Composer Sharon Farber has recently been commissioned by The Israeli Chamber
Orchestra to compose a new work, which will open up the 2007/8 Season. The
piece, entitled Translucent Rocks will be premiered on October 15th, 2007
Ms. Farber is also the recent First Prize Winner of the Cincinnati Camerata
Composition Competition with her piece The Third Mother/Mothers’ Lament.
This A cappella piece was written in memory of slain reporter Daniel Pearl
and premiered by The Los Angeles Master Chorale. Ms. Farber¹s commissioned
works have been performed internationally, and her acclaimed concert piece
for choir, orchestra and ethnic instruments, ASHKINA, (featuring the
renowned musician Omar Faruk Tekbilek), was performed in Boston by the
prestigious MUSICA SACRA choir in March, 2007.
In April, Ms. Farber was the first Woman Composer On The Cover of Film Music
Magazine. The article focused on her recently completed score for the
feature film WHEN NIETZSCHE WEPT for Millennium Films (starring Armand
Assante) based on Irvin Yalom’s bestseller book. Her next feature will be
UK director Sean Martin’s film, Folie`a Deux