Hindemith Prize for 2017 to Samy Moussa

Monday, February 13, 2017 - 10:18
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The Hindemith Prize for this year goes to Canadian composer Samy Moussa. The German prize from the Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival is worth €20.000, and will be given to the composer on 17 July this year during a ceremony in Rendsburg-Rüdelsdorf.

Moussa receives the prize because of the ways in which he combines tradition and innovation into a personal style. He is also praised for his musical forms as well as his compositional strictness.

source: https://www.shmf.de/file/2017_02_10_hindemith-preis.pdf

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