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Paul Lowin Orchestral Prize


Paul Lowin Orchestral Prize

The Paul Lowin Orchestral Prize is awarded to a work scored for modern chamber or symphony orchestra of at least 12-15 minutes duration and with at least 30 players and at least 15 independent lines. The award is a cash prize of $25,000.



Recipients of this award

Year Placing Awarded to Awarded for
1991 Winner Julian Yu Hsiang-wen
1994 Winner Julian Yu Three symphonic poems
1997 Winner Georges Lentz Caeli enarrant I
1999 Winner Michael Smetanin Shape of things to pass
1999 Highly Commended Gerard Brophy Merge
2001 Highly Commended Gerard Brophy Yo yai pakebi, man mai yapobi
2001 Highly Commended Brett Dean Pastoral symphony
2001 Winner Nigel Butterley Spell of creation
2004 Highly Commended Rosalind Page Fracture
2004 Winner Liza Lim Ecstatic architecture
2006 Highly Commended Georges Lentz Monh
2006 Winner Brett Dean Viola concerto
2006 Highly Commended Michael Smetanin Mysterium cosmographicum
2006 Highly Commended Brett Dean Vexations and devotions
2006 Highly Commended Gerard Brophy Concerto in blue
2009 Highly Commended Julian Yu Sinfonia chaconnissima
2009 Highly Commended Carl Vine Symphony No. 7 : scenes from daily life
2009 Winner Mary Finsterer In praise of darkness
2013 Highly Commended Mark Isaacs Invocations
2013 Highly Commended Andrew Ford Blitz
2013 Winner Nigel Westlake Missa Solis - Requiem for Eli
2013 Highly Commended Brett Dean The last days of Socrates