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Fazıl Say
Lundi, Décembre 19, 2016 - 14:18

The Beethoven Prize for Human Rights, Peace, Freedom, Combating Poverty, and Inclusion for this year goes to Turkish composer and pianist Fazıl Say.

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Jeudi, Décembre 15, 2016 - 10:39

Spanish composer Tomás Marco has won the fifteenth edition of the Tomás Luis de Victoria prize, or — as it is officially named — the "Premio SGAE de la Música Iberoamericana Tomás Luis de Victoria"

Julio Estrada
Vendredi, Décembre 2, 2016 - 10:34

Mexican composer, pianist, and musicologist Julio Estrada will receive the Medalla Bellas Artes for 2016.

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Mercredi, Novembre 30, 2016 - 10:45

The autograph of Gustav Mahler's second symphony (Resurrection) was auctioned yesterday at Sotheby's for a sum of 4,546,250 GBP (about $5,670,000).

Mardi, Novembre 29, 2016 - 13:53

American composer Andrew Norman has won the prestigious 2017 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition with his composition Play.

Antoni Parera
Mercredi, Novembre 23, 2016 - 09:58

The Premio Nacional de Música (Spanish National Music Prize) for 2016 was awarded to Antoni Parera.

Péter Eötvös
Lundi, Novembre 21, 2016 - 10:20

The French Académie des Beaux-Arts has awarded the 2016 Prix de la Fondation Simone et Cino del Duca to Hungarian composer Péter Eötvös.

Louis Andriessen
Samedi, Novembre 19, 2016 - 18:39

The Marie-Josée Kravis Prize for New Music for this year is awarded to Dutch composer Louis Andriessen.

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Lundi, Novembre 14, 2016 - 14:35

The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, (ASCAP) has awarded composer Morten Lauridsen with a Life in Music Award.

Lalo Schifrin
Vendredi, Novembre 11, 2016 - 11:41

The Argentinean composer, conductor and pianist Lalo Schifrin is given the title "Commandeur des Arts et des Lettres" (Commander of the Arts and Literature) by the French minister of culture, Audr

Francisco Goldschmidt
Jeudi, Novembre 10, 2016 - 10:01

Chilean composer Francisco Goldschmidt has received the 2016 Bernd-Alois-Zimmermann grant of the German city of Cologne (Köln).

Christian Henking
Mardi, Octobre 25, 2016 - 17:47

The Swiss canton of Bern has awarded its music prizes for 2016. Composer Christian Henking is one of the four winners.

Huihui Cheng
Mardi, Octobre 25, 2016 - 17:18

The 2016 Giga-Herz prize winners for electronic music have been made known. The main prize, worth €10000, goes to American composer Curtis Roads.

Vendredi, Octobre 21, 2016 - 11:36

Musical America Worldwide, who describe themselves as the voice of the performing arts industry in America, have chosen Andrew Norman to be winner of their composer of the year award 2017.

Georges Aperghis
Jeudi, Octobre 20, 2016 - 21:41

Greek composer Georges Aperghis has been awarded the 2016 "Christoph und Stephan Kaske-Stiftung" prize.

Jeudi, Octobre 20, 2016 - 21:21

On 13 October the Dutch music copyright organization BUMA has appointed Mayke Nas as "Componist des Vaderland" ("Composer of the Homeland").

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