Grawemeyer award for Van der Aa
The 2013 Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition was won by Dutch composer Michel van der Aa. He received the award for his multimedia composition Up-Close, which is said to be “a highly innovative fusion of musical and visual art".
The Grawemeyer Award is granted annually by the University of Louisville. It is the world’s most prestigious composition prize, and isworth $100,000 (EUR78,000).