The "NZSO/Todd Corporation Young Composer Awards":http://sounz.org.nz/distinctions/show/17 are an opportunity for young New Zealand composers to have their work assessed by a panel of industry professionals, receive mentoring from an established New Zealand composer and have their work performed by the NZSO.
This year the conductor is Australian Luke Dollman and the composition mentor, "Eve de Castro Robinson":http://sounz.org.nz/contributor/composer/1001.
The composers and works for 2010 are: Mathew Childs Polgara's Lament Lizzie Dobson Planare Robbie Ellis Fanfare 10 Thomas Jenson Trench Joanie Yee Lee Wind Reflection Jonathan Mandeno Primordial Chaos Corwin Newall Avalanche Arna Shaw Headache; Alex Taylor six pieces for orchestra and Umar Zakaria The Persistence of Our Youth
September 19, 2010 11:00PM
Michael Fowler Centre