Jules Léger Prize for New Chamber Music
Antoine Bordeleau, VOIR
(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
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.
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.
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.
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