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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.

2012/04/01 – ECPNM fifth European competition

The ECPNM European Conference of Promoters of New Music hosts the fifth European competition for proposals of composition and interpretation of live-electronic music projects that demonstrate in an innovative way new possibilities for the combination of instruments and live-electronics as well as innovative use of live-electronics with the composer as a performer. 2nd Category is…

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The winner of the International Ibsen Award 2012 is Heiner Goebbel

The winner of the International Ibsen Award 2012 (330,000 Euro). is Heiner Goebbel. for bringing a new artistic dimension to the world of drama or theatre. His work Eraritjaritjaka will be the festival’s finale during the International Ibsen Festival at the National Theatre in Oslo 23/8 – 9/9. ….read more

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Florent Motsch-Etienne wins Toru Takemitsu Composition Award 2011

Results of Toru Takemitsu Composition Award 2011; [Judge: Salvatore Sciarrino] 1st Prize Florent Motsch-Etienne (France) Flux et; 2nd Prize Bernd Richard Deutsch (Austria); 3rd Prize Jan Erik Mikalsen (Norway) Parts; 4th Prize Heera Kim (Korea) NAMOK ….read more

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Ernst von Siemens Music Prize 2012

Ernst von Siemens Music Prize 2012 goes to Friedrich Cerha. Composers’ Prizes 2012 go to Luke Bedford, Zeynep Gedizlioglu and Ulrich Alexander Kreppein ….read more

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The Dudok Quartet won the first prize at International String Quartet Concours at Radom (Poland)

The Dudok Quartet won the first prize at International String Quartet Concours at Radom (Poland) with a program of .G. Bacewicz – String Quartet No. 4 and any 20th or 21st century quartet ….read more

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Sofia Gubaidulina elected as Honorary Member

In the General Assembly of the ISCM in Zagreb in April 2011, the Russian composer Sofia Gubaidulina was unanimously elected as Honorary Member.Sofia Gubaidulina was born in Chistopol in the Tatar Republic on 24 October 1931. She studied the piano (with Grigory Kogan) and composition, and graduated from the Kazan Conservatory in 1954. Until 1959…

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Violin Concerto, a piece by composer and conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen, has won the 2012 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition

Violin Concerto, a piece by composer and conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen, has won the 2012 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition ….read more

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The overall winner of the 2011 IMC Musical Award is Music Play for Life

The overall winner of the 2011 IMC Musical Award is Music Play for Life. In the setting of the 4thIMC World Forum on Music, the International Music Council staged the award-giving ceremony of the IMC Musical Rights Awards on September 27th 2011 ….read more

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Daniel Blinkhorn (Australia), Louise Harris (UK) and Theodore Karkatselas (Greece) winners of Mùsica Viva Electroacoustic Competition 2011

Miso Music Portugal has the pleasure to announce the results of the Mùsica Viva Electroacoustic Competition 2011; Daniel Blinkhorn (Australia) – Anthozoa, Louise Harris (UK) – sys_m1, Theodore Karkatselas (Greece) – Sting, Honorable Mentions: Jon Christopher Nelson (USA) – Turbulent Blue, Mario Mary (France) – 2261 ….read more

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Henryk Górecki died November 12, 2010

Composer Henryk Górecki born 6 December 1933 in Czernica, near Rybnik, died November 12, 2010 in Katowice. He began his formal study of music in 1952 in the pedagogical department of the Music High School in Rybnik. Later, he studied composition under Boleslaw Szabelski, at the State Academy of Music (known today as the Academy of…

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