Nouvelles

Lundi, Juin 26, 2006 - 16:20
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Brazilian composer Marlos Nobre was announced by unanimity, as the winner of the VI Tomas Luis de Victoria Prize, in M

Samedi, Juin 24, 2006 - 21:49
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Composer Peter Coukis has recently completed his most recent work, "Nymphet Serenade", a 62 minute keyboard work consisting of six movements, written in a modern style and incorporating several Ame

Lundi, Juin 12, 2006 - 23:09
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After a serious disease famous avant garde composer György Sándor Ligeti has died in Vienna. He was 83 years old.

Lundi, Juin 12, 2006 - 11:58

On 6 May 2006 the film "Native New Yorker", with an original score by William Susman, won Best Documentary Short at the 2006 Tribeca Film Festival.

Lundi, Mai 29, 2006 - 15:37

German composer Moritz Eggert has composed the music for the opening ceremony of the 2006 Soccer World Cup, to be held in Germany.

Vendredi, Mai 26, 2006 - 12:29
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On 25 May composer Philip Glass has received the Victor Herbert Award for his "leadership, generous spirit, and musical citizenship" from the American Society of Composers, Arrangers, and Publisher

Mercredi, Mai 24, 2006 - 14:26
Dmitri Shostakovich

The manuscript of Dmitri Shostakovich's first violin concerto was auctioned at Sotheby's on 19 May. The final bidder offered £ 43,200, more than twice the top estimate.

Mercredi, Mai 3, 2006 - 10:17

On April 1st, 2006, the inaugural meeting of the first Joseph Marx Society in history took place in Vienna.

Mercredi, Mai 3, 2006 - 09:38
Scott Joplin

On 13 May 2006 there will be a Scott Joplin Memorial Concert. This will take place at St. Michael's Cemetery (Joplin's resting place), 7202 Astoria Blvd., East Elmhurst, NY, USA.

Vendredi, Avril 28, 2006 - 10:30
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Jeudi, Avril 27, 2006 - 18:01
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Yehudi Wyner's Piano Concerto: "Chiavi in Mano" won the 2006 Pulitzer Prize in Music on 17 April 2006.

Jeudi, Avril 27, 2006 - 17:54

Belgian composer Marc Achille Matthys is Laureate of the first Klara composition contest of the Belgian radio and television with "Mozart 2006 con anima" for piano trio. [VRT-VAR publishing]

Mardi, Avril 25, 2006 - 08:33
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The Northwestern University School of Music has awarded the British composer and conductor Oliver Knussen the 2006 Nemmers Composition Prize.

Lundi, Avril 24, 2006 - 09:46

Polish composer Marta Ptaszynska has been honoured with the prestigious Benjamin H. Danks Creative Music Award by the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

Mardi, Avril 18, 2006 - 10:34
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Rae Howell (aka Sunwrae) launches her new Live Album & DVD Friday June 2nd, 2006 at St Stephens Church, 360 Church Street, Richmond, Victoria in Australia.

Lundi, Avril 3, 2006 - 12:11

On 31 March 2006, American composer Gunther Schuller has received the A.I. du Pont Composers Award at the Delaware Grand Opera House.

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