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Author: Maya Ophelia

The winners were announced during a ceremony hosted by BBC Radio 3’s Hannah Peel and Tom Service at the British Museum. Recognised as a pinnacle of achievement since they were first presented in 1956, Ivor Novello Awards celebrate creative excellence in composing and songwriting. Seven out of ten of this year’s winners received an award from […]

45 works have been nominated for an Ivor Novello Award across nine categories of classical, jazz and sound art, including community projects and stage works. Thomas Adès, George Benjamin, Cecilia McDowall and Rebecca Saunders are amongst those nominated and nearly half of the shortlist are first-time nominees, including Lara Agar, Kristina Arakelyan, Laurence Osborn, Hannah […]

Join us in celebrating creative excellence in UK classical, jazz and sound arts at The Ivors Composer Awards. Bringing together the music creator community to recognise the best in classical, jazz and sound art composing talent, The Ivors Composer Awards returns for its 20th year on Tuesday 15th November 2022. The evening kicks off from […]

Delivered by In The Making, The Ivors Academy, PPL and The Ivors Academy Trust, Inside Track is a one-year long artist development programme which provides creative and career opportunities to four participants from underrepresented groups and/or creators who are facing significant barriers accessing the music industry. Barriers may relate to lack of access to education, […]

Are you a songwriter or composer who is looking to take a leadership role in the music industry? The Ivors Academy Advocacy Accelerator is an initiative being launched in 2022 to improve diversity of representation in the music industry by giving people from under-represented groups the opportunity to gain experience of being on the Board […]

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