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The first Ivors Composer Week took place from 14th to 20th November 2022 in celebration of contemporary composing across classical, jazz and sound arts.

Established to mark the twentieth anniversary of The Ivors Composer Awards, the week included events that brought established and new composers together with the music industry to honour their craft and achievements, and explore issues they face today. The week is in support of The Ivors Academy Trust.

Find out more about Ivors Composer Week 2022.


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The Ivors Composer Awards

The 20th edition of The Ivors Composer Awards to celebrate creative excellence in UK classical, jazz and sound arts was presented by BBC Radio 3’s Tom Service and Hannah Peel.

Meet The Commissioners

This panel event Meet The Commissioners welcomed Sarah Gee from Spitalfields Music, Gill Graham from Wise Music Group, Aaron Holloway-Nahum from Riot Ensemble and Roger Wright CBE from Britten Pears Arts to discuss the changing classical commissioning landscape.


Classical Beyond the Concert Hall - David Ferguson Lecture

This David Ferguson lecture explored Classical Beyond the Concert Hall and the impact of new technologies to create and strengthen human connections.

Live streamed from The Qube – Recording, Podcast & Photography Studios, the event is available to watch here.

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The Ivors Academy Jazz Reception in association with EFG London Jazz Festival

Ivors Composer Week finished with The Ivors Academy Jazz Reception in association with EFG London Jazz Festival. Hosted with Serious, this event closed the London Jazz Festival.


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