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Léonie Sonning Music Prize

... The Léonie Sonning Music Prize, or Sonning Award, which is recognized as Denmark's highest music... ...e Léonie Sonning Music Prize, or Sonning Award, which is recognized as Denmark's highest musical honor, is given annually to an international composer... ... in 1959 to composer Igor Stravinsky. Laureates are now selected by the directors of The Léonie Sonning Music Foundation, which was founded in 1965. ... ...9 to composer Igor Stravinsky. Laureates are now selected by the directors of The Léonie Sonning Music Foundation, which was founded in 1965. ... ...poser Igor Stravinsky. Laureates are now selected by the directors of The Léonie Sonning Music Foundation, which was founded in 1965. ... ...t, typically held in Copenhagen, and are often invited to teach a master class of Danish musicians. The award is not directly rela... ... class of Danish musicians. The award is not directly related to the Sonning Prize, which is the Danish award presented by a found... ...foundation in memory of Sonning's late husband, Carl Johann Sonning. Léonie Sonning Music Prize Laureates ... ... References Léonie Sonning Music Foundation official website ...

Lars Ulrik Mortensen

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Michala Petri

...r . Her mother is Hanna Petri, who studied at the Royal Danish Academy of Music, and her brother, David Petri, won the Danish "Young Musician of the ... ...Red Seal label. In a 1990 interview with Petri, the award -winning radio music broadcaster from Chicago Bruce Duffie presented her as a Record... ...f the Dannebrog 1995 Deutscher Schallplattenpreis 1997 H. C. Lumbye Prize 1998 Wilhelm Hansen Music Prize 1998 Edition Wilhelm Hansen, a lea... ...tscher Schallplattenpreis 1997 H. C. Lumbye Prize 1998 Wilhelm Hansen Music Prize 1998 Edition Wilhelm Hansen, a leading-Danish music publisher.... ...sic Prize 1998 Edition Wilhelm Hansen, a leading-Danish music publisher. Léonie Sonning Music Prize 2000, she was the third Dane to win this prize,... ...ze 1998 Edition Wilhelm Hansen, a leading-Danish music publisher. Léonie Sonning Music Prize 2000, she was the third Dane to win this prize, after ... ...on Wilhelm Hansen, a leading-Danish music publisher. Léonie Sonning Music Prize 2000, she was the third Dane to win this prize, after Mogens Wöldik... ...ize, after Mogens Wöldike (1976) and Per Nørgård (1996) Petri Winning Léonie Sonning Music Prize 2000 Léonie Sonning Music Prize Laureates * Pr... ...ter Mogens Wöldike (1976) and Per Nørgård (1996) Petri Winning Léonie Sonning Music Prize 2000 Léonie Sonning Music Prize Laureates * Program n...

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Marie-Claire Alain

...rs of the Ordre national du Mérite Recipients of the Léonie Sonning Music Prize 20th-century French musici... ...he Ordre national du Mérite Recipients of the Léonie Sonning Music Prize 20th-century French musicians ... ... national du Mérite Recipients of the Léonie Sonning Music Prize 20th-century French musicians ... ...nal du Mérite Recipients of the Léonie Sonning Music Prize 20th-century French musicians ... ... Léonie Sonning Music Prize Laureates ... ... Léonie Sonning Music Prize Laureates ... ... Léonie Sonning Music Prize Laureates ... ... References Sonning Award (1980; Denmark) Grand Officer of the... ... She won the 2nd prize for organ at the Geneva International Music Competition in 1950.[4] Career ...

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Per Nørgård

... Biography 1 Music 2 Selected list of works 3 ... ...ofte, Denmark. He studied with Vagn Holmboe at the Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen, and subsequently with Nadia Boulanger in Paris. To beg... ...g (1982) for the Danish percussionist Gert Mortensen. He has also composed music for several films, including The Red Cloak (1966), Babette's Feast (1... ... Awards Nordic Council Music Prize (1974) for his opera Gilgamesh Léonie Sonnin... ...ouncil Music Prize (1974) for his opera Gilgamesh Léonie Sonning Music Prize (1996; Denmark) Marie-J... ...Music Prize (1974) for his opera Gilgamesh Léonie Sonning Music Prize (1996; Denmark) Marie-Josée Kr... ...974) for his opera Gilgamesh Léonie Sonning Music Prize (1996; Denmark) Marie-Josée Kravis Prize for... ... Kozinn, Allan. 2014. "Danish Composer Wins $200,000 Prize from Philharmonic". The New York Times (11 June): ArtsBeat (accessed ...

