitative: Very slowly
III. Fugue: Not fast: with dignity
Introduction
Variation 1
Variation 2
Variation 3
Variation 4
Variation 5
Variation 6
Variation 7
Variation 8
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II. -
III. -


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