Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Koussevitzky Foundation Announces Eight New Commission Winners

The Serge Koussevitzky Music Foundation in the Library of Congress and the Koussevitzky Music Foundation, Inc., have awarded commissions for new musical works to eight composers. Jointly granting the commissions are the foundations and the performing organizations that will present the newly composed works.

Award winners and the groups co-sponsoring their commissions are John Corigliano and the New York Philharmonic; Justin Dello Joio and Bargemusic of Brooklyn, NY; Fang Man and Dolce Suono Ensemble of Philadelphia, PA; David Felder and SIGNAL of Rochester, NY; Eric Moe and Talujon of Sea Cliff, NY; Augusta Read Thomas and the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra of NY; Bright Sheng and the PRISM Quartet of Philadelphia; and Jukka Tiensuu and New Paths in Music of Staten Island, NY.

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