Kaija Saariaho

...ce 1982. Her studies and research at IRCAM have had a major influence on her music and her characteristically luxuriant and mysterious textures are ... ...stically luxuriant and mysterious textures are often created by combining live music and electronics. Although much of her catalogue comprises chamber... ... attended the Helsinki Rudolf Steiner School, a school with a strong arts and music curriculum, for thirteen yearsPirkko Moisala, Kaija Saariaho, p. ... ...uce a CD-ROM Prisma about her work. In 2000 she won the Nordic Council Music Prize for the work Lonh for soprano and electronics. She was awarded ... ...usic at IRCAM, Paris and took up residence there1986 – awarded Kranichsteiner Prize at Darmstadt 1989 – awarded Ars Electronica Prize for Stillebe... ...he University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for L’amour de loin 2011 – Léonie Sonning Music Prize 2011 – Grammy Award for Best Opera Recordin... ...versity of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for L’amour de loin 2011 – Léonie Sonning Music Prize 2011 – Grammy Award for Best Opera Recording 2013 ... ...isville Grawemeyer Award for L’amour de loin 2011 – Léonie Sonning Music Prize 2011 – Grammy Award for Best Opera Recording 2013 – Receiving P...

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Nikolaus Harnoncourt

... conductor, particularly known for his historically informed performance s of music from the Classical era and earlier. Starting out as a classical... ...own period instrument ensemble in the 1950s, and became a pioneer of the Early Music movement. Around 1970, Harnoncourt started to conduct opera and c... ...so the author of several books, mostly on questions of performance history and musical aesthetics. Biography Harnoncourt was born in Berlin, German... ...hard, a violin maker, died in 1990 in an automobile accident. Awards Erasmus Prize ( Praemium Erasmianum Foundation, Netherlands, 1980)Joseph Marx ... ...s Prize ( Praemium Erasmianum Foundation, Netherlands, 1980)Joseph Marx Music Prize of the Province of Styria (1982) Austrian Cross of Honour for Sci... ... (1987)Honorary Membership of the Society of Music Friends in Vienna (1992) Léonie Sonning Music Prize (Denmark, 1993) Polar Music Prize (Sweden,... ...)Honorary Membership of the Society of Music Friends in Vienna (1992) Léonie Sonning Music Prize (Denmark, 1993) Polar Music Prize (Sweden, 1994)H... ...ership of the Society of Music Friends in Vienna (1992) Léonie Sonning Music Prize (Denmark, 1993) Polar Music Prize (Sweden, 1994)Honorary Member...

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List of prizes, medals and awards

...reneurship Awards Commerce Award (Chamber of Commerce of Toledo, Spain)Deming Prize for Quality E-Commerce Awards E. H. Harriman Award Enterprise Ini... ...amber of Commerce of Toledo, Spain)European Business Awards European IST Grand Prize Excellence Award in Corporate Philanthropy Exportation Award (Ch... ...pan Quality Medal Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Nikkei QC Literature Prize Qimpro Benchmark Competition for excellence in business excellen... ... – for upstanding portrayals of African American s in film, television, music, and literature ( National Association for the Advancement of Col... ...t of Colored People )People's Choice Awards – for film, television, and music (United States)Seiyu Awards – for voice acting in anime ... ...prize, awarded for the best in Canadian humour writing Magic Merlin Award Music Akil Koci Prize American Academy of Arts and Letters Gold Medal ... ...nd Sciences )Latin Grammy Award ( Latin Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences )Léonie Sonning Music Prize (Léonie Sonning Music Foundation))Order of ... ...nces )Latin Grammy Award ( Latin Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences )Léonie Sonning Music Prize (Léonie Sonning Music Foundation))Order of Saint M...

