News for Dutilleux
- Kravis Prize for New Music to Dutilleux
[posted 9 January 2012]
The inaugural recipient of the Kravis Prize for New Music at the New York Philharmonic is Henri Dutilleux. The French composer received the prize a month ago. It was given to him for his demonstrated interest in fostering new music, as well as for his lasting contributions to the symphony orchestra repertoire.
With his assistance of Henri Dutilleux the New York Philharmonic will select three other composers, with whom he will share the proceeds. Each of these composers will write a work to be performed by the Orchestra in his honor. Names and the performance dates will be announced at a later date.
- Dutilleux receives prestigeous award
[posted 4 April 2008]
The Gold Medal of the Britain's Royal Philharmonic Orchestra is awarded to French composer Henri Dutilleux, now 92 years old.
Last Wednesday, at the presentation ceremony at London's Wigmore Hall, Graham Sheffield, Chairman of the Royal Philharmonic said that Dutilleux had “consistently produced work at the very highest level throughout his long composing career, holding steadfastly to his compositional principles and resisting the merely fashionable to create a distinctive and powerful language that is never simplistic.”
The first Gold Medal, one of Britain's highest musical prizes, was awarded in 1870 to commemorate the centenary of the birth of Beethoven.
- f.11., Angers, — 22 Jan 1912