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Vendredi, Février 12, 2016 - 14:47

The composer Andersen Viana (Belo Horizonte) was one of 6 (six) composers selected from 22 countries in “The International Timo Korhonen Composition Competition” with his work “In E (Em Mi)” for in

Jeudi, Février 4, 2016 - 16:01

On February 12, St. Olaf College, in Northfield, Minnesota, will award an honorary degree to American composer David Maslanka.

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Vendredi, Janvier 29, 2016 - 17:04

The Ernst-von-Siemens-Musikpreis for 2016 has been awarded to the Danish composer Per Nørgård.

Lundi, Janvier 25, 2016 - 16:10

The 2016 "Berliner Kunstpreis" (Berlin Art Prize for the section music will be awarded to Stefan Prins.

Jeudi, Janvier 14, 2016 - 16:14

The experimental chamber opera “Pancho Villa From a Safe Distance” has been the reason for Creative Capital to award Austin-based composer Graham Reynolds with a $95,000 prize.

Vendredi, Décembre 11, 2015 - 15:40

The British Composer Awards for 2015 have been announced. There are ten winners in twelve categories, with both Michael Finnissy and Julian Anderson winning two categories.

Vendredi, Décembre 11, 2015 - 15:18

The most important Dutch music prize — the Matthijs Vermeulen Prize — is awarded to Peter Adriaansz.

Jeudi, Décembre 3, 2015 - 15:01

The Carl Nielsen Prize, with a value of 600000 Danish Kronen (€80000), was won by British composer Juliana Hodkinson.

Mercredi, Novembre 25, 2015 - 19:00

The 2016 Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition, which is accompanied by a prize of $100,000, will go to Danish composer Hans Abrahamsen.

Mercredi, Octobre 28, 2015 - 11:53

The Hridaynath Mangeshkar Award, named after renowned Indian composer Pandit Hridaynath Mangeshkar, was given to A.R. Rahman on 26 October.

John Adams
Mercredi, Octobre 28, 2015 - 11:42

On 26 October the Royal Academy of Music has presented John Adams a Honorary Doctorate of the University of London.

Mardi, Octobre 27, 2015 - 08:41

The 15th World Soundtrack Awards of the World Soundtrack Academy has elected Michael Giacchino as best film composer.

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Mercredi, Octobre 14, 2015 - 08:59

For the first time in its history, the Life Achievement Award of the American Film Institute is for a composer. In 2016 the 44th AFI Life Achievement Award will go to John Williams.

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Mercredi, Octobre 7, 2015 - 09:43

On 8 October 2015 British composer Thomas Adès will receive the Léonie Sonning Music Prize.

Meredith Monk
Mardi, Septembre 15, 2015 - 16:36

On 10 September 2015 composer Meredith Monk has received the National Medal of Arts from US president Barack Obama during a ceremony in the White House.

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Jeudi, Septembre 10, 2015 - 08:29

Over a century ago, in 1908, Igor Stravinsky composed a piece in memory of the then recently deceased Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, who had been his teacher.

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