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The Ivors Classical Awards sponsored by PRS for Music and in association with BBC Radio 3
The Ivors Classical Awards

The UK's foremost celebration of creative excellence in contemporary classical music and sound art.

Celebrating the best new works by British, Irish or UK resident composers writing for classical and sound art.

The Ivors Classical Awards are when Ivor Novello Awards are bestowed to celebrate creative excellence in British and Irish composing for classical and sound art.

Across the last twenty years they have recognised the achievements of some the UK’s most talented composers including Sally Beamish, Sir Harrison Birtwistle, Tansy Davies, Jonny Greenwood, Anna Meredith, Sir John Tavener, Mark-Anthony Turnage, Errollyn Wallen, Roderick Williams and many more. The awards are supported by PRS for Music and BBC Radio 3 are broadcast partners.

Our 2024 Rulebook is now published. For further information, including when you can enter a work for consideration, visit the Enter Our Awards page. Further details on the 2024 categories, timeline and awards ceremony will be published shortly.

2024 Awards Ceremony

The Ivors Classical Awards take place at the BFI Southbank in London on Tuesday 12 November 2024.

  • Date
  • Time
    18:30 - 22:30
  • Address
    BFI Southbank, Belvedere Road, London SE1 8XT


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