Large-Scale Composition Award

Supported by The Boltini Trust

For an outstandingly imaginative and engaging large-scale work receiving its first UK performance, presented digitally or for a live audience.

Dani Howard - Trombone Concerto

‘Dani Howard’s captivating, cinematic Trombone Concerto is the sort of jewel that’s created when an orchestra – in this case, the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic – makes a longstanding commitment to a composer. She writes intuitively for them, and equally for star soloist Peter Moore, brilliantly, sensitively calling upon all his virtuosity. Here is a much-needed new masterpiece for the trombone, sure to attain a lasting place at the heart of its repertory.’

Also shortlisted:

This year's shortlist for Large-Scale Composition was decided by an independent panel drawn from across the music profession comprising:

Adam Szabo, Chief Executive, Manchester Collective
Ben Larpent, Head of Artistic Planning, Philharmonia
Robert Ames, Conductor / Curator
Shirley Thompson, Composer
Zoë Martlew, Cellist / Composer

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