Entries by Billye Potts

Climate change-inspired piece wins music award

Climate change-inspired piece wins music award Chinese-American composer Lei Liang, an orchestral work evoking the threat posed by climate change and the opportunity it offers for redemption. Boston Modern Orchestra Project commissioned the winning piece, “A Thousand Mountains, a Million Streams,” which premiered in 2018 in Boston’s Jordan Hall with Gil Rose conducting. “The world […]

Grawemeyer Award 2020 winners to be named Dec. 2-6

The University of Louisville and Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary will announce 2020 winners of five Grawemeyer Awards in early December. UofL presents the annual, $100,000 prizes for innovative ideas and works in music composition, world order, psychology and education and gives a religion prize jointly with the seminary. Award recipients will be named at 10 a.m. […]