Composer/ Critic/ Publisher-Editor of
Prior to founding TC in 1990, Paul Turok wrote monthly classical recording review columns for
Music Journal and Ovation Magazine.
He was also a regular contributer of classical record articles to the New
York Times Sunday Edition, Section 2 (Arts and Leisure)
and a frequent guest critic on WQXR's nationally-syndicated radio show, First
Turok's orchestral works have been premiered by the Cleveland Orchestra, Philadelphia Orchestra,
Indianapolis Symphony, New Jersey Symphony, Louisville Orchestra, Kennedy Center Orchestra, Philharmonia
Virtuosi and performed by dozens of others worldwide.
His chamber music has been premiered at Lincoln Center's Tully Hall, Library of Congress and Cleveland's
Severance Hall. Foreign premieres have taken place in Paris,Tokyo and Bogata.
Aspects of Lincoln and Liberty, Leonard Slatkin and the Nashville Symphony NAXOS 8.559373-74
Three Transcendental Etudes for Piano, Passacaglia for Piano, Little Suite for Piano, Regis
Benoit, piano ORION ORS 7274 (LP)
Lyric Variations for Oboe and Strings, George McAninch, oboe; Louisville
Orchestra, Jorge Mester, cond. LOUISVILLE LP 733 (LP)
Improvisations for English Horn, Violin and Piano, Carolyn Hove, English horn, Camille Avellano,
violin, Gloria Cheng, piano CRYSTAL CD329
Ragtime Caprice for Piano and Orchestra, Joshua Pierce, piano; Slovak
Radio Orchestra of Bratislava, Kirk Trevor, cond. KLEOS KL5124
Threnody for Strings, City of London Sinfonia, David Amos, cond.
HARMONIA MUNDI HMU 906011, KLEOS KL5128
Improvisations for Saxophone, Violin and Piano, James Umble, saxophone,
Stephen Warner, violin, Carolyn Gadiel Warner, piano DANA DRS-5
Sonata No.1 for Cello and Piano, Bonnie Hampton, cello, Nathan Schwartz,
piano MUSIC AND ARTS CD 903
Canzone Concertante No.5 for Violin, Piano and Wind Orchestra, Stephen
Warner, violin, Carolyn Gadiel Warner, piano, North Texas Wind Symphony, Eugene Migliaro Corporan, cond. KLAVIER K-11109
References to Paul Turok can be found in the
New American Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians, Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, Who's
Who in America, and The International Who's Who in Music.
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