Mercredi, Décembre 3, 2008 - 09:46

You Tube has commissioned composer Tan Dun to write a piece for a score for a competition to discover new classical musicians.

Vendredi, Novembre 7, 2008 - 09:53

The European American Musical Alliance, Inc. (EAMA) is pleased to announce its 15th Summer Composition Program in Paris, France with Dr.

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Mardi, Septembre 30, 2008 - 16:16

The New York City Opera has commissioned Philip Glass to write an opera about the last months of the life of Walt Disney.

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Vendredi, Septembre 19, 2008 - 09:16

One of 20th century great composers, Argentine-born Mauricio Kagel, has died last Thursday in Cologne, Germany.

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Jeudi, Septembre 18, 2008 - 17:40

In a library in the French city of Nantes an unknown piece of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was discovered. The piece of paper clearly is in Mozart's handwriting.

Jeudi, Septembre 18, 2008 - 17:16

The 2008 International Sackler Award for Music Composition was won by Nathan Currier.

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Mardi, Septembre 16, 2008 - 21:57

Richard Englefield, composer of 15 symphonies with recording performances by

Vendredi, Septembre 12, 2008 - 14:59

All European Composers resident and Active in North Easter Italy are invited to submit proposals for a work for solo violin.

Reinbert de Leeuw
Mardi, Septembre 9, 2008 - 13:40

On his 70th birthday — on 8 September — Dutch composer, pianist and conductor Reinbert de Leeuw was given a high Dutch honorary reward (“Ridder in de Orde van de Nederlandse Leeuw”).

Klaus Huber
Lundi, Août 11, 2008 - 13:37

The international composition prize “Musikpreis Salzburg” of the Austrian province (Land) Salzburg for 2009 has been rewarded to Swiss composer Klaus Huber.

Mercredi, Août 6, 2008 - 14:43

A recording of Scottish composer Julian Wagstaff's Piano Quintet has been released on a new album by the Edinburgh Quartet.

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Lundi, Août 4, 2008 - 16:07

On 3 August a statue of Irish composer Séan Ó Riada was unveiled. This took place in Cúil Aodha, in the Cork Gaeltacht (Ireland).

Mardi, Juillet 29, 2008 - 11:46

American composer Norman Dello Joio, descendant of Italian church organists, died in his house in East Hampton, N.Y, last Thursday. He was 95 years old.

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Lundi, Juin 16, 2008 - 16:05

Graham Fitkin has just been made Composer in Residence with the London Chamber Orchestra for the next two years.

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Vendredi, Mai 30, 2008 - 17:48

In 1973, while a student at Blair Academy (Blairstown, New Jersey, USA) Daniel solicited a 12-tone theme from childhood friend Debra Ridge.

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Jeudi, Avril 24, 2008 - 15:59

On wednesday a plaque was to be unveiled in Berlin to commemorate Finnish composer Jean Sibelius, who lived in the city for some time.

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Mardi, Avril 22, 2008 - 09:19

On 16 April the Deutsche Welle web site reported that a long lost composition by Johann Sebastian Bach was found back among papers in a treasure chest.

Mercredi, Avril 9, 2008 - 21:44

On 8 May Andrew Lloyd-Webber will receive the Outstanding Achievement Award at the Classical Brits ceremony in the Royal Albert Hall in London.

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Mardi, Avril 8, 2008 - 17:13

The Pulitzer Prize for music was won by New York composer David Lang, with his piece “The Little Match Girl Passion”, based on Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tale.

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Vendredi, Avril 4, 2008 - 14:58

The Gold Medal of the Britain's Royal Philharmonic Orchestra is awarded to French composer Henri Dutilleux, now 92 years old.