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  • Julian Anderson

    Julian Anderson

    Composer Biography

    Julian Anderson studied with John Lambert, Alexander Goehr and Tristan Murail and first came to prominence when his orchestral Diptych (1990) won the RPS Composition Prize in 1992.

    Anderson is currently Composer in Residence at London’s Wigmore Hall. Recent projects have included a Violin Concerto, ‘In lieblicher Bläue, whichwas premiered by Carolin Widmann and the London Philharmonic Orchestra under Vladimir Jurowski in March 2015, with further performances by the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin and the Seattle Symphony.


  • Shortlisted 2015
    Category Small chamber
    Work String Quartet No.2

    About this work

    String Quartet No.2 was commissioned by Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival, La Jolla Music Society for SummerFest, Stiftung Berliner Philharmoniker and Wigmore Hall, with the support of the Fondation Hoffmann.
    The first performance to be given by the Arditti Quartet at Wigmore Hall, London, UK in 15 May 2014