Anderson wins BBC Music Magazine Award

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Julian Anderson has been announced winner of this year’s BBC Music Magazine Premiere Award for the recent portrait disc of his music from the London Philharmonic Orchestra.

he second disc to document Anderson’s time as the orchestra’s Composer in Residence, it features recordings of Alleluia and The Stations of the Sun alongside his recent Violin Concerto featuring Carolin Widmann as soloist. Written to celebrate the opening of the Royal Festival Hall, Alleluia is described by Anderson as a 15-minute ‘concerto for chorus’. The recording of The Stations of the Sun (the second to appear on disc) was made during Southbank Centre’s ‘The Rest Is Noise’ festival in 2013.