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Dr Weeks nominated for Ivors Composer Award

(1 November 2019)

Following his success in the British Composer Awards 2018, Dr James Weeks has again been nominated in the now-renamed Ivors Composer Awards 2019, for his string quartet Leafleoht (2018).

Written for the leading Canadian new music ensemble Quatuor Bozzini, Leafleoht was premiered in Durham University’s MUSICON concert series in November 2018. It was subsequently recorded by BBC Radio 3 and broadcast in October 2019.

Listen to Leafleoht here https://soundcloud.com/jamesweeks-composer/leafleoht

For more about the Ivors Composer Awards see here https://ivorsacademy.com/awards/the-ivors-composer-awards/