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2002 News & Features

Nov 2nd, 2002

View from Olympus - A Top View
John Psathas is the winner of this year's SOUNZ Contemporary Award, announced last night (Tuesday 19th November) at the APRA Silver Scroll Awards

Sep 19th, 2002

Promethean Editions launches Firestarters 1
Pianist Emma Sayers and composer Gareth Farr will be performing brand-new music in the auditorium at Music City, Wellington, to launch a new music publication. Firestarters 1 is the first volume in a new series of contemporary music for younger players.

May 13th, 2002

Promethean Editions to publish complete works of Larry Pruden
Promethean Editions announced today that it is to publish the complete works of the New Zealand composer Larry Pruden.

Jan 28th, 2002

Commonwealth Gold for New Zealand Composer
Promethean Editions announced today that composer John Psathas? new Double Concerto for Piano, Percussion and Orchestra will be premiered during the XVIIth COMMONWEALTH GAMES in Manchester later this year.

Aug 27th, 2001

Promethean to publish Bart?k's Viola Concerto
Promethean Editions is to publish the concerto in both piano reduction and study score formats. The new edition will be available from Promethean Editions for sale world-wide via the Internet, but due to copyright restrictions will only be allowed to be sold by retailers in Australia and New Zealand.


Aug 20th, 2001

Stuart Greenbaum Receives Composition Award
Stuart Greenbaum has been announced as the 2001 winner of the annual Albert Maggs Composition Award.

Jun 6th, 2001

Douglas Lilburn (1915-2001)
The composer Douglas Lilburn died today, aged 85. His contribution to New Zealand culture is immeasurable.

May 1st, 2001

Double Whammy for John Psathas
Promethean Editions announced today that New Zealand composer John Psathas is to have two of his compositions performed in September this year at the KLANGSPUREN SCHWAZ Festival near Innsbruck, Austria.

Apr 9th, 2001

New works by Farr, Psathas and Hindson added to PEL Catalogue
Two more works by Gareth Farr add to the list of his chamber music published by Promethean Editions; Tuatara, a duet for marimba and piano, which was written to be performed by the composer with pianist Dan Poynton; and Ahi, a piano trio commisioned by the Ogen Trio.


Apr 9th, 2001

Three new composers sign to Promethean Editions


Apr 9th, 2001

Firestarters Piano Album


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