Orpheus Composer of the Year

Composer of the Year 2014

We are delighted to announce Peter Facer as the winner of our 2014 Orpheus Composer of the Year Competition, with his lively, spirited Peter Pan Suite.

Our Composer of the Year competition, aims to provide opportunity and encouragement to exceptional young composers and a springboard for their career. Composers of every nationality between the ages of 18 and 32 are invited to enter, with the chance to win a major London premiere of their work, performed by Orpheus Sinfonia under the baton of Thomas Carroll in the season finale concert. 

 

Composer of the Year 2013

The winner of the 2013 was Tom Kilworth, with his beautiful and evocative piece Noctilucent. Alongside his compositional work, Tom is a conductor of both his own and others contemporary music, whilst also working as an orchestrator and arranger for Film, TV and Videogame music. You can hear Tom's winning work here.

Alongside his compositional work, Tom is a conductor of both his own and others contemporary music, whilst also working as an orchestrator and arranger for Film, TV and Videogame music. Tom is undertaking a PhD at Surrey under the supervision of Professor Stephen Goss, with completion expected in 2016. The winning piece, Noctilucent, received its premiere at St George's Church, Hanover Square on 24 January 2013. For more information on Tom Kilworth, please visit his website. You can hear Noctilucent by visiting our media page.

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