2013: Large-Scale Composition

Announced 13 May 2014
Donated anonymously

George Benjamin: Written On Skin

All the works on this year’s shortlist are united by qualities of direct communication, authenticity, and their power to touch our innermost feelings.  The winner shows technical skill in the service of expression, depth of emotional impact, vividly colourful orchestration, and had a brilliant libretto by Martin Crimp. The winning composer is: George Benjamin for Written on Skin.

Other Shortlisted Nominations in this Category

Sally Beamish: Flodden
David Matthews: A Vision of the Sea

Large-Scale Composition Jury

Cathy Graham (chair)
Andrew Burke
Ed Hughes
Christian Mason
Ann McKay
 

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