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Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 15:42

The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music has received a generous gift of $100,000 from Sara Horner (’79).

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Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 08:37

The first edition of the Premio Museo Liceo Egipcio, a Spanish cultural prize, is won by Cristóbal Halffter in the music category.

Gabriel Yared
Monday, April 29, 2019 - 16:59

Film music composer Gabriel Yared will receive the Max Steiner Film Music Achievement Award at the Hollywood in Vienna gala on October 19.

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 11:10

Composer Ellen Reid has won the Pulitzer Prize for Music with her composition "p r i s m", which is her debut opera.

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Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 11:55

The famous Italian composer Ennio Morricone, now 90 years old, has received the Pontifical Gold Medal.

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 15:53

The Argentinean-born Swiss composer Francisco Obieta was honored by the city of Sankt Gallen, by giving him the Anerkennungspreis (recognition prize).

Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 15:40

For his project "Exartikulations", French composer Hervé Birolini has received the QuattroPole Music Prize.

Friday, April 5, 2019 - 17:11

The 2019 edition of a prestigious French award — Le Grand Prix Lycéen des Compositeurs — was won by the young French composer Jules Matton.

Marco Beltrami
Friday, March 29, 2019 - 19:15

This October American film music composer Marco Beltrami will be a special guest at the Ghent Film Festival in Belgium.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - 12:00

On 11 March Vanessa Lann received the Buma Award Classical. She received this Dutch award because she was the most succesful Dutch composer of 2018.

Monday, March 4, 2019 - 14:28

On 14 March, German composer Wolfgang Rihm will receive the "Deutsche Musikautorenpreis" (German Music Author Prize). Rihm receives the award for his lifetime achievement.

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 10:12

The League of American Orchestras' highest honor, the Gold Baton, will be presented to American composer Joan Tower.

Monday, February 25, 2019 - 17:15

The XXXVI Premio Reina Sofía de Composición Musical (Queen Sofía Prize for Music composition) was awarded to Spanish composer Juan Cruz-Guevara.

John Adams
Monday, February 25, 2019 - 14:07

The 2019 Erasmus Prize — €150,000 — was won by John Adams. He receives the prestigeous award in recognition of his significant contribution to the arts in Europe.

Friday, February 22, 2019 - 17:52

Finish composer, conduct and pianist Olli Mustonen has won the 2019 Hindemith Prize.

Friday, February 22, 2019 - 11:42

The city of Hamburg, Germany, has awarded South-Korean composer Unsuk Chin with the 2019 Bach Prize.

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Friday, February 15, 2019 - 11:17

The 2019 Lion awards for Music at the "Biennale di Venezia" have been awarded to British composer George Benjamin (Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement in Music 2019), and to Italian composer Matte

Miguel Ángel Gómez Martínez
Friday, January 25, 2019 - 09:18

On Tuesday 29 January the "Universidad Politécnica de Madrid" in Spain will give Spanish conductor and composer Miguel Ángel Gómez Martínez a honorary doctorate.

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