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Ades Wins Music Prize

Tuesday, November 30, 1999; Page C05

Thomas Ades, considered by some the finest composer England has produced since Benjamin Britten, has been awarded one of the most prestigious prizes in classical music. The University of Louisville, which administers the $200,000 Grawemeyer Award, gave the 28-year-old musician the prize for his four-movement orchestral work "Asyla."

His career has been stunning: Ades has triumphed in almost every realm of composition, producing dozens of works in the past decade. He is also an exceptional pianist and a gifted conductor; his music has been well received in this country, and is widely available on the EMI label. On Nov. 11, his most recent work, "America," was premiered by the New York Philharmonic.

The Grawemeyer judges considered 210 works.

 
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