Representing a span of nearly 50 years of Lomon’s music, this CD was recorded live at the Women’s Studies Research Center, Brandeis University, in a celebration of her 80th birthday, on Nov. 14, 2010.
Jan. 2011 RECORDING: Ruth Lomon’s Trumpet Concerto, ODYSSEY, performed by Charles Schlueter, is available from Helicon Records.
Ruth Lomon’s compositions include orchestral, chamber, vocal and solo works as well as multimedia works. She has been awarded commissions and grants from the Massachusetts Council on the Arts, New England Foundation for the Arts, The New Mexico Arts Division, National Endowment for the Arts, residencies at the Helene Wurlitzer Foundation, Yaddo and MacDowell. Since 1998, Ms. Lomon has been Composer/Resident Scholar at the Women’s Studies Research Center, Brandeis University. From 2002 to 2009, Lomon was composer-in-residence for Boston Secession, a vocal arts ensemble, who performed and recorded sections of Lomon’s oratorio, Testimony of Witnesses, setting poetry of the Holocaust.