Benjamin Scheuer wins 2017 Busoni Composition Prize
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.
Scheuer's music is characterized by the joy of music, sensuousness and humor. His uses unusual sounds, and even though he uses electronics and technique, he keeps humanness in the center of his compositions.