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Nominee category: Stage Works

composed by Freya Waley-Cohen opera in one act for 14 singers and chamber orchestra libretto by Ruth Mariner 69 mins commissioned by the Royal Academy of Music for their 200th anniversary watch on YouTube for more information and to purchase the score visit Birdsong Music Publishing

composed by John Casken drama for bass, mezzo-soprano and ensemble 50 mins commissioned by Barry Millington and Counterpoise Ensemble watch excerpt on YouTube

composed by John Wallace opera in one act for Solo tenor voice, chorus, brass ensemble (period instruments) and percussion libretto by Elizabeth Ingram-Wallace 31 mins watch on YouTube

composed by Edward Jessen operatic sonic theatre work for soloists, chorus, chamber orchestra and auxiliary audio 80 mins commissioned by Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance in partnership with Decipherer Arts Projects, and with funding from Arts Council England National Lottery Project Grants, PRS for Music Foundation Open Fund for Music Creators, Ralph Vaughan […]

composed by Thomas Adès ballet in three parts, for orchestra with pre-recorded voices and female choir choreography by Wayne Macgregor 82 mins commissioned by the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Gustavo Dudamel, Music and Artistic Director, and the Royal Opera House Covent Garden Foundation for the Royal Ballet, Resident Choreographer Wayne McGregor, with the generous support of […]

Composed by Gabriel Prokofiev ballet: for symphony orchestra and electronics 28 mins commissioned by Birmingham Royal Ballet in partnership with the Royal Philharmonic Society watch Gabriel talk about the piece on YouTube

Composed by Philip Venables opera: for mezzo soprano, baritone, four amplified cellos, tape and video, with libretto by Ted Huffman 65 mins commissioned by Opera Philadelphia, Music Theatre Wales and Opéra Orchestre National Montpellier watch the trailer on YouTube watch Philip talk about the piece on YouTube and see him accept his Ivor Novello Award […]

Composed by Conor Mitchell opera: for chamber orchestra, six soloists and SATB chorus 70 mins commissioned by The Belfast Ensemble with the Arts Council of Northern Ireland produced by The Belfast Ensemble and Outburst Arts

Composed by Charlotte Harding ballet for string ensemble and percussion 28 minutes commissioned by BalletBoyz

Composed by Hilda Paredes opera for soprano, alto, percussion, violin, guitar and electronics 90 minutes commissioned by Festival Internacional Cervantino for more information visit University of York Music Press

Composed by Tansy Davies chamber opera for mezzo-soprano, tenor and ensemble with electronics 60 minutes commissioned by London Sinfonietta and the Royal Opera House for more information visit London Sinfonietta

Composed by James MacMillan Commissioned by ROH2, Scottish Opera, Boston Lyric Opera and Britten Sinfonia

Composed by Jocelyn Pook Commissioned by Akram Kham Company for their multi-media dance production

Gavin Higgins, Composer

Composed by Gavin Higgins Commissioner by Rambert Dance Company as part of New Music 20X12

Composed by Tim Minchin

Composed by Orlando Gough

Composed by Joby Talbot

Composed by Julian Philips

Composed by Peter Wiegold

Composed by Rory Boyle


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