First Messiaen prize for Ramon Humet

Lundi, Janvier 15, 2007 - 14:15
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On 10 January Spanish composer Ramon Humet has won the first prize in the first edition of the Olivier Messiaen Prize. The prize consists of a C$25,000 scholarship, an OSM commission, a radio broadcast of the work by the Canadian classical radio station Espace musique, a recording of the work on compact disc, a performance of an orchestral work written by the winner by one of Radio France's orchestras, and a commission of a work for piano to be performed during an upcoming Olivier Messiaen International Piano Competition.

Ramon Humet is a graduate of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya and has already won several international composition prizes. Humet also teaches composition at the Conservatory of Vila-seca and acoustics and music technology at the Conservatori del Liceu in Barcelona.

[source: www.playbillarts.com]

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