Ivor Composer Award to Venables and Blackford

Jeudi, Décembre 3, 2020 - 14:51

This year's Ivor Composer Awards were won by Philip Venables for his stage work "Denis & Katya", and by Richard Blackford for his choral piece “Pietà”.

On Venables' work the judges commented that the work was “incredibly skillful in its musical craft with exquisitely heard electronics” and that they felt “it is moving opera forward.” Blakford's work was “ambitious, dramatic, colorful and powerful whilst also being performable.”

source: https://operawire.com/the-ivor-composer-award-winners-revealed/

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