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Scottish Awards for New Music 2019

Winners of the 2018 awards. Image Credit Iain Smart

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Emma McDowall to design the 2019 award

Find out more about the winners and shortlist of the Scottish Awards for New Music 2019 below

Dorico Award for Small / Medium Scale Work sponsored by Steinberg (1-10 performers)

  • Winner: James Dillon – Quartet No. 9
  • Claire McCue – I Regret Your Sex
  • Lisa Robertson - The Inimitable Brightness of the Air

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Large scale New Work (11+ performers) sponsored by PRS for Music

  • Winner: Helen Grime – Woven Space
  • David Fennessy - Triptych
  • Ailie Robertson – Caoineadh

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The Good Spirits Co award for innovation in New Traditional Music

  • Winner: Ailie Robertson - Seven Sorrows
  • Winner: Grit Orchestra - Bothy Culture
  • Niteworks

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EVM Award for Electroacoustic/sound art work

  • Winner: Pippa Murphy - Breathe In Me
  • Louise Harris - Visaurihelix
  • Alex Menzies - Other World Music Vol 1

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Community/Education project

  • Winner: Lost At Sea - East Neuk Festival / Scanner / Svend McEwan-Brown
  • Get Composing – sound
  • Incredible Distance - Scottish Chamber Orchestra / WHALE Arts / Fruitmarket Gallery / Scottish Society of Artists

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The RCS Award for Contribution to new music in Scotland

  • Winner: Red Note Ensemble
  • Enterprise Music Scotland
  • Fiona Robertson

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Prize for Collaboration

  • Winner: Simon Thacker's Svara - Kanti Simon Thacker Neyveli/ B. Venkatesh/ K.V. Gopalakrishna/ N Guruprasad/ Farida Yesmin/ Raju Das Baul / Sunayana Ghosh
  • Anthems for Queer Youth - Patricia Auchterlonie / Gareth Mattey / Savage Parade / Robert Reid Allan
  • WEAR - Alistair White / UU Studios / Gemma A. Williams

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Recorded New Work

  • Winner: softLOUD - Sean Shibe - Delphian Records
  • ANNO:Four Seasons by Anna Meredith & Antonio Vivaldi - Anna Meredith and the Scottish Ensemble - Moshi Moshi Music
  • Out of Silence - John Mcleod / RSNO / Evelyn Glennie / Holly Mathieson -  Delphian Records

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Award for Creative Programming

  • Winner: sound
  • Counterflows
  • The Night With…

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The RCS Award for Making it Happen

  • Winner: Nevis Ensemble
  • Glasgow Experimental Music Series
  • Nordic Viola

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New Music Performer(s) of the Year

  • Winner: Garth Knox
  • BBC SSO
  • Drake Music Scotland

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The 2019 awards were judged by an independant panel of:

  • Aisling Agnew : flautist with Hard Rain Soloist Ensemble and other contemporary ensembles
  • Ian Anderson : previous Scottish Awards for New Music winner, principal viola Scottish Ballet and performs with Duo van Vliet and Wooden Elephant
  • Björn Heile : Professor of Music specialising in music post 1900, University of Glasgow,
  • Gunnar Karel Másson :  composer and Artistic Director of Dark Music Days
  • Graham McKenzie : Artistic Director & Chief Executive of the Huddersfield Contemporary
    Music Festival
  • Lindsay Pell : Senior Producer, Music, BBC Scotland
  • Osmo Tapio Räilälä :  composer and Artistic Director of Nordic Music Days
  • Eleanor Wilson :  violinist, composer and General Manager of NMC Records

The Scottish Awards for New Music 2019 are supported by:

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

The National Lottery through Creative Scotland

PRS for Music

Dorico / Steinberg

The Good Spiris Company

The Musicians' Union

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