Biography

Awards Won

Jorge Antunes is a renowned composer and conductor of contemporary Brazilian classical music. He is known internationally, having been the forerunner of electroacoustic music in Brazil. Several of his works have won national and international awards. These include: Città di Trieste Award (1970), Angelicum Milano Award (1971), Funarte Award, Rio de Janeiro (1983), Prize Estancias de Madrid (1998) and Ibermúsicas Award (2013).

 

1970
Award Città di Trieste
Award da Foundation Sigma-Alfa-Yota Interamerican Music Awards
1971
Award Angelicum di Milano
Award Avro of Gaudeamus Week of Conteporary Music
Award Riccardo Zandonai di Rovereto
1972
Award of National Competition of Music Composition of Rio de Janeiro
1975
Award of National Composition Competition of Biênio da Colonização e Imigração do Rio Grande do Sul
1976
Award of National Composition Competition for Guitar
Award of National Composition Competition of Paraíba
1983
Award Funarte, Rio de Janeiro
1991
Award Vitae, São Paulo, 199
Award APAC of Brasília (Music for Theater)
1993
Award of Recommandation at the Tribune Internacionale des Compositeurs, Unesco, Paris
1994
Award Creative Music, Londrina, Brasil
1996
Award of Recommandation at the Tribune Internacionale des Compositeurs, Unesco, Paris
1997
Grant Rio-Arte 1997, Rio de Janeiro
1998
Award Estancias, Madrid
2002
Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, França
Honorary Citizen of Brasília, Legislative Assembly, DF, Brasil
2005
Award 33 Years of UnB, Rector of University of Brasília
2007
Award UnB 45 year, Rector of University of Brasília
Fellowship of Permanence of the Carolina Foundation, Madrid, España
2009
Fellowship of Stimulus for Artistic Creation, Funarte
2011
Medal of Freedom Citizenship, granted by the prefectures of Ritápolis, São João del-Rei and Tiradentes, Minas Gerais
2012
Commission Funarte (Bienal 2013)
2013
Award Ibermúsicas 2013
2014
Grant ARSC 2014
Commission Funarte (Bienal 2015)
2016
Commission Instituto Pensarte, Theatro São Pedro, São Paulo
Award Funarte (Bienal 2017)
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