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Jordi Savall

...alonia. He has been one of the major figures in the field of Western early music since the 1970s, largely responsible for bringing instruments of the ... ... His characteristic repertory emphasizes medieval, Renaissance and Baroque music, although he has occasionally ventured into the Classical and even th... ...s occasionally ventured into the Classical and even the Romantic periods. Musical education His musical training started at age six in the school cho... ...for Peace'", 18 June 2008, In February 2009 he received the Handel Music Prize from the city of Halle, Germany, and the National Music Prize from th... ...aix céleste et la paix terrestre."aliavox.com In 2012, he was awarded the Léonie Sonning Music Prize. In 2013 he was decorated with the highest Fren... ...este et la paix terrestre."aliavox.com In 2012, he was awarded the Léonie Sonning Music Prize. In 2013 he was decorated with the highest French awar... ...x terrestre."aliavox.com In 2012, he was awarded the Léonie Sonning Music Prize. In 2013 he was decorated with the highest French award, the Légion ...

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Alfred Brendel

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Aura (Miles Davis album)

...e by Mikkelborg, who created the suite in tribute when Davis received the Léonie Sonning Music Prize in December 1984, the year Decoy was releas... ...kkelborg, who created the suite in tribute when Davis received the Léonie Sonning Music Prize in December 1984, the year Decoy was released.A pr... ..., who created the suite in tribute when Davis received the Léonie Sonning Music Prize in December 1984, the year Decoy was released.A prestigiou... ...created the suite in tribute when Davis received the Léonie Sonning Music Prize in December 1984, the year Decoy was released.A prestigious awar... ... was released.A prestigious award, mostly given to classical composers and musicians; see . Miles Davis was the first non-classical musician to receiv... ...ans; see . Miles Davis was the first non-classical musician to receive the prize, and was particularly happy to receive the prize when he learned that... ... (see BACH motif, and Schoenberg hexachord "EsCHBEG", and the chart at Musical notes#Accidentals ). It is introduced at the beginning over a susta...

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Simon Rattle

... Alma mater Royal Academy of Music, London Occupation ... ... Occupation Conductor of classical music (active 1970–present) ... ...tor. He rose to international prominence during the 1980s and 1990s, while Music Director of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (1980-1998). He... ... Laureates of the Wolf Prize in Arts ... ... Léonie Sonning Music Prize Laureates ... ... Léonie Sonning Music Prize Laureates ... ... Léonie Sonning Music Prize Laureates ... ... Wolf Prize in Arts laureates Recipients of the Léonie Sonning Music Prize Shakespeare Prize recipien... ...olf Prize in Arts laureates Recipients of the Léonie Sonning Music Prize Shakespeare Prize recipients ...

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Yehudi Menuhin

... Early life and career 1 World War II musician 2 World interactions 3 ... ...sed until all six were transferred to CD. World War II musician Photo taken in... ...e Nazi era to the war's end) as an act of reconciliation, the first Jewish musician to do so in the wake of the Holocaust, saying to Jewish critics th... ...d for International Understanding (1968).[14] The Léonie Sonning Music Prize (Denmark, 1972) Nominat... ...nternational Understanding (1968).[14] The Léonie Sonning Music Prize (Denmark, 1972) Nominated as p... ... Léonie Sonning Music Prize Laureates ... ... Léonie Sonning Music Prize Laureates ... ...e Sangeet Natak Akademi Fellowship Recipients of the Léonie Sonning Music Prize 1916 births ... ...et Natak Akademi Fellowship Recipients of the Léonie Sonning Music Prize 1916 births ...

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Yo-Yo Ma

... the standard classical repertoire, he has recorded a wide variety of folk music such as American bluegrass music, traditional Chinese melodies, the t... ...elodies, the tangos of Argentinian composer Ástor Piazzolla, and Brazilian music. He also collaborated with Grammy Award-winning jazz/reggae singer Bo... ...l of Arts in 2001,[2] Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2011, and the Polar Music Prize in 2012.[3] Contents ... ... 2006: Dan David Prize 2006: Léonie Sonning Music Prize 2007: Award of Distinct... ... 2006: Dan David Prize 2006: Léonie Sonning Music Prize 2007: Award of Distinction at ... ... Léonie Sonning Music Prize Laureates ... ... Léonie Sonning Music Prize Laureates ... ... National Medal of Arts recipients Recipients of the Léonie Sonning Music Prize Latin Grammy Award winners... ...al Medal of Arts recipients Recipients of the Léonie Sonning Music Prize Latin Grammy Award winners ...

