Toru Takemitsu Composition Award[Results]

2004

マグヌス・リンドベルイ

[Judge]
Magnus Lindberg (Finland)

Norichika Iimori, conductor / Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra

[WINNERS]

  • 1st Prize
    Paul Stanhope (Australia)Profile&Speech
    Fantasia on a Theme by Vaughan Williams
    Cash Award
    1,200,000 yen
  • 2nd Prize
    Narong Prangcharoen (Thailand)Profile&Speech
    Phenomenon for Orchestra
    Cash Award
    600,000 yen
    Sho Ueda (Japan)Profile&Speech
    Focal Distance II
    Cash Award
    600,000 yen
  • 3rd Prize
    Soonjung Suh (Korea)Profile&Speech
    YU-HYUN for Orchestra
    Cash Award
    300,000 yen
    Marius Baranauskas (Lithuania)Profile&Speech
    TALKING for Symphony Orchestra
    Cash Award
    300,000 yen
M.Baranauskas, S.Ueda, P.Stanhope, M.Lindberg, N.Prangcharoen, S.Suh  photo © 東京オペラシティ文化財団

M.Baranauskas, S.Ueda, P.Stanhope, M.Lindberg, N.Prangcharoen, S.Suh
photo © Tokyo Opera City Cultural Foundation

Prizewinners

1st Prize
Paul Stanhope (Australia)
Fantasia on a Theme by Vaughan Williams

After graduated the master's dgree in composition at the University of Wollongong in 1994, he studied the PhD degree at the University of Sydney with Peter Sculthorpe and finished in 2000. And studied at the Guildhall School of Muisc in London from January to July 2000. Comissions, performances and recordings with some of Australia's leading ensembles and orchestras. He is currently teaching at MLC School in Sydney and at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music.

2nd Prize
Narong Prangcharoen (Thailand)
Phenomenon for Orchestra

Finished the bachelor of music at the Srinakharinwirot University in 1996 and also graduated master of fine arts in composition at the Illinois State University in 2002. He is currently in the doctoral candidate at the University of Missouri at Kansas City, and studying composition and conducting. He is also teaching composition and ensemble for composer at the same University as a teaching assistant. Many performances in Thailand and United States, and received the Chancellor's of Non-Resident Awards and many scholarships from the University. The commissioned work will be premiered by the Lyrique Quintet and Thailand National Symphony Orchestra in September 2004.

2nd Prize
Sho Ueda (Japan)
Focal Distance II

Finished the master's degree in composition and musical theory at the Tokyo College of Music, and won the third prize of the Toru Takemitsu Composition Award in 2000. Nominated as one of the Akutagawa Composition Award and awarded of Nagoya Award for Cultural Promotion both in 2001. Received the Honorable Mention of the JFC composition award and selected for the International Gaudeamus Music Week both in 2002.

3rd Prize
Soonjung Suh (Korea)
YU-HYUN for Orchestra

Born in Seoul. His music has been performed throughout Korea under the Korean Broadcasting System by the Pusan Philharmonic, the Seoul Symphony and so on. After graduated at Hanyang University, he received the master of music degree and is currently a doctoral candidate at the Manhattan School of Music. Won the first prize in the Taegu Music Association Competition in 1995. A winner of the Pusan Contemporary Music Festival and premiered by the Pusan Philharmonic in 1997. Awarded the Manhattan Prize in New York and his string quartet was performed by the Vega Quartet in Rockport, Boston and Los Angeles. He was invited by the MacDowell Colony as a resident composer there during the fall 2003 season.

3rd Prize
Marius Baranauskas (Lithuania)
TALKING for Symphony Orchestra

Graduated master degree with the composition class at the Lithuania academy of music in 2000. He is now studying PhD studies of composition there. Participated in international workshops for composers in Germany, France, Latvia, Holland and Poland. His pieces has performed in festivals in Latvia, Lithuania and Holland.


Year 2017

Heinz Holliger (Switzerland)

Year 2018

Unsuk Chin (Korea)

Year 2019

Philippe Manoury (France)

Year 2020

Thomas Adès (United Kingdom)

Year 2021

Pascal Dusapin (France)


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