Congratulations to Louis Andriessen for winning the University of Louisville’s 2011 Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition. He received the award for La Commedia, his fourth opera. This year’s award is $100,000.


2 Responses to “Andriessen wins 2011 Grawemeyer Award”
  1. Peter T. says:

    Interesting. I always thought that one has to write a violin concerto in order to be awarded the Grawemeyer…

  2. Richly deserved!! I had the privilege of hearing La Commedia at Carnegie Hall — it’s stunning achievement from one of our most important composers.