Posts tagged Living Composer
The 2011 Pulitzer prize in music was awarded to Chinese-born American composer Zhou Long, 57, for his opera “Madame White Snake,” which premiered on February 26, 2010 by Opera Boston at the Cutler Majestic Theatre. Cerise Lim Jacobs’ libretto is based on a Chinese folk tale to blend the musical traditions More >
The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage Announces 2010 Philadelphia Music Project Grant Recipients. Here is a listing of the Grants awarded.
The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia was awarded $75,000 for A Composer’s Portrait, featuring a newly commissioned work by Princeton composer Steven Mackey. Mackey will participate in post-concert discussions, a workshop, More >
American composer John Luther Adams has been named the 2010 winner of the Nemmers Prize in Music Composition. He will receive $100,000 but more importantly he will receive something much rarer for living American composers: performances.
He lives in Alaska and his music is “inspired” by natural phenomena. Here is a piece More >
Philadelphia based composer Jennifer Higdon won the 2010 Pulitzer Prize in Music for her Violin Concerto.
The piece premiered on February 6, 2009, in Indianapolis, Indiana with Hilary Hahn as the soloist with the Indianapolis Symphony conducted by Mario Venzago.
Here is a video of her most popular orchestral work blue cathedral.
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