This year’s international Ernst von Siemens Music Prize goes to British composer Rebecca Saunders. According to the reasoning of the jury, the 51-year-old has refined her own tonal language in an unprecedented way and her work leaves visible and significant marks in the music history of today.
The Ernst von Siemens Prize is considered one of the most important awards in the field of music. The prize, which has been awarded annually since 1973, honors composers, performers or musicologists who have made a distinguished contribution to the world of music and is endowed with 250,000 euros.
The “Nobel Prize of Music” will be awarded on 7th June in the Cuvilliés Theatre in Munich.
We offer our heartfelt congratulations.
Released by WERGO:
* Neither Duo (CD: Angels, WER 67812)
* A Visible Trace (CD: Edition Musikfabrik: Sichtbare Spuren, WER 68522)
* Cinnabar (CD: Edition Musikfabrik: Krönung, WER 68552)
* Stirrings Still (WER 66942)