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At the heart of an Ivor Novello Award is peer recognition. As a community of composers and songwriters we value the art and craft of creating music like no-one else. Our community judge our awards, making their decision based on excellence alone. We believe there is nothing more meaningful, more heartfelt, than appreciation from your peers. The Ivors Academy would like to thank all who voluntarily gave of their time to sit on the 2023 award panels.
He joins a prestigious list of 24 Fellows, including John Adams, Sir Elton John, Sir Paul McCartney, Judith Weir CBE and Sting.
The Ivors Academy has revealed the winners of 12 Ivor Novello Awards at the 20th edition of The Ivors Composer Awards, celebrating the best new music in classical, jazz and sound art.
At the heart of an Ivor Novello Award is peer recognition. All the juries for The Ivors Composer Awards are populated by composers and practitioners from across the contemporary classical, jazz and sound art community. The Ivors Academy would like to thank all who sat on the 2022 award panels.
A survey by The Ivors Academy to mark 20 years of The Ivors Composer Awards has shown the importance of music education at every stage of the careers of acclaimed classical, jazz and sound art composers. The majority studied music at school, had opportunities to learn an instrument, the chance to perform music when growing up and many now teach as part of their career.
Ivors Composer Week is one way in which the Academy is championing composers by celebrating their craft, providing opportunities to connect and exploring topics impacting composers.
The nominations for the 20th edition of The Ivors Composer Awards 2022, which celebrate the best new works by composers writing for classical, jazz and sound art, have been announced.