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György Ligeti

... 28 May 1923 – 12 June 2006) was a composer of contemporary classical music. He has been described as "one of the most important avant-garde comp... ... 1.3 Death 2 Music 2.1 Years in Hungary ... ...his birth until the 1990s. Ligeti received his initial musical training at the conservatory in Cluj, and during the summers privat... ...e la Fondation Prince Pierre de Monaco (1988)[49] Léonie Sonning Music Prize (Denmark, 1990) Grand A... ...ndation Prince Pierre de Monaco (1988)[49] Léonie Sonning Music Prize (Denmark, 1990) Grand Austrian... ... Léonie Sonning Music Prize Laureates ... ... Léonie Sonning Music Prize Laureates ... ... Wolf Prize in Arts laureates Recipients of the Léonie Sonning Music Prize International Rostrum of C... ...olf Prize in Arts laureates Recipients of the Léonie Sonning Music Prize International Rostrum of Composer...

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Sviatoslav Richter

...ters moved to Lutheran church. In early 1920s Richter became interested in music (as well as other art forms such as cinema, literature, and theatre) ... ... he was largely self-taught. His father only gave him a basic education in music, and so did one of his father's pupils, a Czech harpist.[3] ... ...et companies. He developed a lifelong passion for opera, vocal and chamber music that found its full expression in the festivals he established in Gra... ...ry Doctor of the University of Strasbourg (1977); Léonie Sonning Music Prize (1986; Denmark); Hero o... ...or of the University of Strasbourg (1977); Léonie Sonning Music Prize (1986; Denmark); Hero of Socia... ... Léonie Sonning Music Prize Laureates ... ... Léonie Sonning Music Prize Laureates ... ... Benjamin Britten Recipients of the Léonie Sonning Music Prize 20th-century pianists ... ... Benjamin Britten Recipients of the Léonie Sonning Music Prize 20th-century pianists ...

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Pierre Boulez

...writer Boulez has been called an articulate, perceptive and sweeping writer on music.Barulich 1988, 50; Blaustein 1989, 273; Harvey 1971, 557; Hayes 1... ...akings from an Apprenticeship, Orientations: Collected Writings, and Boulez on Music Today, as well as in the journal of the Darmstadt composers of ... ...cities on the piano and allied keyboard instruments, often as a "supplemental" musician in orchestral works with choirs and soloists. This activity n... ...ademy of Arts Berlin 1976: Prix France-Allemagne1979: Ernst von Siemens Music Prize (Germany)1983: Austrian Decoration for Science and Art 1985: L... ...ns Music Prize (Germany)1983: Austrian Decoration for Science and Art 1985: Léonie Sonning Music Prize (Denmark)1989: Praemium Imperiale (Japan ... ...c Prize (Germany)1983: Austrian Decoration for Science and Art 1985: Léonie Sonning Music Prize (Denmark)1989: Praemium Imperiale (Japan Art Ass... ...any)1983: Austrian Decoration for Science and Art 1985: Léonie Sonning Music Prize (Denmark)1989: Praemium Imperiale (Japan Art Association)1990:... ...hone 1995: Ceremony at the Victoires de la Musique in France1995: Polar Music Prize (Sweden)1996: Berlin Art Prize 2000 Wolf Prize (Israel)2001: ...

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Isaac Stern

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Arvo Pärt

... Arvo Pärt (born 11 September 1935; ) is an Estonia n composer of classical music and sacred music . Since the late 1970s, Pärt has worked in a ... ...le that employs his self-invented compositional technique, tintinnabuli . His music is in part inspired by Gregorian chant . Life Pärt was born in ... ...and bottom notes as the family's piano's middle register was damaged., Sinfini Music website His first serious study came in 1954 at the Tallinn Mus... ... of his "susceptibility to foreign influences", nine months later he won First Prize in a competition of 1, 200 works, awarded by the all-Union Societ... ...rsity of Tartu 2003 – Honorary Doctor of Music, University of Durham 2008 – Léonie Sonning Music Prize 2009 – Foreign Member, Serbian Academy of S... ...f Tartu 2003 – Honorary Doctor of Music, University of Durham 2008 – Léonie Sonning Music Prize 2009 – Foreign Member, Serbian Academy of Sciences... ... Honorary Doctor of Music, University of Durham 2008 – Léonie Sonning Music Prize 2009 – Foreign Member, Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts 2010...

