Jury selects 21 compositions for Gaudeamus Music Week 2010

The jury of the Gaudeamus Music Week 2010, consisting of Helena Tulve (Estonia), Donnacha Dennehy (Ireland), and Roderik de Man (The Netherlands), has nominated 21 compositions for the Gaudeamus Prize 2010.

These compositions, selected from more than 400 entries, will be performed in the Gaudeamus Music Week, which will take place in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, from September 6 to 12, 2010. At the end of the Gaudeamus Music Week this same jury will announce the winner of the Gaudeamus Prize.

The nominated compositions for the Gaudeamus Prize 2010 are:


Symphony orchestra


Giuliano Bracci (1980, Italy) - Da uno spazio bianco (2009, 9’)
Francisco Castillo Trigueros (1983, Mexico) - XXX for Orchestra (2008, 5’)
Ruby Fulton(1981, USA) - Road Ranger Cowboy (2008, 6’)
Marko Nikodijevic (1980, Serbia/Germany) - cvetic, kucica.../la lugubre gondola (2009, 16’)
Lu Wang (1982, China) - Wailing (2007-08, 8’)

Chamber music


Artur Akshelyan (1984, Armenia) - Lichtfarben (2008-09, 15’), violin and ensemble
Giuliano Bracci (1980, Italy) - Dalla pietra (2009, 6’), soprano, 2 violins, cello, accordion
Francisco Castillo Trigueros (1983, Mexico) - Prisma (2009, 10’), oboe and ensemble
Athanasios Deligiannis (1983, Greece) - Synaxi (2009, 13’), ensemble
Paolo Ingrosso (1980, Italy) - Ordalia della Danza (2009, 10’), ensemble
Marko Nikodijevic (1980, Serbia/Germany) - chambres de ténèbres/tombeau de claude vivier (2005-07, 10’), ensemble
Fabian Svensson (1980, Sweden) - Toy Toccata (in Black and White) (2009, 7’), toy piano
Dobrinka Tabakova (1980, Bulgaria/UK) - Such different paths (2008, 15’), string septet


Javanese Gamelan Ensemble

Matius Shan Boone (1985, Indonesia) - Balungan (2010, 5’)
Gordon Dic Lun Fung (1988, Hong Kong) - Petruk (2010, 11’)

Organ

Jacob Adler (1980, USA) - Hollerin' in the Orgelpark (2010, 8’), 4 organs, 2 pianos, 1 laptop
Stelios Manousakis (1980, Greece) - Navigation (2008, 40’), organs, celesta, harmonium, voice, loopstation, wine glass and live electronics

Electronic music

Ann Cleare (1983, Ireland) - I am not a clockmaker either (2009, 7’), accordion and electronics
Sergey Khismatov (1983, Russia) - Spring Relapse (2009, 8’), voice and electronics
Johannes Kreidler (1980, Germany) - product placements (2008, 33’), video documentary
Myunghoon Park (1980, Korea) - Mach Kein (2009, 9’), soprano, violin, horn and tape

For more information:

Arthur van der Drift
Music Center The Netherlands, Contemporary Music Department
Tel: +31-20-3446062
a.van.der.drift@muziekcentrumnederland.nl
www.mcn.nl