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Vendredi, Avril 22, 2016 - 12:41

Saxophonist and flutist Henry Threadgill has been awarded the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Music. He receives the prize for his recording In for a Penny, In for a Pound.

Vendredi, Avril 8, 2016 - 12:04

The Berlin composer Malte Giesen has won the composition contest for contemporary music of the German city of Oldenburg.

Jeudi, Avril 7, 2016 - 11:59

The ­American Academy of Arts and Letters has awarded Robert Kyr with one of America's most prestigious prizes: the Arts and Letters Award.

Vendredi, Mars 25, 2016 - 10:11

German composer Moritz Eggert will receive this year's Louis Spohr Prize. The prize, which is rewarded by the German city of Braunschweig every three yearseggert, is a sum of €10,000.

Vendredi, Mars 18, 2016 - 14:25

Canadian composer Emilie Cecilia LeBel is the 2016 winner of the Land’s End Composer’s Competition. She will receive a $1500 commissioning prize for a new piano trio for the Land’s End Ensemble.

Jeudi, Mars 3, 2016 - 14:46
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The Western Michigan University's Board of Trustees have approved that French composer Michel Legrand will receive a Doctor of Humane Letters Honorary Degree on May 16, with a public .

Mercredi, Mars 2, 2016 - 10:28
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The eighty year old German composer Helmut Lachenmann has won the Danish Hans Christian Andersen Prize for his opera “Das Mädchen mit den Schwefelhölzern” (The little match girl), after the famous

Lundi, Février 29, 2016 - 15:31
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Italian composer Ennio Morricone has won his first Oscar — for best music score — at the age of 87 years. This makes him the oldest Oscar winner ever.

Jeudi, Février 25, 2016 - 15:23

Last Tuesday, the "Kunst-Förderpreis" for music/composition of the German Bundesland Brandenburg was awarded to Berlin-born composer Helmut Oehring.

Lundi, Février 22, 2016 - 11:28
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British composer Sir Peter Maxwell Davies has been awarded the Gold Medal of the Royal Philharmonic Society. He is the 102nd musician to receive this medal.

Lundi, Février 15, 2016 - 13:54
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A composition by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart that was only known because it was mentioned in Koechel's catalog (K 477a) has been found back in Prague.

Vendredi, Février 12, 2016 - 14:47
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The composer Andersen Viana (Belo Horizonte) was one of 6 (six) composers selected from 22 countries in “The International Timo Korhonen Composition Competition” with his work “In E (Em Mi)” for in

Jeudi, Février 4, 2016 - 16:01

On February 12, St. Olaf College, in Northfield, Minnesota, will award an honorary degree to American composer David Maslanka.

Vendredi, Janvier 29, 2016 - 17:04
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The Ernst-von-Siemens-Musikpreis for 2016 has been awarded to the Danish composer Per Nørgård.

Lundi, Janvier 25, 2016 - 16:10

The 2016 "Berliner Kunstpreis" (Berlin Art Prize for the section music will be awarded to Stefan Prins.

Jeudi, Janvier 14, 2016 - 16:14

The experimental chamber opera “Pancho Villa From a Safe Distance” has been the reason for Creative Capital to award Austin-based composer Graham Reynolds with a $95,000 prize.

Vendredi, Décembre 11, 2015 - 15:40

The British Composer Awards for 2015 have been announced. There are ten winners in twelve categories, with both Michael Finnissy and Julian Anderson winning two categories.

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