2006 – ISCM-CASH Young Composer Award – Helena Tulve

At the ISCM World New Music Festival from 14 to 29 July 2006 in Stuttgart, the ISCM-CASH Young Composer Award 2006 was awarded to Helena Tulve (Estonia, 1972).

She received the prize for Sula (Thaw) for large orchestra and didgeridoo, a composition performed on July 14 by the SWR Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Lukas Vis.
The ISCM-CASH Young Composer Award is 2.500 US$, intended as a commission for a new chamber ensemble work to be premiered in the International Gaudeamus Music Week in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
The award is a joint project of the ISCM and the Composers and Authors Society Hong Kong (CASH). It was inaugurated in 2002, and is presented each year to a selected composer under the age of 35 whose work is featured at the annual ISCM World New Music Festival. read more on www.emic.ee

Recording of Sula/Thaw on Soundcloud:

Composer’s info in Catalogue