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General info

The Ivors Composer Awards are presented to composers in recognition of works which have received their UK premiere during the awards year.

Anyone can enter a work, including the composer or sonic artist. To be eligible, works must have received a UK premiere public performance, either live or broadcast, between 1st April 2018 and 31st March 2019 and the composer must have been born in the UK, or have been ordinarily resident during a specified period of time.

2019 info

  • Call for entries opens
  • Deadline for entry
  • Judging period begins
  • Tickets on sale
  • Nominated composers confidentially informed in writing
  • Nominations press announcement
  • The Ivors Composer Awards 2019
    British Museum, Great Russell Street, London

The Rules

Please ensure that you read the Academy's rules and criteria for entries to The Ivors Composer Awards prior to entering eligible works. Entries are submitted via our dedicated award entry site.

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