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The British Composer Awards 2007
Britsih Composer Awards
The British Composer Awards, presented by the British Academy of Composers and Songwriters in association with Radio 3, includes a BBC Radio 3 Listeners' Award for BBC commissions premiered on Radio 3 between 1st April 2006 and 31st March 2007.

Voting for The Radio 3 Listeners' Award has now closed.

The shortlisted composers were:

Michael Nyman (A Handshake in the Dark)

Guto Puw (Oboe Concerto)

Param Vir (Between Earth and Sky)

And the winner of the Listeners' Award was:

Guto Puw

Awards news: Performance on 3 - 6 December 2007

British Composer Awards concert - 6 December 2007


Julian Anderson
Title of Work: Heaven Is Shy Of Earth
Composer: Julian Anderson

First UK Broadcast: 6 August 2006
BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus

 Edward Cowie
Title of Work: National Portraits
Composer: Edward Cowie

First UK Broadcast: 9 November 2006
BBC Singers

Huw Watkins
Title of Work: Partita for solo violin
Composer: Huw Watkins

First UK Broadcast: 6 November 2006
Alina Ibragimova

Param Vir
Title of Work: Between Earth and Sky
Composer: Param Vir

First UK Broadcast: 6 December 2006
BBC Symphony Orchestra

Jonathan Harvey
Title of Work: Body Mandala
Composer: Jonathan Harvey

First UK Broadcast: 19 March 2007
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Brian Ferneyhough
Title of Work: 5th String Quartet
Composer: Brian Ferneyhough

First UK Broadcast: 22 July 2006
Arditti String Quartet

Michael Nyman
Title of Work: A Handshake in the Dark
Composer: Michael Nyman

First UK Broadcast: 12 March 2007
BBC Symphony Chorus and Orchestra

Brian Irvine
Title of Work: Secret Cinema (40th Anniversary work for the Ulster Orchestra)
Composer: Brian Irvine

First UK Broadcast: 10 November 2006
Ulster Orchestra

Dai Fujikura
Title of Work: Crushing Twister
Composer: Dai Fujikura

First UK Broadcast: 28 August 2006
BBC Concert Orchestra

Guto Puw
Title of Work: Oboe Concerto
Composer: Guto Puw

First UK Broadcast: 2 May 2006
BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Django Bates
Title of Work: Alison in Space
(for Alison Balsom)
Composer: Django Bates

First UK Broadcast: 16 June 2006
Alison Balsom, Django Bates and Colin Currie

Judith Bingham
Title of Work: An Ancient Music
Composer: Judith Bingham

First UK Broadcast: 16 November 2006
BBC Singers

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