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The Ivors Composer Awards 2021

The New Music Show is at The Ivors Composer Awards 2021. Exclusive coverage of the prestigious awards ceremony hosted at the British Museum by Tom Service and Sara Mohr-Pietsch.

The New Music Show at The Ivors Composer Awards 2021.
Tom Service and Sara Mohr-Pietsch celebrate the best new works by composers writing for classical, jazz and sound art in the UK as they host the awards ceremony which took place at the British Museum on Wednesday night. First presented in 1956, an Ivor represents peer recognition as they are judged by fellow composers and music creators in categories including jazz, large and small scale, solo, vocal or choral composition and sound art. Among the nominees are Alex Paxton, Nikki Iles, Lynne Plowman, Tansy Davies, Laura Bowler, Ed Hughes and Nwando Ebizie.

1 hour, 59 minutes

Last on

Sat 11 Dec 2021 22:00

Music Played

  • Alex Paxton


    Performer: Taylor MacLennan. Performer: Lloyd Coleman. Performer: David Zucchi. Performer: Alex Paxton.
  • Alex Paxton

    Corncrack Dreams

    Performer: Alex Paxton. Performer: Dominykas Snarskis.
    • I Hope This Finds You Well in These Strange Times, Vol. 3.
    • Non-Classical.
    • 3.
  • Dave Manington


    Performer: John Turville. Performer: Tori Freestone. Performer: Jez Franks. Performer: Dave Manington. Performer: Will Glasser. Lyricist: Brigitte Beraha. Singer: Brigitte Beraha.
    • Solstice: Food For Thought.
    • Ubuntu Music.
    • 3.
  • Nikki Iles

    The Caged Bird

  • Ivo Neame

    The Rise of the Lizard People

    Performer: Jason Yarde. Performer: Tom Farmer. Performer: James Maddren. Performer: Jon Scott. Performer: Ivo Neame. Performer: Trevor Mires. Performer: Noel Langley.
    • Glimpses of Truth.
    • Whirlwind Recordings.
    • 1.
  • James Dillon

    Echo The Angelus

    Performer: Noriko Kawai.
  • Ben Gaunt

    Fading Spellsphere

    Performer: Ben Powell.
  • Alex Groves

    Linear Construction (No. 5)

    Performer: Gabriella Swallow.
    • I Hope This Finds You Well in These Strange Times, Vol. 1.
    • Non-Classical.
    • 12.
  • Robin Haigh

    No One

    Performer: Oliver Wass.
  • Zoe Rahman

    Conversation with Nellie

    Performer: Zoe Rahman. Performer: Courtney Pine. Performer: Oli Hayhurst. Performer: Gene Calderazzo.
    • Kindred Spirits.
    • Manushi Records.
    • 2.
  • Nwando Ebizie

    Fire Prevention

    Performer: Nwando Ebizie.
  • Nikki Sheth

    Nocturnal Insights

    Performer: Nikki Sheth.
  • Ed Hughes

    The Cuckmere Soundwalk

    Orchestra: Orchestra of Sound and Light. Conductor: Ed Hughes.
    • Ed Hughes: Time, Space and Change.
    • Métier.
  • Magz Hall

    Waves of Resistance

    Performer: Magz Hall.
  • Caroline Kraabel

    London 26 and 28 March 2020: Imitation: Inversion

    Performer: Caroline Kraabel.
  • Alexander Goehr

    Since Brass, nor Stone

    Performer: Colin Currie. Ensemble: Pavel Haas Quartet.
    • Alexander Goehr: Since Brass nor Stone.
    • NMC.
    • 1.
  • Lynne Plowman

    A Field Guide to Pebbles

    Performer: O Duo.
    • The Beachcomber: Music By Lynne Plowman.
    • Prima Facie.
  • Tansy Davies

    Nightingales: Ultra-Deep Field

    Ensemble: Arditti Quartet.
  • Stephen Goss

    Still Life

    Performer: Kimberly Patterson. Performer: Patrick Sutton.
    • Still Life.
    • Ravello Records.
  • Laura Bowler

    Wicked Problems

    Performer: Ruth Morley. Singer: Laura Bowler.
  • Michael Zev Gordon

    Baruch - ten propositions of Baruch Spinoza for tenor

    Performer: Anna Tilbrook. Singer: James Gilchrist.
  • Howard Goodall

    Never To Forget

    Choir: London Symphony Chorus. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Simon Halsey.
  • Cheryl Frances-Hoad

    Thinking I Hear Thee Call for soprano, speaker, and electronics

    Performer: Frances M. Lynch. Performer: Margaret Cameron.
  • James McMillan

    Vidi Aquam

    Choir: ORA. Conductor: Suzi Digby.
    • Spem in alium - Vidi aquam.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 15.
  • Cleveland Watkiss

    Dear Mr Khun

    Ensemble: Ukitusa Quintet.
    • Ukitusa Quintet.
    • Rearward.
    • 1.
  • Conor Mitchell

    Democracy Dances

    Ensemble: Belfast Ensemble. Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra. Conductor: Conor Mitchell.
  • Lara Poe


    Orchestra: Lahti Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Dmitri Slobodeniouk.
  • James Dillon


    Orchestra: London Sinfonietta. Conductor: Geoffrey Paterson.
  • Martin Suckling

    This Departing Landscape

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Ilan Volkov.
  • Sarah Angliss

    Camberwell Beauty

    Performer: Sarah Angliss.
    • Ealing Feeder.
    • Sarah Angliss.
    • 5.
  • Thomas Adès

    Gyökér for mezzo soprano and percussionists

    Performer: Ricardo Gallardo. Singer: Katalin Károlyi.
    • Eight Songs from Isolation.
    • Oliver Zeffman Ltd.
  • Alex Paxton

    Sometimes Voices

    Ensemble: Hyper Duo.
    • Indigne de nous.
    • HYPER DUO.
    • 2.
  • Anna Thorvaldsdottir


    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Kirill Petrenko.
  • Alexander Goehr

    Manere Op. 81

    Performer: Marianne Thorsen. Performer: Richard Hosford.
    • Alexander Goehr: Since Brass nor Stone.
    • NMC.
  • Martin Iddon


    Performer: Jack Adler-Mckean.


  • Sat 11 Dec 2021 22:00

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