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Marlos Nobre is awarded VI Tomas Luis de Victoria Prize

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 Madrid, Spain. This prize it is the most important in Iberoamerica, awarding the best composer of Iberoamerica. Marlos Nobre has received 60.000 euros for this prize on June 15, 2006 in Madrid, Spain, during a concert of his works. The concert will have the world premiere of his Sonata for piano on a theme by Bartok, performed by the young Argentinian pianist Horacio Lavandera. Also in this concert were performed as world premieres his "Canto a Garcia Lorca" and "Three Black Songs" both for soprano and piano, performed by the Spanish singer Pilar Jurado, with Lavandera at the piano. In this occasion the critics of "El Pais" and "El Mundo" in Madrid said that Marlos Nobre´s works showed a rich imagination, strong personality, craftmanship in the highest level and excepcional rhythmic control. In this occasion was launched a new bood written by Spanish musicologist and composer ´Tomás Marco, with the title: "Marlos Nobre and his magical thinking" togheter with a new CD of Nobre´s works. Tomás Marco declared also that Marlos Nobre it is the most important and creative composer in all Iberoamerica world.

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