Alla Borzova

Alla Borzova is an awards-winning composer, conductor, pianist, organist, and soprano (lyric coloratura). She is the winner of All-Union Composition Competition, Delius International Competition, a recipient of many awards (including Goddard Lieberson Fellowship from the American Academy of Arts and Letters) and multiple residencies. Two all-Borzova compact disks include orchestral music (Naxos 2012 “American Classics” series), recorded by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra under Leonard Slatkin’s direction; chamber music “Pinsk & Blue” (Albany Records 2007), recorded by Da Capo Chamber Players with a composer as a pianist and conductor. Compositions: orchestral cantata Songs for Lada , tone poem To The New World, Symphony, theatrical fairy tale The Animal That Drank Up Sound , one-act comic opera The Wedding Gift of Pirate Granny, ballet When Reason Sleeps & Wakes: Goya Images, three extended awards-winning compositions for tenor & ensemble (solo cantata Majnun Songs, song cycles Mother Said and Merry Hour), compositions for organ, choir, piano, voice, and various instruments. Alla Borzova’s music is available from Borzova’s organ piece, And The Greatest of These Is Love, commissioned by a concert organist and Barnard College’s professor Gail Archer, was toured all over the world. The piece was inspired by Chagall’s and Matisse’s stained glass windows at the Union Church of Pocantico Hills in Westchester county of New York State. Borzova’s collection of organ compositions has been published in 2020 by The Sacred Music Press, the division of the esteemed Lorenz Corporation. Alla Borzova is Music Director of St. Michael’s Lutheran Church in New Canaan, Connecticut.

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