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Christian Mason

born: 1984
country: United Kingdom

A winner of the solo/duo category at the 2013 British Composer Awards, Christian Mason has recently received major commissions from Pierre Boulez / Lucerne Festival Academy, Tanglewood Festival of Contemporary Music (Dir. Pierre-Laurent Aimard), and Shizuoka Concert Hall / Tokyo Philharmonic Choir. Other awards include the Mendelssohn Scholarship (2012) and RPS Prize (2009). Born in London in 1984, Christian completed his Ph.D at King’s College, London, with George Benjamin. He works as assistant to Sir Harrison Birtwistle and as the Composition Support Tutor for the LSO Panufnik Young Composers Scheme.

Christian has participated in summer courses including the Stockhausen Courses, Royaumont, Acanthes, Dartington, Festival d’Aix en Provence, and Takefu Festival (Japan). He has also collaborated extensively with choreographers, theatre producers (Donmar Warehouse, Theatre Royal Bath) and other artists. Major performers of Christian’s works have included Midori, Jean-Guihen Queyras, Carolin Widmann, London Sinfonietta, BBC Philharmonic and the LSO. Christian is also co-Artistic Director of the Octandre Ensemble.


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