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Dutch composer Joël Bons wins Grawemeyer award

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 17:32
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The 2019 Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition has been won by Dutch composer Joël Bons. He receives the prestigious prize for his composition “Nomaden,” which is an hourlong work featuring a cellist and an ensemble playing a wide array of instruments from across Asia.

With the award Joël Bons — who has long thought deeply about integrating music from different corners of the world — wil receive a sum of $100,000.

sources: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/03/arts/music/grawemeyer-prize-joel-bons... and https://www.nrc.nl/nieuws/2018/12/03/joel-bons-wint-grote-amerikaanse-pr...

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