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Moody, Ivan (b1964)

Ivan Moody

born: 1964
country: United Kingdom

Ivan Moody studied music and theology at the universities of London and Joensuu and took his PhD at York. A composition pupil of Brian Dennis, Sir John Tavener and William Brooks, he has seen his music performed and broadcast all over the world and recorded on such labels such as Challenge, ECM, Hyperion, Sony, Telarc and Warner Classics. Moody has had works commissioned and performed by many of the world’s outstanding artists, including the BBC Singers, Cappella Romana, Chanticleer, Coro Nacional de España, English Chamber Choir, Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Goeyvaerts Trio, Hilliard Ensemble, Norwegian Soloists’ Choir, Singer Pur, Tallis Scholars and Trio Mediaeval, and the soloists Paul Barnes, Suzie LeBlanc and Raphael Wallfisch.

Moody’s largest works to date are Passion and Resurrection (1992), the Akathistos Hymn (1998) and Qohelet (2013). Other significant pieces include The Dormition of the Virgin (2003), the double-bass concerto The Morning Star (2003), the piano concerto Linnunlaulu (2003), Passione popolare (2005), Ossetian Requiem (2005), the tuba concerto Pipistrello (2007), Stabat mater (2008), Moons and Suns (2008), the piano quintet Nocturne of Light (2009), the bass-clarinet concerto Dragonfly (2013), Simeron (2013) for vocal trio and string trio, and the Dante Trilogy (2014) for choir and ensemble.

As a conductor, Moody works regularly with professional choirs and ensembles in both Europe and America, especially in contemporary and Orthodox church music. He is also active as a musicologist, and is a researcher at CESEM in the Universidade Nova, Lisbon.


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