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Jules Léger Prize for New Chamber Music

Portrait of Gabriel Dharmoo, composer/performer

Gabriel Dharmoo, composer/performer

Antoine Bordeleau, VOIR

2017 Winner

Gabriel Dharmoo
(Winning work: Wanmansho, 2015)

His works have been performed in Canada, the U.S.A, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Spain, Poland, Australia, Singapore and South Africa.

“I feel thankful and happy, especially because Wanmansho is quite representative of my recent musical and artistic ideas pertaining to imaginary folklore, extended-voice techniques and musical dramaturgy.”
- Gabriel Dharmoo

 

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What is this prize?

The Jules Léger Prize for New Chamber Music encourages Canadian professional composers to create avant-garde chamber music and to foster its performance by Canadian chamber groups.


Prize amount

$7,500


How to Qualify

Apply to the Council.

A peer assessment committee will select the recipient from among all applicants.

For the eligibility criteria for applicants and works, the application form and further information on this prize, see the Jules Léger Prize for New Chamber Music Guidelines.


Deadline(s)

Annual

1 June


Who created this prize?

The prize was established in 1978 by the Right Honourable Jules Léger, then Governor General of Canada, who always encouraged innovation and excellence.

Further Information

Sarah Brown

Program Officer

E-mail: sarah.brown@canadacouncil.ca

613-566-4414, ext. 6004

Toll free: 1-800-263-5588, ext. 6004

TTY: 1-866-585-5559

Next Deadline

1
June, 2017

Annual

Prize Amount

$7,500

By Application

Cumulative list of winners

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