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The 2017 Hindemith Prize was awarded to Samy Moussa on Monday July 17 at the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival. Christoph Eschenbach lauded. >>>

Samy Moussa’s Symphony No.1 “Concordia”, a 40 minute composition for large orchestra was premiered by the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal and Kent Nagano, staged by Moment Factory, a multimedia studio on May 31 2017 to celebrate Montreal’s 375th anniversary. Watch it for free. >>>

Melancholy’s Attributes for double chorus with optional horn, commissioned by Audi for the Audi Jugenchorakademie was premiered on July 16th. >>>

Crimson for large orchestra, a Roche Young Commission awarded by Pierre Boulez, was premiered at the Lucerne Festival on August 23. >>> // A video excerpt is available here. >>>