Composer Reinbert de Leeuw receives Edison and Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds prize

Feb 05, 2019

Complete Works for Ensemble and Choir, componist: Kurtág by Het Nederlands Radiokoor and ASKO|SCHÖNBERG led by Reinbert de Leeuw, is the winner of Het Document 2018 of Edison Classical this year.

Check out the jury motivation (in Dutch).

On the celebration of his 80th birthday alumnus Composition and teacher Reinbert de Leeuw was surprised with the news that he is also awarded the Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds Prize. He will receive this life time achievement award for his oeuvre by the Cultuurfonds – consisting of 150.000 euro - on Monday 26 November 2018 from Her Royal Highness, Queen Maxima of the Netherlands, to celebrate his great artistic significance for contemporary music at home and abroad.

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