The University of Louisville School of Music presents the 2015 New Music Festival celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Grawemeyer Award Nov. 10-15 with guest composer and Grawemeyer Award winner Kaija Saariaho. Saariaho is a Finnish composer internationally known and recognized for her work involving electronics. Featured guests also include renowned French composer and visual […]
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“On the Guarding of the Heart,” a piece for chamber orchestra by Serbian-born composer Djuro Zivkovic has won the 2014 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition.
Recipients of the 2013 Grawemeyer Awards will discuss their winning works and ideas at the University of Louisville and Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary in April.
The 30-minute work is a highly innovative fusion of musical and visual art, said award director Marc Satterwhite.
“Violin Concerto,” a piece by Finnish composer and conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen, has won the 2012 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition.
Louis Andriessen, Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition, Thursday, March 31, 3 p.m., Comstock Hall, School of Music. Kevin Bales, Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order, Monday, April 11, 2 p.m., Floyd Theater, Swain Student Activities Center. Luke Timothy Johnson, Grawemeyer Award in Religion, Tuesday, April 12, 7 p.m. Caldwell Chapel, Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary. […]
“La Commedia,” a multimedia opera by Dutch composer Louis Andriessen, has won the 2011 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition.