Representative Composer

Prize: National/international honour


Nathan James Dearden's choral work, 'i breathe', was selected by the International Society for Contemporary Music (ISCM) to represent Wales at this year's World New Music Days. The piece will be performed as part of the ISCM's festival which takes place in South Africa from 24 November – 3 December 2023.

Since our founding in 1922, the International Society for Contemporary Music (ISCM) has grown to include more than 60 organizations in over 50 countries, on every continent. It the leading international forum for the advancement, dissemination, and interchange of new music. Through ISCM, members promote contemporary music in all its varied forms, strengthening musical life in their local contexts and making their music and its creators known to world. The ISCM embraces the diverse music of its many members without discrimination on the basis of race, gender, religion, or politics.
Degree of recognitionInternational
Granting OrganisationsInternational Society for Contemporary Music (ISCM)