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Friday, December 2, 2016 - 10:34
Julio Estrada

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

Wednesday, 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).

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 13:53

American composer Andrew Norman has won the prestigious 2017 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition with his composition Play.

Wednesday, November 23, 2016 - 09:58
Antoni Parera

The Premio Nacional de Música (Spanish National Music Prize) for 2016 was awarded to Antoni Parera.

Monday, November 21, 2016 - 10:20
Péter Eötvös

The French Académie des Beaux-Arts has awarded the 2016 Prix de la Fondation Simone et Cino del Duca to Hungarian composer Péter Eötvös.

Saturday, November 19, 2016 - 18:39
Louis Andriessen

The Marie-Josée Kravis Prize for New Music for this year is awarded to Dutch composer Louis Andriessen.

Monday, November 14, 2016 - 14:35
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The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, (ASCAP) has awarded composer Morten Lauridsen with a Life in Music Award.

Friday, November 11, 2016 - 11:41
Lalo Schifrin

The Argentinean composer, conductor and pianist Lalo Schifrin is given the title "Commandeur des Arts et des Lettres" (Commander of the Arts and Literature) by the French minister of culture, Audr

Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 10:01
Francisco Goldschmidt

Chilean composer Francisco Goldschmidt has received the 2016 Bernd-Alois-Zimmermann grant of the German city of Cologne (Köln).

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 17:47
Christian Henking

The Swiss canton of Bern has awarded its music prizes for 2016. Composer Christian Henking is one of the four winners.

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 17:18

The 2016 Giga-Herz prize winners for electronic music have been made known. The main prize, worth €10000, goes to American composer Curtis Roads.

Friday, October 21, 2016 - 11:36

Musical America Worldwide, who describe themselves as the voice of the performing arts industry in America, have chosen Andrew Norman to be winner of their composer of the year award 2017.

Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 21:41
Georges Aperghis

Greek composer Georges Aperghis has been awarded the 2016 "Christoph und Stephan Kaske-Stiftung" prize.

Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 21:21

On 13 October the Dutch music copyright organization BUMA has appointed Mayke Nas as "Componist des Vaderland" ("Composer of the Homeland").

Monday, October 17, 2016 - 15:18

The young Italian composer Marco Valerio Antonini has won the 2016 International Soundtrack Composition Prize of the Gil Familiy Estates (Spain).

Monday, October 17, 2016 - 09:54
Christina Kubisch

German composer Christina Kubisch and Austrian composer and producer Peter Kutin have won the 2016 Karl Sczuka Prize for radio drama.

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