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The Ivors
The Ivors

The Ivors is one of the most loved and respected music awards.


The Ivors celebrates songwriters and screen composers. It is one of the most loved and respected music awards.

Presented to British and Irish songwriters and screen composers by The Ivors Academy since 1956, each winner receives a hand-crafted Ivor Novello statuette and joins a roll call of greats that includes Adele, Stormzy, Cathy Dennis, Annie Lennox, Amy Winehouse, Dave, Paul McCartney, John Lennon and Joan Armatrading.

Ivor Novellos are judged by acclaimed songwriters and composers from The Ivors Academy and awarded for creative excellence. This peer recognition makes the awards so special and respected

Tickets will be available from Monday 20th February and nominations will be announced on Tuesday 18th April.

Ivors Week, supporting The Ivors Academy Trust, returns for a third year from Monday 15th May – Friday 19th May.

The Ivors take place on Thursday 18th May 2023 at the Grosvenor House in London.

Awards ceremony

The Ivors, Thursday 18th May 2023, Grosvenor House in London. Tickets will be available from Monday 20th February.

  • Date
  • Time
    11:30 - 17:00
  • Address
    JW Marriott Grosvenor House London 86-90 Park Lane Mayfair London W1K 7TN
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Judith Weir was honoured with Fellowship of The Ivors Academy at #TheIvorsComposerAwards to recognise her excellence and impact in the art and craft of music creation.

She shares what it means for her to receive this prestigious award 👏

Composer Laurence Crane explains the inspiration behind Natural World, winner of #TheIvorsComposerAwards for Small Chamber 🎼 ...

Hannah Conway's 'The Sound Voice Project: Paul, I Left My Voice Behind and Tanja', winner of #TheIvorsComposerAwards for Sound Art, is an immersive experience made to explore the stories of people who have experienced significant voice change or loss. ...

Winner of #TheIvorsComposerAwards for Large Ensemble, @CherylHoad's Scenes From The Wild is based on the book, Diary of a Young Naturalist by Dara McAnulty.
The work was commissioned and performed by @cityoflondonsinfonia to mark their 50th anniversary year.

'I want to see music education happening in a much bigger way because that's our future...'👏

@joannamarshcomposer, Winner of #TheIvorsComposerAwards for Choral

Based on the letters of Marie Stuart – Mary, Queen of Scots - dating back to the 1560s, @brettdeanmusic's Madame ma bonne sœur won the Chamber Ensemble Award at #TheIvorsComposerAwards.

Commissioned by @festspielemv and @oxfordlieder

Composer Tori Freestone shares how listening to birdsong during lockdown inspired Birds of Paradise, winner of the Jazz Ensemble Award at #TheIvorsComposerAwards 🎷 ...

Bringing children, refugees and people with lived experience seeking sanctuary, Liz Dilnot Johnson talks about her Ivor Novello Award winning music, When a Child is a Witness - Requiem for Refugees.

Commissioned for @coventry2021 and winner of #TheIvorsComposerAwards for Community and Participation in association with @abrsmmusic

Work, effort and flashes of inspiration.

What it means to Sir George Benjamin to win an Ivor Novello Award for Outstanding Works Collection with @thempaonline


We’re at @weareqube studios in London filming interviews with incredible jazz composers @ayannawj and @cleveland_watkiss plus live streaming a panel about tech and classical from 4pm - link in bio.

All for #IvorsComposerWeek to celebrate 20 years of #theivorscomposerawards

#classicalmusic #jazzmusic #composer #composersofinstagram #classicalcomposer #jazzcomposer

#TheIvorsComposerAwards Academy Fellowship goes to Judith Weir CBE 🙌 ...

#TheIvorsComposerAwards winner for Choral 🎼

All Shall Be Well by @joannamarshcomposer

#TheIvorsComposerAwards for Outstanding Works Collection with @thempaonline goes to Sir George Benjamin CBE 👏 ...

#TheIvorsComposerAwards winner for Large Ensemble 🎻

Scenes from the Wild by @CherylHoad

#TheIvorsComposerAwards winner for Sound Art 🔉

The Sound Voice Project: Paul, I Left My Voice Behind and Tanja by Hannah Conway

#TheIvorsComposerAwards winner for Stage Works 🎭

Dante by Thomas Adès

#TheIvorsComposerAwards for Innovation with @wearethemu goes to @talvinsinghmusic ✨ ...

#TheIvorsComposerAwards winner for Orchestral 🎼

to an utterance by Rebecca Saunders

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Calling all young songwriters…and singers, musicians, producers & creative writers aged 8-18!
The Young Songwriter 2023 competition is open for entries! Incredible judges + prizes.
Goto https://t.co/WYn6PyjgUS for how to enter, songwriting tips & guidance. #SAYS23

We are hiring with 3 fantastic roles available 🙌🏽

If this sounds like something you are interested in, click the link in our bio to find further details and apply. ✊🏽❤️

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