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The International Society for Contemporary Music (ISCM) is a premier forum for the advancement, dissemination and interchange of new music from around the world. Through ISCM, our members promote contemporary music in all its varied forms, strengthening musical life in their local contexts and making their music and its creators known to world.

José Javier Torres Maldonado wins 5th Brandenburg Biennial Composition Award

The jury of the 5th Brandenburg Biennial on Tuesday 19th of June at 7 p.m. assigned the Komponistenpreis award to Ms Ying Wang (Shanghai/Cologne) and the “da capo” prize to Mr José Javier Torres Maldonado (Mexico/Italy). ….read more

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Toru Takemitsu Award 2012 won by Federico Gardella and Ioannis Angelakis

Toru Takemitsu Composition Award 2012 1st Prize Federico Gardella (Italy) Mano d’erba, per orchestra and Ioannis Angelakis (Greece) une œuvre pour l’écho des rêves (II), pour orchestre and 2 3rd Prizes Masato Kimura (Japan) I do hope to sleep in the silent universe and Shiori Usui (Japan) WARAI ….read more

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RESULTS of the 2012 International Rostrum of Composers

RESULTS of the 2012 International Rostrum of Composers: Tierra Viva (2009) for piano and tape by Argentinean composer Pedro OCHOA (born 1968) and Attempt at Screaming (2011), for ensemble by young Bulgarian composer Peter KERKELOV (born 1984) are the works selected by radio music producers participating in the 59th International Rostrum of Composers (IRC) held…

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Japanese composer Sakai Kenji has won the the Queen Elisabeth International Grand Prize for Composition 2011

Japanese composer Sakai Kenji has won the the Queen Elisabeth International Grand Prize for Composition 2011. His Concerto pour violon et orchestre will be performed at the Brussels Centre for Fine Arts (Palais des Beaux-Arts) by the 12 finalists of the 2012 violin competition and the National Orchestra of Belgium, dir. Gilbert Varga, from 21…

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New Forum Jeune Création competition winners announced

The New Forum Jeune Création competition organised by Grame and Champ d’Action and mosaik ensembles, partnered with the Ensemble Orchestral Contemporain and Gmem announce the winners are: Aurelio Edler-Copes – Brazil/Italy (mosaik), Eduardo Moguillansky – Argentina/ (mosaik), Hikari Kiyama – Japan/Belgium (Champ d’Action), Johannes Kreidler – Germany (Champ d’Action), Aurélien Dumont – France (Ensemble Orchestral…

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7th Concours Dutilleux (France) won by Samuel Andreyev (Canada)

7th Concours Dutilleux (France) won by Samuel Andreyev (Canada) with “Night Divisionfor piano, flûte alto, cor anglais, clarinette (clarinette basse), trombone, percussions, contrebasse….read more

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Thomas Ama wins Christoph Delz Foundations’ 5th Competition for Composers 2012

Finalists: Thomas Amann (Austria), David Brynjar Franzson (Iceland / USA) and Martin Iddon (Great Britain) The prizewinning work, Les jeux / Les Poupées, will be premiered within the program of the LUCERNE FESTIVAL on 9 September 2012 by the basel sinfonietta under the baton of Peter Eötvös. ….read more

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The jury of the Gaudeamus Muziekweek 2-9 September 2012 has nominated thirteen compositions for the Gaudeamus Prize 2012

The jury of the Gaudeamus Muziekweek 2-9 September 2012, consisting of Martijn Padding (The Netherlands), Annie Gosfield (USA), and Christopher Butterfield (Canada), has nominated thirteen compositions for the Gaudeamus Prize 2012. These compositions, selected from almost 300 entries, will be performed in the International Gaudeamus Muziekweek (Music Week) which will take place from Sunday, September…

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Young Composers Meeting 2012: Gijs van der Heijden, Yu Oda and Lauri Supponen receive commissions

The Young Composers Meeting besides Gijs van der Heijden also Yu Oda received a commission for het Nationaal Jeugd Orkest and Lauri Supponen for a solo- piece foor the Int. Masterclass Apeldoorn ….read more

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10th International Piano Competition of Orléans 2012

The 10th International Piano Competition of Orléans took place from February 23 to March 5, 2012 in Orléans and Paris where Christopher GUZMAN (USA) with four and Andrew ZHOU with three prizes were two of the winners ….read more

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