Augusta Read Thomas - Composer
  • H.S.H. the Prince Albert II honors Augusta with the Cultural Medal of Monaco. The Sovereign Prince of Monaco awarded Augusta CHEVALIER of the Order of Cultural Merit. The insignia of this distinction was given by S.A.R. Princess of Hanover at the Prince's Palace on 18 November 2015.
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  • Augusta Read Thomas - Of Being Is A Bird (Nimbus Alliance NI 6323) will be available April 1, 2016. The new Nimbus Records release is the sixth in a series presenting the music of the eminent American composer Augusta Read Thomas.
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  • April 2016: The release of a commercial CD of EOS: Goddess of the Dawn (A Ballet for Orchestra), in honor of Pierre Boulez, commissioned and premiered by the Utah Symphony, Thierry Fischer conducting.
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  • [Boston Symphony Orchestra interview] An interview with composer Augusta Read Thomas. Her new ballet, "Helios Choros II (Sun God Dancers)" is performed at Symphony Hall, October 15-20, led by Former BSO assistant conductor Ludovic Morlot.
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  • [American Music Center's NewMusicBox interview] Augusta Read Thomas graces the cover of American Music Center's web magazine, NewMusicBox. The article, entitled "Perfect Clarity," features an interview with the composer and Molly Sheridan at the American Academy of Arts and Letters.
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  • February 29, 2016: Chicago Premiere of EOS for orchestra performed by the Civic Orchestra of Chicago, Cliff Colnot conducting in Orchestra Hall.
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  • April 10, 2016: World Premiere KLEE STUDIES for piano trio commissioned and presented by The Norton Building Concert Series to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Norton Concerts and premiered by the Neave Trio.
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  • August 7, 2016: Swedish premiere of AUREOLE for orchestra, Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, Robert Trevino conducting, in the Stockholm Konserthuset, Sweden.
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  • May 31, 2016: World Premiere VENUE ENCHANTED for solo violin by Jennifer Koh on the NY Phil Biannual at National Sawdust Brooklyn, NY as part of her Shared Madness project.
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  • Augusta Read Thomas won the Lancaster Symphony Orchestra's Composer Award for 2015-16.
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  • March 3,4,5, 2017: Cleveland Orchestra to perform VIOLIN CONCERTO #3, March 3,4,5, 2017, William Preucil, solo violin, Brett Mitchell, conducting.
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