2016 Shortlist Announced

British Composer Awards 2016 Shortlist Unveiled CLICK HERE for full details




Amateur or Young Performers Shortlist - I am, I say by Kate Whitley - In Sea-Cold Lyonesse by John Pickard - The Monster in the Maze by Jonathan Dove
Chamber Ensemble Shortlist - 13 Vices by Brian Irvin and Jennifer Walshe - Chamber Symphony No 2 The Australian by Laurence Crane - Freezywater by Leo Chadburn
Choral Shortlist - Ave Verum Corpus Re-Imagined by Roderick Williams - Noli Pater by James MacMillan - When Time is Broke by Cecilia McDowall
Community or Educational Project Shortlist - Activating Memory by Eduardo Reck Miranda - Brass Roots Musical Wings by Lucy Pankhurst - Into the Light by John Webb
Contemporary Jazz Composition Shortlist - Karembeus Guide to the Complete Defensive Midfielder by Joe Cutler - Our Lady of Stars Book of Hours by Sorana Santos - With One Voice by Mark Lockheart
Orchestral Shortlist - Alba by Rebecca Saunders - Instability by Luke Bedford - Smatter Hauler by Anna Meredith
Small Chamber Shortlist - A Day at the Spa by Oliver Leith - Afference by Emily Howard - Modus Triplex by Alex Nikiporenko
Solo or Duo Shortlist - Ampelos by Martin Iddon - Five Memos by Mark Bowden - Misplaced Time Refound by Richard Whalley
Sonic Art Shortlist - SING SIGN a close duet by Hanna Tuulikki - Sonorama by Claudia Molitor - Tree Radio by Magz Hall
Stage Works Shortlist - Between Worlds by Tansy Davies - Nothing by David Bruce - The Cure by Harrison Birtwistle
Wind Band or Brass Band Shortlist - A Richer Dust by Nigel Clarke - Au79 by Fumiko Miyachi - Just a Vibration by Shri Sriram
The winners in each category will be announced at the 2016 British Composer Awards at the BFI Southbank, London on Tuesday 6 December from 5pm


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