Carlotta Ferrari (b. 1975) — L’isola dei vivi (2017) for organ
“L'isola dei vivi” (2017) is inspired by the painting entitled “Isle of Life” (Die Lebensinsel) by the Swiss symbolist artist Arnold Böcklin (1827–1901), painted as a companion in 1888 to his well-known series of paintings entitled “Isle of the Dead” (Die Toteninsel).
Carlotta Ferrari (b. 1975) is an Italian composer. Educated at the Conservatory in Milan, she has composed in many genres, developing a personal language that is concerned with the blend of past and present. Her compositions have been performed frequently around the world. Ferrari’s music appears on several CD recordings, including four all-Ferrari organ CDs: three recorded by Carson Cooman (2014/16) and another by Peter Clark (2015). She served as chair of music composition at Hebei Normal University in Shijiazhuang, China and is currently professor of music composition at the European School of Economics in Florence, Italy.