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Dr James Weeks wins British Composer Award

(1 November 2018)

Dr James Weeks (photo by Mark Allan)

James Weeks has won a British Composer Award for his work Libro di fiammelle e ombre at a ceremony at the British Museum in London on Tuesday 4 DecemberThe work was the winning item in the Chamber category, where it was shortlisted alongside works by James Dillon and the late Oliver Knussen.

The piece, scored for 6 solo voices, was premiered by Dr Weeks’ vocal ensemble EXAUDI under his direction at Wigmore Hall, London on 1 April 2017.

www.exaudi.org.uk

It can be heard here:

https://soundcloud.com/jamesweeks-composer/libro-di-fiammelle-e-ombre