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Nominee category: Large Chamber

Composed by Edmund Finnis for 12 string players 13 mins commissioned by Manchester Collective and PRS Foundation New Music Biennial watch on YouTube

Composed by Rebecca Saunders for 15 soloists and conductor 19 mins commissioned by Festival Acht Brücken | Musik für Köln with financial support from the Ernst von Siemens Music Foundation, Birmingham Contemporary Music Group, Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, Casa da Música Porto & Festival d’Automne à Paris listen on Soundcloud

Composed by Richard Ayres for amplified ensemble, bass voice and soundtrack 52 mins commissioned by Asko|Schönberg and London Sinfonietta with initial development funded by The Royal Opera for more information visit Asko|Schönberg

Composed by Oliver Leith for string ensemble 17 mins commissioned by 12 ensemble listen on Apple Music watch Oliver’s acceptance speech on YouTube

Composed by Claire M Singer for organ, violin, viola, four cello and two horns 17 mins commissioned by London Contemporary Orchestra for the PRS Foundation New Music Biennial 2019 with support from the Richard Thomas Foundation watch Claire talk about the piece on YouTube

Composed by Liza Lim For alto flute, bass clarinet, piano (with preparation), percussion, Norwegian hardingfele (hardanger fiddle), violin, viola, cello and double bass Commissioned by Cikada Ensemble with assistance from the Norwegian Arts Council

Composed by Matthew Kaner For flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn, trumpet, trombone, piano and percussion Commissioned by the Royal Philharmonic Society

Composed by Sinan Savaskan


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