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Month: June 2019

Daniel Kidane

From world-wide premiers to an opening of the iconic Last Night of the Proms, here’s our guide to the works being performed by our composing community. John Adams 8th September, Prom 66: John Luther Adams’s In the Name of the Earth In the Name of the Earth (50 mins) – European premier Malcolm Arnold 5th […]

The Ivors Academy has joined over 200 music organisations who are committing to taking positive action towards gender parity in music. Keychange is a pioneering international initiative, led by PRS Foundation and supported by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union, which is empowering women to transform the future of the music industry to […]

The Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2019 has been released and we are delighted to see a host of creators being recognised for their outstanding achievements and services to Music. Amongst those are Academy members Jonathan Dove and Mitch Murray who have been presented with a CBE. Composer Jonathan Dove has been nominated a staggering eleven […]

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. The Ivors Composer Awards recognise excellence in composition across classical, jazz and sound art. The awards promote […]

A group of music trade organisations and charities have today united in a bid to support UK artists and businesses impacted by the collapse of PledgeMusic – launching an impact assessment survey to understand all those financially affected. Closing at 12pm on Tuesday 25th June, the survey, hosted by the Musicians’ Union (MU), can be […]


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