Japanese composer Aya Yoshida has won the 2019 Zemlinsky Prize, an international initiative of the University of Cincinnati’s College-Conservatory of Music that promotes and encourages the development of young composers. Yoshida was awarded the prize – which includes US $30,000, a commercially produced recording of the work, and a commission for a dance piece – for her 10-minute orchestral work DOUBLE FACE.

Aya Yoshida Aya Yoshida. Photo © Kazue

The second prize of $20,000...

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