There was much to celebrate at the Scottish Awards for New Music 2018, as a number of Delphian artists scooped awards across a variety of categories.
Delphian’s 2017 release with The Hebrides Ensemble, The Last Island: Chamber Music by Peter Maxwell Davies was winner of theEVM Award for New Music Recording of the Year in a highlight of the evening, held at Glasgow’s Drygate Brewery last week.
Further wins were celebrated by Mr Mc Fall’s Chamber, who scooped the Help Musicians (UK) Award for New Music Performers of the Year – nominated alongside the Red Note Ensemble who were also up for the RCS Award for Community/Education Project of the Year.
The Awards are run by New Music Scotland – a network of artists, ensembles, orchestras, composers, creators, music educators, sound artists, musicians, producers, promoters and anyone who believes in the importance and value of creating new music in Scotland. The Scottish Awards for New Music have been created by New Music Scotland with financial support from Creative Scotland, to celebrate and champion the achievements of Scottish and Scotland-based composers, musicians, sound artists and ensembles. They highlight and showcase the innovative, experimental and ground-breaking work taking place in Scotland
The awards were held on Wednesday 7th March 2018 – the full list of winners and nominees can be viewed here.