Lyons and Holmes Composition Awards 2015
The winners of the Lyons Celebration Awards and Terry Holmes Composer/performer award have been announced.
The Lyons winners are James Whittle and Nikki Franklin. Each receives £1500 to compose a work for the 2015-16 concert season. James and Nikki will also be offered the opportunity of a residency at the Banff Centre in Alberta, Canada. The Holmes Award was won by Patrick John Jones (composer) and Jin Hyung Lim (piano) for their proposal to create a new concerto created in response to László Moholy-Nagy’s Light-Space Modulator. Each will receive an award of £1500.
His work will be performed by a Grammy Award-winning ensemble
Thomas Simaku’s recent work, La Leggiadra Luna for mixed choir a cappella, has been selected by the international jury for performance at the 2019 ISCM (International Society for Contemporary Music) – World Music Days, which takes place in Estonia from 2 – 10 May.
York composition students have had their music performed by one of Europe’s top string quartets.
Federico Reuben has a new release on cassette tape (and digital) out on Berlin based label tmrw>.
Several media outlets have highlighted the collaboration between the Scottish Chamber Orchestra and Martin Suckling commemorating the Armistice Centenary.
Martin Suckling’s Meditation (after Donne), for chamber orchestra and live electronics receives its premiere performances from the Scottish Chamber Orchestra in St Andrews, Edinburgh and Glasgow on 7, 8, 9 November.
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