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Freitag, April 14, 2017 - 10:23
Alan Silvestri

On May 10 film music composer Alan Silvestri will be honored with the 2017 BMI Icon Award at the annual Film, TV & Visual Media Awards. Broadcast Music, Inc.

Mittwoch, April 12, 2017 - 14:00

The 2017 Pulitzer Prize for music goes to Chinese composer Yun Du for her opera Angel's Bone.

Mittwoch, April 12, 2017 - 13:27
Oscar Bettison

The 2017 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship awards for music composition have been announced.

Freitag, April 7, 2017 - 12:21

On request of Danielle Baas I publish the below call for works.

Freitag, April 7, 2017 - 12:14
Alan Menken

The Johnny Mercer Award — which is the highest honor bestowed by the Songwriters Hall of Fame — for 2017 will go to Alan Menken.

Mittwoch, März 1, 2017 - 15:10

The 34th Reina Sofía prize for composition has been won by Basque composer Antonio Lauzurika.

Donnerstag, Februar 16, 2017 - 14:42

German composer Benjamin Scheuer has won this year's Busoni Composition Prize. The award, worth €6000, will be given to the composer on 24 November 2017 in Berlin, Germany.

Montag, Februar 13, 2017 - 10:18

The Hindemith Prize for this year goes to Canadian composer Samy Moussa.

Mittwoch, Februar 1, 2017 - 10:27

Composer and pianist Michael Hersch has won the 2017 President’s Frontier Award of the John Hopkins University. The prize was first awarded in 2015.

Donnerstag, Januar 19, 2017 - 12:09

Polsih composer Tomasz Skweres has won the German TONALi17 composer prize. Skweres, who also is a cellist, lives in Vienna. He won the competition with his piece „Impact“ for violin solo.

Montag, Januar 16, 2017 - 11:14

German composer Wolfgan Rihm has won this year's Europäischer Kirchenmusikpreis (European Church Music Prize), which is an annual award of the German city of Schwäbisch Gmünd sinc

Mittwoch, Januar 11, 2017 - 16:24

The German town of Weißenhorn has given Wilfred Hiller a honorary citizenship. Composer Hiller, who was born int Weißenhorn and still lives there, recently became 75 years old.

Mittwoch, Januar 4, 2017 - 12:00
Andys Skordis

The Cypriot composer Andys Skordis has won the first prize at the International Composition competition for piano quintet 2015. The competition took place in Gwangiu, South Korea.

Montag, Dezember 19, 2016 - 14:18
Fazıl Say

The Beethoven Prize for Human Rights, Peace, Freedom, Combating Poverty, and Inclusion for this year goes to Turkish composer and pianist Fazıl Say.

Donnerstag, Dezember 15, 2016 - 10:39
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Spanish composer Tomás Marco has won the fifteenth edition of the Tomás Luis de Victoria prize, or — as it is officially named — the "Premio SGAE de la Música Iberoamericana Tomás Luis de Victoria"

Freitag, Dezember 2, 2016 - 10:34
Julio Estrada

Mexican composer, pianist, and musicologist Julio Estrada will receive the Medalla Bellas Artes for 2016.

Mittwoch, November 30, 2016 - 10:45
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The autograph of Gustav Mahler's second symphony (Resurrection) was auctioned yesterday at Sotheby's for a sum of 4,546,250 GBP (about $5,670,000).

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