Six out of this year's ten scholarship recipients are students at The Royal Danish Academy of Music
On 8th October the British composer, pianist and conductor Thomas Adès will receive The Sonning Music Award 2015 of DKK 600,000. Every year the Music Foundation hands out scholarships for the same amount to young Scandinavian music talents. The scholarships cannot be applied for, but are handed out by the board of the Music Foundation.
On 6th March ten young musicians were given DKK 60,000 each and six of these are students at The Royal Danish Academy of Music. The six musicians are: August Finkas, clarinet, Elias Holm, piano, Eva Steinaa, oboe, Morten Grove Frandsen, contra tenor, Theodor Lyngstad, cello, and Troels Roland, piano. The year's other award recipients are Anja Nedremo, saxophone, Anna Maria Wierød, soprano, Henrik Budde, composer, and Mads Emil Nielsen, composer and drummer.
In connection with receiving the award Thomas Adès will give a master class for RDAM students on 4th October. The master class is open to the public. Time and place will be announced in RDAM's calendar
Read more on the homepage of Léonie Sonning Music Foundation