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British Composer Awards for 2015

Vendredi, Décembre 11, 2015 - 15:40
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The British Composer Awards for 2015 have been announced. There are ten winners in twelve categories, with both Michael Finnissy and Julian Anderson winning two categories.

Amateur or young performers: Kate Whitley, for Alive

Choral: James Dillon, for Stabat Mater dolorosa

Community or educational project: Stuart Hancock, for Snapshot Songs

Contemporary Jazz composition: Trish Clowes, for The Fox, The Parakeet & The Chestnut

Large chamber: Sinan Savaskan, for Many stares (through semi-nocturnal Zeiss-Blink) - Module 30

Liturgical: Michael Finnissy, for John the Baptist

Orchestral: Harrison Birtwistle, for Responses: Sweet disorder and the carefully careless

Small chamber: Julian Anderson, for String Quartet No.2

Solo or duo: Michael Finnissy, for Beat Generation Ballads

Sonic art: Yann Seznec, for Currents

Stage works: Julian Anderson, for Thebans

Wind band or brass band: Rory Boyle, for Muckle Flugga

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