2015: Large-Scale Composition

Donated by The Boltini Trust
Announced 10 May 2016

Luca Francesconi: Duende, The Dark Notes: violin concerto

"The winning work draws on the world of flamenco, and is a febrile proliferation of gripping ideas driven with unceasing energy by the solo violin protagonist. The composer has created a white-knuckle ride of dramatic intent, which never loses its focus even through captivating moments of calm within the turmoil. The Award goes to Luca Francesconi’s Duende: The Dark Notes."

Other Shortlisted Nominations in this Category

Large-Scale Composition Jury

Cathy Graham (chair)
Ann McKay
Hannah Bujic
Richard Uttley
Stephen Newbould

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