Composers Invited to Apply to the 9th Sterkfontein Composers Meeting

Eva Zöllner playing the accordion

Composers from the international community are invited to apply to attend the 9th Sterkfontein Composers Meeting, which will take place from 4-15 December 2024 at the Nirox Foundation in Johannesburg, South Africa. The Sterkfontein Composers Meeting brings together the best young African composers every year in South Africa. It was established in 2012 at the…

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Reports from the 2023 ISCM World New Music Days in South Africa

A mouth bow duo performing in Johannesburg's Untitled Basement on November 25, 2023 during the 2023 ISCM World New Music Days in South Africa

[Ed. note: From 24 November to 3 December 2023, the delegates of the International Society for Contemporary Music met for the first time on the continent of Africa for the 2023 ISCM World New Music Days, an historic festival in Johannesburg, Soweto, and Cape Town, South Africa which featured repertoire submitted by ISCM member organizations…

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Felipe Pinto d’Aguiar: En la Medida de lo Imposible

Felipe Pinto d'Aguiar

The works of Felipe Pinto d’Aguiar (b. 1982) have been regarded as possessing “emotional drive and intensity” [The Sydney Morning Herald]. Originally from Santiago de Chile, he has been involved in projects in more than fifteen countries across five continents, in which he has collaborated with Arcko Symphonic Ensemble, Sound Icon, the Consort Guitarrístico, the Orquesta Sinfónica…

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