Jeudi, Novembre 13, 2014 - 11:59

Australian composer David Hirschfelder is one of the winners of the 2014 APRA Screen Music Awards. He receives the prize for his work on the film ‘The Railway Man’.

Lundi, Octobre 20, 2014 - 09:44
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The famous New Zealand composer Douglas Lilburn will be added posthumously to the New Zealand Music Hall of Fame.

Lundi, Octobre 20, 2014 - 08:02
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The UK Critics' Circle has name composer George Benjamin outstanding musician for 2014.

Mardi, Octobre 14, 2014 - 16:23
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Last Sunday, composer Wojciech Kilar was honored with a plaque on his birthplace in Lviv, Ukraine (at the time of his birth the town was in Poland, and was called Lwów).

Lundi, Octobre 13, 2014 - 15:14
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A study by French musicologist Sylvie Bouissou has revealed that the famous canon "Frère Jacques" is very likely composed by Jean-Philippe Rameau.

Mercredi, Octobre 8, 2014 - 12:35
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Composer Lev Zhurbin has won the first Charles and Joan Gross Family Foundation Prize.

Mercredi, Octobre 1, 2014 - 12:30
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Film music composers have a new award to win.

Mercredi, Septembre 17, 2014 - 08:24
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The highest Canadian honour, the Order of Canada, was awarded to Raymond Murray Schafer. Another musician to receive the hounour was conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin.

Vendredi, Avril 25, 2014 - 14:13

The composer John Luther Adams has won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for composition.

Jeudi, Avril 10, 2014 - 08:21

Last Tuesday the Virgil Thomson Foundation and the American Academy of Arts and Letters announced that Lowell Liebermann has been awarded the Virgil Thomson Award.

Jeudi, Décembre 5, 2013 - 14:20
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New double CD with compositions for piano: WONDER on the theme wonder. Wonder is the beginning of wisdom, the Greec philosopher Socrates said.

Mercredi, Septembre 25, 2013 - 16:44
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Two composers are about to be honoured by money.

Lundi, Août 19, 2013 - 09:49

Last Sunday, Stephen Sondheim has received the Edward MacDowell Medal for lifetime achievement It is also the first time that this medal has been awarded for achievement in musical theater.

Jeudi, Août 15, 2013 - 10:03
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Chech composer Jan Křtitel Vaňhal died 200 year ago, but one of is symphonies has never been performed yet.

Jeudi, Juillet 4, 2013 - 15:16
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The annual Lifetime Achievement Award of the İstanbul Foundation for Culture and Art (İKSV) this year was for Krzysztof Penderecki.

Jeudi, Mai 23, 2013 - 14:34
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At the age of 97, the French composer Henri Dutilleux died in Paris on 22 May.

Mercredi, Avril 3, 2013 - 15:11
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To celebrate Benjamin Britten's 100th birthday a self-guided trail was opened near Aldeburgh, England.

Vendredi, Mars 29, 2013 - 16:24

“In recognition of his efforts to promote intercultural dialogue through music, consciousness of the scarcity of natural resources such as water, and the diversity of languages, as well as for his

Vendredi, Mars 29, 2013 - 15:37

Michael Berkeley, who is a composer as well as broadcaster, is to be made a non-party political peer in the House of Lords.