Rebecca Saunders (born 19 December 1967, London) is an English composer.

From 1991 to 1994 Saunders studied composition with Wolfgang Rihm at the Hochschule für Musik Karlsruhe, and in 1997 she completed a doctorate in composition with Nigel Osborne. Saunders has received the Busoni Prize of the Berlin Academy of the Arts, the Ernst von Siemens Music Prize for composition, the composition prize from the ARD and the Paul Hindemith Prize as part of the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival (2003).

She currently (2009-2010) holds the post of Capell-Compositeur (composer-in-residence) at the Staatskapelle Dresden. Her piece, Traces, received its UK premiere in a new expanded version during the 2009 Proms season.

Edited by rm508 on 4 Feb 2010, 13:51

All user-contributed text on this page is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
Text may also be available under the GNU Free Documentation License.

Factbox

Generated from facts marked up in the wiki.

No facts about this artist

You're viewing version 3. View older versions, or discuss this wiki.

You can also view a list of all recent wiki changes.

More Information

From other sources.

Links
Labels