Carlotta Ferrari (b. 1975) — Maddalena e la luna (2017) for organ
“Maddalena e la luna” (2017) is inspired by a painting by Giovanni Girolamo Savoldo (ca. 1480–after 1548) depicting Mary Magdalene at the sepulchre illuminated by moonlight.
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 six all-Ferrari organ CDs: four recorded by Carson Cooman (2014/16/18) and two by Peter Clark (2015/16). 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.