Marie-Josée Kravis Prize for New Music

The Marie-Josée Kravis Prize for New Music at the New York Philharmonic is awarded to "a composer for extraordinary artistic endeavor in the field of new music."[1] The prize money is US$200,000. The prize includes also a commission for the New York Philharmonic. The award is given biennially.[2] The Orchestra named also Kravis Emerging Composers, who receive a US$50,000 stipend and a commission.[3] A US$10 million gift in 2009 founded the prize. The money was given to the New York Philharmonic by Henry R. Kravis in honor of his wife, Marie-Josée.[4]

Marie-Josée Kravis Prize for New Music
Awarded for"a composer for extraordinary artistic endeavor in the field of new music."
Sponsored byHenry R. Kravis
LocationNew York City
CountryUnited States
Reward(s)US$200,000
First awarded2011
Websitenyphil.org/kravis

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Kravis Emerging ComposersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Gereben, Janos (October 22, 2018). "Kravis Prize, One of New Music's Largest Awards, Goes to Unsuk Chin". San Francisco Classical Voice. San Francisco. Retrieved November 18, 2019.
  2. ^ a b Cooper, Michael (October 11, 2018). "Unsuk Chin Wins $200,000 and New York Philharmonic Commission". The New York Times. New York City. Retrieved November 18, 2019.
  3. ^ a b Cooper, Michael (June 5, 2015). "Philharmonic Chooses Anna Thorvaldsdottir for Emerging Composer Program". The New York Times. New York City. Retrieved November 19, 2019.
  4. ^ "The Marie-Josée Kravis Prize for New Music at the New York Philharmonic". nyphil.org. New York City: New York Philharmonic. 2019. Retrieved November 18, 2019.
  5. ^ Catton, Pia (June 26, 2012). "New York Philharmonic Completes Kravis Prize". Wall Street Journal. New York City. Retrieved November 18, 2019.
  6. ^ Kozinn, Allan (June 11, 2014). "Danish Composer Wins $200,000 Prize From Philharmonic". The New York Times. New York City. Retrieved November 19, 2019.
  7. ^ "Dutch Composer Louis Andriessen Is Awarded The Marie-Josée Kravis Prize". Pizzicato. Luxembourg. November 18, 2016. Retrieved November 18, 2019.
  8. ^ Cooper, Michael (November 17, 2016). "An Extra Layer of Dutch for New York Philharmonic". The New York Times. New York City. Retrieved November 19, 2019.

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