Experimental composer and pianist Daniel Ott has won the Swiss Music Prize (Grand Prix Musik) 2022.
The Zurich International Film Festival will honor English composer Rachel Portman with its career achievement award.
OPERA America has announced that Pamela Madsenis one of the recipients of a Discovery Grant from the Opera Grants for Women Composers program.
German film music composer has won an Oscar (Academy Award) for bes film music. He receives the prestigious award for his score for the Movie "Dune". It is Zimmer's second Oscar.
The Dresdner Kunstpreis (Dresden Art Prize, Germany) for 2022 was awarded to Sven Helbig. He will receive an amount of €7000.
The Latvian composer Pēteris Vasks will recieve the 2022 Prize for European Church Music (Preis der Europäischen Kirchenmusik).
The 2022 John Cage Award for Music/Sound was won by Czech-born composer Petr Kotik.
German composer Hans Zimmer has won his third Golden Globe in the category Best Film Music. He won the award for his score for "Dune".
Italian film music composer Michele Josia has won an Emmy Award for best original composition with the symphonic piece “River of the last valley”.
The Spanish-American composer Leonardo Balada has received the "XVIII Premio SGAE de la Música Iberoamericana Tomás Luis de Victoria".
Estonian composer Arvo Pärt has received the German Cross of Honor (Bundesverdienstkreuz).
The 2021 Hermitage Prize in Composition was awarded to David "Clay" Mettens. He is the eighth recipient of this annual award.
American composer and Artistic Advisor of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Derrick Skye has won the 2021 Princess Grace Award.
German composer Jörg Widmann has received the "Musikpreis der Stadt München" (Music Prize of the town Munich).
The 2021 Tirolean Art Priza (Tiroler Landespreis für Kunst) is awarded to Thomas Larcher. Larcher will receive an amount of €14000.
The Prix Michel Legrand was won to Uruguayan composer Florencia Di Concilio. It was the first time this film music price — initiated by Macha Méril, widow of Michel Legrand — was awarded.
The 2021 Pulitzer Prize for Music has been won by Cuban composer Tania León. She received the prize for her work “Stride”, which premiered at the Lincoln Center in New York in February 2020.
The Swis Music Prize (Schweizer Musikpreis) for 2021 has been awarded to avant garde composer Jürg Frey. In his compositions this Swiss composer has tried to give sound to silence.
On 30 May American composer John Adams will be rewarded the "Glashütte Original MusikFestspielPreis" 2021, on the occasion of the Dresdner Festspiele (Germany).
The 2020-2021 Layton Emerging Composer Fellowship, which aims to foster greater engagement in and recognition of composition and chamber music, was won by Elizabeth Younan.