Alexandra Fol (born 1981 in Sofia, Bulgaria) is a Bulgarian composer, organist and conductor. Her primary composition teacher was Richard Cornell. A graduate of Boston University and Eastman School of Music, she is currently pursuing a Doctorate at McGill University.
Fol is finalist for the 2006 Gaudeamus Prize in composition and a 2007 Tanglewood Music Center fellow. She has written more than 40 works in different mediums, including 2 requiems, a monodrama and five concerti. Her works have been performed by the Montréal Symphony Orchestra, one of the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestras, the Sofia Philharmony Orchestra, the McGill Symphony Orchestra, Boston University Orchestra, Ossia New Music and the Dutch Vocal laboratoire among others. She performs one organ concert a year featuring newly commissioned organ works.
Fol will be one of the featured composers at the International Music Festival "Auditum. Sound and Relation" in Bulgaria this October. She resides in Montréal and works as organist in Église Sainte-Angèle.
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