RPS Music Awards Shortlist AnnouncedThe UK's Royal Philharmonic Society have unveiled the shortlist for their annual Music Awards. Contemporary composers feature highly in these awards and this year is no exception. In the chamber-scale composition category Jonathan Cole (for Testament), James Dillon (for String Quartet No 4) and Joseph Phibbs (for Goodison Quartet No 3: The Canticle of the Rose) have all been nominated whilst in the large-scale composition Julian Anderson (for The Book of Hours), Richard Ayres (for The Cricket Recovers) and Henri Dutilleux (for Correspondances) have received nominatons.
Elsewhere the new music group the London Sinfonietta have been nominated in the Audience Development category for their 'connectors' series and the South Bank's 'Xenakis: Architect in Sound' has been put forward for the Concert Series and Festivals category.
The winners will be announced on the 9th May at the Dorchester Hotel, London.
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