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The Ivors Composer Awards 2019

The Ivors Composer Awards recognise excellence in composition across classical, jazz and sound art.

The Ivors Composer Awards will be presented on Wednesday 4th December at the British Museum, Great Russell Street, London.

The Ivors Composer Awards recognise the creative talent of composers and sound artists to promote the art of composition in contemporary classical, jazz and sound art.

Since 2003, we have been recognising exceptional talent in classical, jazz and sonic art composition. For the last 15 years, our awards were known as the British Composer Awards, but from 2019 they are The Ivors Composer Awards.

As an award presented by fellow composers and songwriters to their peers, an Ivor Novello Award is a uniquely authentic and respected recognition of craft. The Academy holds a public call for entries and all eligible submissions are reviewed by juries specifically appointed by the Academy.

The Ivors Composer Awards are sponsored by PRS for Music. The event is in association with BBC Radio 3 providing exclusive broadcast coverage.

We look forward to celebrating another year of achievement and progression in composition this winter.

2019 Awards Ceremony

The Ivors Composer Awards will take place at the British Museum on Wednesday 4th December 2019.
The evening includes a drinks reception followed by the presentation of fourteen Ivor Novello Awards and a post ceremony reception.
Tickets to attend the ceremony will be available for The Ivors Academy members, and the wider industry, to purchase later in the year.
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  • Date
  • Time
    17:00 - 21:30
  • Address
    The British Museum,
    Great Russell Street,
    London WC1B 3DG
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