Japanese wins $30,000 Zemlinsky Prizemain
A Japanese composer Aya Yoshida has won a major competition endowed by Alexander Zemlinsky’s widow at the University of Cincinnati with the aim of perpetuating his name.
Yoshida received $30k and a performance of her orchestral work, Double-Face.
Second-placed Pole Tomasz Skweres received $20k.
A Finn, Joel Järventausta, came third.