Brantley commissioned to write a Cello Concerto

Paul Brantley has been commissioned by Maestro Kenneth Kiesler and the Grammy Award winning University of Michigan Symphony to compose The Royal Revolver, a concertino for solo cello and 15 instruments. Eric Jacobsen, cellist and conductor of The Knights, will be the cello soloist. This will be premiered in the 2017-2018 season in Ann Arbor. Details TBA. […] Read more »

The Memphis Symphony commissions Brantley in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr.

The Board of Directors of the Memphis Symphony Orchestra announced The Dream Project; an original commission and elementary school educational curriculum inspired by the speeches of Dr. Martin Luther King. Following a nationwide search through the American Composer’s Forum, Paul Brantley has been selected to compose the work called The Rebirth of the Dream which […] Read more »

Music of Paul Brantley featured at 2013 Sophia Institute Conference

The Sophia Institute, at Union Theological Seminary, has invited Paul Brantley to present a concert of his music to close their Sixth Annual Conference on December 6 in NYC. Brantley says: “The program will include this lapsed Buddhist’s settings of ‘wisdom literature,’ all from a decidedly Jungian/archetypal perspective”. Performers TBA. Battle Hymn (Songs of Sophia), for soprano and Pierrot ensemble, […] Read more »