Two Composers To Share Korea’s 2019 Isang Yun Composition Prize

Swiss composer Heinz Holliger and Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho have been announced as joint-recipients of the 2019 Isang Yun International Composition Prize

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The Isang Yun Peace Foundation, in Seoul, has this week announced Swiss composer Heinz Holliger and Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho as joint-recipients of the 2019 Isang Yun International Composition Prize.

Presented annually since 2007 in honour of the late South Korean-born composer, Yun Isang, and as an initiative to bring positive music exchange between the East and the West, each of this year’s recipient will receive US $30,000.

 

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