Latin Grammy-nominated album Old Havana scored in Sibelius

The nominations for the 2010 Latin Grammy Awards were announced yesterday, and among the nominations for Best Classical Album is the first album of chamber music from Cuban American composer, Yalil Guerra, entitled Old Havana. Yalil has been featured on the blog before, so I got in touch with him to ask him about the […]

Best Original Score Oscar-winner “Up” scored in Sibelius

Last night’s Academy Awards ceremony honoured composer Michael Giacchino with the award for Best Original Score for his score for Disney/Pixar’s Up. The conductor’s score and parts were all prepared using Sibelius by the expert team of copyists led by Booker White in the music office at Disney Studios in Burbank, California, and Michael himself […]

Sibelius 6 is Electronic Musician Editors’ Choice 2010

We are delighted to announce that Sibelius 6 has been honoured by Electronic Musician magazine in its Editors’ Choice awards for 2010, in the field of music notation software. EM singled out Sibelius 6’s revolutionary Magnetic Layout automatic collision avoidance feature and its ReWire support for synchronisation with DAWs as being particularly significant additions. For […]

Howard Goodall wins Composer of the Year 2009

Last night at the Classical Brits awards ceremony at the Royal Albert Hall, London, Sibelius user Howard Goodall won the award for Composer of the Year 2009 for his “requiem for the living,” Eternal Light. Commissioned by Mark Stephenson on behalf of London Musici to celebrate the orchestra’s 20th anniversary, Eternal Light: A Requiem is […]