Lei Liang Wins 2020 Grawemeyer Award for Composition

Lei Liang

Lei Liang ’96, ‘98 MM has won the 2020 Grawemeyer Award for music composition.

From the Los Angeles Times:

Liang is receiving the Grawemeyer, sometimes referred to as the Nobel Prize for music, for his 15-movement concerto “A Thousand Mountains, A Million Streams.” It began in 2013 as an electronic music piece before being transformed into a solo piano work and, ultimately, a 30-minute orchestral opus that he likens to “painting” music “with a sonic brush.”

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