Nouvelles

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.

Vendredi, Décembre 11, 2015 - 15:18

The most important Dutch music prize — the Matthijs Vermeulen Prize — is awarded to Peter Adriaansz.

Jeudi, Décembre 3, 2015 - 15:01

The Carl Nielsen Prize, with a value of 600000 Danish Kronen (€80000), was won by British composer Juliana Hodkinson.

Mercredi, Novembre 25, 2015 - 19:00

The 2016 Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition, which is accompanied by a prize of $100,000, will go to Danish composer Hans Abrahamsen.

Mercredi, Octobre 28, 2015 - 11:53

The Hridaynath Mangeshkar Award, named after renowned Indian composer Pandit Hridaynath Mangeshkar, was given to A.R. Rahman on 26 October.

Mercredi, Octobre 28, 2015 - 11:42
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On 26 October the Royal Academy of Music has presented John Adams a Honorary Doctorate of the University of London.

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