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Keith Jarrett

...5) is an American pianist and composer who performs both jazz and classical music . Jarrett started his career with Art Blakey, moving on to play... ...ess as a group leader and a solo performer in jazz, jazz fusion, and classical music. His improvisations draw from the traditions of jazz and other ge... ...raw from the traditions of jazz and other genres, especially Western classical music, gospel, blues, and ethnic folk music . In 2003, Jarrett rece... ..., blues, and ethnic folk music . In 2003, Jarrett received the Polar Music Prize, the first (and to this day only) recipient not to share the priz... ...ite/aboutprize.shtml. Retrieved January 19, 2010. and in 2004 he received the Léonie Sonning Music Prize . In 2008, he was inducted into the Down B... ...utprize.shtml. Retrieved January 19, 2010. and in 2004 he received the Léonie Sonning Music Prize . In 2008, he was inducted into the Down Beat Ha... ... Retrieved January 19, 2010. and in 2004 he received the Léonie Sonning Music Prize . In 2008, he was inducted into the Down Beat Hall of Fame in ... ...h, Handel, Shostakovich, and Arvo Pärt . In 2004, Jarrett was awarded the Léonie Sonning Music Prize . The award, usually associated with classic... ...del, Shostakovich, and Arvo Pärt . In 2004, Jarrett was awarded the Léonie Sonning Music Prize . The award, usually associated with classical musi...

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Janet Baker

...n Sadie, Stanley, ed.; John Tyrell; exec. ed. (2001). New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, 2nd ed. London: Macmillan. ISBN 978-1-56159-239-5 ... ...ayal as Dido, the tragic heroine of Berlioz's magnum opus Les Troyens . at musicianguide.com, retrieved 12 December 2010. "In the mid 1960s ... sh... ...". As a concert performer, Dame Janet was noted for her interpretations of the music of Gustav Mahler and Edward Elgar . David Gutman, writing in ... ...cantata Phaedra, written for her by Britten; and Dominick Argento 's Pulitzer Prize-winning song cycle From the Diary of Virginia Woolf, also written... ...n Chapter at Occidental College, California, United States. She received the Léonie Sonning Music Prize of Denmark in 1979. She is the recipient ... ...er at Occidental College, California, United States. She received the Léonie Sonning Music Prize of Denmark in 1979. She is the recipient of both... ...al College, California, United States. She received the Léonie Sonning Music Prize of Denmark in 1979. She is the recipient of both Honorary Memb...

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Dmitri Shostakovich

...was a Russian composer and pianist, and a prominent figure of 20th-century music.[2] Shostakovich achieved fame in the Soviet Union under the patronag... ...t, Shostakovich developed a hybrid voice, combining a variety of different musical techniques into his music. Shostakovich's music is characterized by... ...e operas, several song cycles, ballets, and a substantial quantity of film music; especially well known is The Second Waltz, Op. 99, music to the film... ... Denmark Léonie Sonning Music Prize (1974) See also ... ... Denmark Léonie Sonning Music Prize (1974) See also ... ... Léonie Sonning Music Prize Laureates ... ... Léonie Sonning Music Prize Laureates ... ...ervices to the Republic of Austria Recipients of the Léonie Sonning Music Prize Recipients of the Order of... ... to the Republic of Austria Recipients of the Léonie Sonning Music Prize Recipients of the Order of Friend...

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Sergiu Celibidache

... in his native Romania, and later in Paris and Berlin, Celibidache's career in music spanned over five decades, including tenures as principal conduct... ... life, he taught at Mainz University in Germany and the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania . Celibidache frequently refuse... ..., he earned international acclaim for celebrated interpretations of classical music repertoire and was known for a spirited performance style info... ...l".Richard Davis, Eileen Joyce: A Portrait In 1970 he was awarded Denmark 's Sonning Award . From 1979 until his death he was music director of the ... ...d Isolde WWV90; Siegfried Idyll in E WWV103 (Arkadia) Honors and awards1970: Léonie Sonning Music Prize (Denmark)1992: Honorary Citizen of the Ci... ...e WWV90; Siegfried Idyll in E WWV103 (Arkadia) Honors and awards1970: Léonie Sonning Music Prize (Denmark)1992: Honorary Citizen of the City of M... ...ried Idyll in E WWV103 (Arkadia) Honors and awards1970: Léonie Sonning Music Prize (Denmark)1992: Honorary Citizen of the City of Munich (Ehrenbü...

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Igor Stravinsky

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Olivier Messiaen

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Benjamin Britten

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Leonard Bernstein

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Miles Davis