Scottish Awards for New Music 2017

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The shortlist has been selected for the first Scottish Awards for New Music ahead of an awards event in the Drygate Brewery, Glasgow, at 8.00pm on Wednesday 8 March, 2017.

There were over a hundred and eighty nominations submitted by artists, audience members and the general public, reinforcing the depth and breadth of new music activity in Scotland.  Nominations ranged from amateur musicians and emerging artists, to major organisations and household names and covered a wide-range of new music.

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The shortlisted nominations for the Scottish Awards for New Music 2017 are:
 
Dorico Award for Small/medium Scale Work sponsored by Steinberg
Flicker – Claire McCue
Panopticon – David Fennessy
The Iris Murders – Alasdair Nicolson (with libretto by John Gallas)
 
Large Scale Work sponsored by PRS for Music
Piano Concerto – Martin Suckling
The Devil Inside – Stuart MacRae (with libretto by Louise Welsh)
Two Eardley Pictures: Catterline in Winter and Snow – Helen Grime
 
Sound Art / Electroacoustic Work
Mechanical – Timothy Cooper
Pipeline – Pete Stollery
SOURCEMOUTH : LIQUIDBODY – Hanna Tuulikki
 
EVM Recorded New Work
Since it was the Day of Preparation… – Sir James MacMillan / Hebrides Ensemble / Synergy Vocals (Delphian)
Songs and Lullabies – Robert Irvine (Delphian)
Ūhte – Henry MacPherson / RCS (RCS / BBC Scotland)
 
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Award for Community / Education Project
Go compose! – sound (in partnership with Red Note Ensemble)
Songs from Above and Below – John McLeod, Emily Mitchell and Geoffrey Tanti - Live Music Now
Wagner’s School of Cool – Drake Music Scotland
 
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Award for Achievement in New Music
Ailie Robertson
Ilan Volkov and Alasdair Campbell
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Help Musicians UK Award for New Music Performers of the Year
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
MacGillivray
Red Note Ensemble
Robert Irvine

New Music Scotland would like to thank all funders and sponsors of the first Scottish Awards for New Music.

8th March 2017

Drygate, Glasgow

Tickets £25 available now!

Doors Open - 7.30pm
Food Served - 8pm
Ceremony begins - 9pm

 

Contacts

PR

Jane Nicholson/Andy Saunders

pr@newmusicscotland.co.uk

Press Release

 

Organiser

Nicola Henderson

nicola@newmusicscotland.co.uk

 

 



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