Simon Steen-Andersen wins International Rostrum of Composers
Simon Steen-Andersen's work Ouvertures for Gu-Zheng and symphony orchestra won the Internation Rostrum of Composers in Lisbon. The work will now be broadcasted by all the national radio stations of Europe and outside. Ouvertures is one of the 34 year-old cosmopolitan composer's greatest successes so far. After its world premiere in Shanghai in 2008 it has been performed by several orchestra worldwide; it has been played at the ISCM Festival in 2009, and recently it was performed by the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, also in Shanghai.