Australia’s internationally respected contemporary music composer, Liza Lim and the emerging young composer Anthony Pateras have been awarded The Ian Potter Music Commissions for 2007. This is the fifth biennial program conducted by The Ian Potter Cultural Trust. The awards total $100,000.
Liza Lim has won the Fellowship commission for an established composer. The $80,000 award is designed to enable her to create a portfolio of work over two years. And Anthony Pateras has been awarded the Emerging Composer Fellowship, worth $20,000 for the creation of a portfolio of work and professional development over two years.
Lady Primrose Potter AC presented theawards to the two composers in Melbourne on Tuesday 27 November. The Life Governor of The Ian Potter Foundation, a major philanthropic Foundation, Lady Potter said the Music Commissions were playing a major role in the encouragement of contemporary Australian music.
Nov. 29, 2007
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