Wlad Marhulets

Wlad has worked on such films as Ambition, directed by Bob Shaye, Hitman: Agent 47, starring Rupert Friend and Zachary Quinto, Ruby Strangelove Young Witch, directed by Evgeny Ruman, The Giver, starring Meryl Streep, November Man, starring Pierce Brosnan, Orchestra of Exiles, directed by Oscar nominee Josh Aronson, Ginosaji vs Ginosaji series directed by Emmy winning director Richard Gale, Sabotage, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Juggle & Cut by multiple award winning director Caleb Slain, and others.

The music of Wlad Marhulets has been performed far and wide by world-class musical organizations, such as Lyric Opera of Chicago, Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal, Detroit Symphony, Columbus Symphony, Princeton Symphony, Orchestre National de Lyon, the Sinfonietta Cracovia, the Lithuanian choir Jauna Muzika, Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra, Macedonian Philharmonic Orchestra and others.

He has won the Azrieli Prize in Music, the Susan W. Rose Fund Grant, the Peter D. Faith Prize, and five ASCAP Awards, including their prestigious Leonard Bernstein Award. A full scholarship student during his tenure at the Juilliard School, Wlad studied composition exclusively with Oscar and Pulitzer Prize winner John Corigliano (The Red Violin).

Wlad's klezmer opera The Property has just premiered with Lyric Opera of Chicago to great success. It has received rave reviews, such as: Marhulets miraculously combines the elements of klezmer, the “secular” side of Jewish music, with the underpinnings of contemporary opera. His use of leitmotif is masterful, and his sense of vocal line, sublime. The reconciliation is in the music. - New City Stage.

At present, Wlad is working on a clarinet quintet Dybbuk commissioned by Jewish Culture Festival in Krakow.

Located in Los Angeles, Wlad is represented by The Gorfaine/Schwartz Agency and published by G. Schirmer.


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