French composition prizes for Eötvös and Garcia-Velasquez

Lundi, Novembre 21, 2016 - 10:20
Péter Eötvös
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. The prize, with a value of €100,000 was announced at a ceremony on 16 November in Paris.

On the same evening Columbian composer Pedro Garcia-Velasquez was awarded with the Prix Pierre Cardin. This prize, worth €7,500, wishes to encourage the work of young artists.

source: http://www.academie-des-beaux-arts.fr/actualites/

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