Site Search

Other Resources
News Archive

RPS Music Awards Shortlist Announced

The UK's Royal Philharmonic Society have unveiled the shortlist for their annual Music Awards. Contemporary composers feature highly in these awards and this year is no exception. In the chamber-scale composition category Jonathan Cole (for Testament), James Dillon (for String Quartet No 4) and Joseph Phibbs (for Goodison Quartet No 3: The Canticle of the Rose) have all been nominated whilst in the large-scale composition Julian Anderson (for The Book of Hours), Richard Ayres (for The Cricket Recovers) and Henri Dutilleux (for Correspondances) have received nominatons.

Elsewhere the new music group the London Sinfonietta have been nominated in the Audience Development category for their 'connectors' series and the South Bank's 'Xenakis: Architect in Sound' has been put forward for the Concert Series and Festivals category.

The winners will be announced on the 9th May at the Dorchester Hotel, London.

More Info...


We are unable to investigate the claims, professional status, or probity of any individual, organization or company listed in the CompositionToday News section. The presence of a listing here does not imply an endorsement of the company or individual listed. Whilst every effort is made to ensure the accuracy and validity of the news items displayed, CompositionToday does not assume, and hereby disclaims any liability to any party for loss or damage of any kind caused by errors or omissions from the News section.