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Nominee category: Choral

Composed by James MacMillan For small chorus and ensemble Commissioned by Hebrides Ensemble along with partners Edinburgh International Festival, King’s Place and Soli Deo Gloria

Composed by Gabriel Jackson Commissioned by BBC Singers

Composed by Richard Rodney Bennett For choir and piano with optional double bass and soprano saxophone Commissioned by Swaledale Festival

Composed by Harrison Birtwistle for twelve female singers, three harps and alto flute 12½ mins commissioned by Netherlands Chamber Choir on the occasion of their 75th anniversary, BBC Radio 3 and the Danish National Vocal Ensemble listen on Apple Music

Composed by Cecilia McDowall for SATB choir and cello 13 mins commissioned by Richard and Sue Street for the Musique Cordiale Festival

Composed by Samuel Bodoli Commissioned by City of London Festival, Live Music Sculpture 3

Composed by James MacMillan For chorus, children’s choir, organ & chamber orchestra Commissioned by Stichting Omroep Muziek / NTR ZaterdagMatinee Amsterdam with assistance from the Royal Concertgebouw; Duke University; the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

James Dillon, Composer

Composed by James Dillon For 12 voices, chamber ensemble (and electronics) Commissioned by BBC Radio 3, hcmf and Casa da Musica, Porto

Composed by Dai Fujikura For mixed choir Commissioned by European Concert Hall Organisation – with the support of the Culture Programme of the European Union

Composed by Cecilia McDowell for SSATB choir with divi 12 mins commissioned by BBC Singers for more information visit Oxford University Press

Composed by James MacMillan For choir, triplepipe & organ Commissioned by St Albans International Organ Festival and Conville & Caius College, Cambridge

Composed by Roderick Williams For choir Commissioned by ORA

Composed by Barnaby Martin cantata for choir, soloists, tubular bells and organ 45 minutes commissioned by Illuminare Choir listen on Soundcloud

Composed by Andrew Hamilton for vocal ensemble 16 minutes commissioned by EXAUDI with funds from the Arts Council of Ireland listen on Soundcloud

Composed by Leo Chadburn for voices (at least 4 performers), analogue synthesizers and projections (optional) 18 minutes commissioned by EXAUDI with funds provided by the Britten Pears Foundation and supported by City, University of London listen on Soundcloud

Roxanna Panufnik, Composer

Composed by Roxanna Panufnik for double choir, carnatic singer (optional), indian violin, sitar, veena and indian percussion 9 minutes commissioned by National Youth Choirs of Great Britain listen on Apple Music

Composed by Raymond Yiu for female chorus 7 minutes commissioned by The Musical Originals Singers

Composed by Judith Weir for narrator, SATB chorus, solo tenor and instrumental ensemble 35 minutes commissioned by BBC Radio 3 for more information visit Chester Music


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