Mark-Anthony TURNAGE

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1960-06-10
Education Royal Coll of Music, Tanglewood USA (Mendelssohn scholar)
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Style Mark-Anthony Turnage, Esq
Career composer; studied with Oliver Knussen, John Lambert, Gunther Schuller, Hans Werner Henze; composer in assoc CBSO 1989-93, composer in assoc ENO 1995-2000, assoc composer BBC Symphony Orch 2000-; artistic conslt Contemporary Opera Studio, composer in residence at Winnipeg New Music Festival and Avanti Summer Sounds 1998, composer in residence Cheltenham Festival 1999; subject of retrospective South Bank Centre 1998; >ir< orchestral works incl: Night Dances 1981, Three Screaming Popes 1989, Momentum 1991, Drowned Out 1993, Your Rockaby 1993, Dispelling the Fears (2 trumpets and orch, cmmnd by Philharmonia Orch) 1995, Four-Horned Fandango (CBSO) 1995-96, Silent Cities (cmmnd by Tokyo Philharmonic Orch for UK 98 Japan Festival) 1999, Another Set To (BBC Symphony Orch) 2000, Dark Crossing 2001, Etudes and Elegies 2001-02; voice and ensemble: Lament for a Hanging Man 1983, Greek Suite 1989, Some Days 1989, Twice Through the Heart (Aldeburgh) 1997; various ensembles: On All Fours 1985, Release 1987, Three Farewells 1990, This Silence 1993, Blood on the Floor (cmmnd by Ensemble Modern) 1994, Bass Inventions (Dave Holland/Asko) 2001; other compositions incl: Sarabande (soprano saxophone and piano) 1985, Greek (2 Act opera, cmmnd by Munich Biennale, televised 1990) 1988, Kai (solo cello and ensemble) 1990, Sleep On (cello and piano) 1992, Two Elegies Framing a Shout (soprano saxophone and piano) 1994, The Silver Tassie (opera, cmmnd by ENO, televised) 2000; >ir< labels: EMI Classical, Universal, NMC Recordings, Black Box; >ir< winner Yorkshire Arts Young Composers' Competition (Entranced) 1982, Munich Biennale Prize for Best Score and Best Libretto 1988, RPS/Charles Heidsieck Music Award for best television prog (Greek) 1990, South Bank Show Award (The Silver Tassie) 2000, Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in Opera (The Silver Tassie) 2001; recording of Your Rockaby with Night Dances and Dispelling the Fears nominated for 1997 Mercury Music Prize
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