El Diario reports:
Music for quena [Bolivian flute] wins composition prize
“Four Pieces for flute and chamber orchestra” by Rodrigo Miguel Llanque Montaño, is the winning National Composition Prize ‘Orlando Alandia Pantoja’ for this year, as declared by the Jury, composed by Alberto Villalpando, Javier Parrado and Edgar Alandia.
The event, organized by the Oruro Center for Cultural Promotion, sponsored by the Technical University of Oruro, the support of the National Symphony Orchestra Foundation, Mrs. Francesca Astaldi and Aramayo Saavedra Foundation also recognized with Honorable Mention the work “Themes and Variations “composer Gabriel Revollo Thenier.
The winner of “Alandia Pantoja Award” 2014 version, will receive the sum of Bs12,000 (donation of the family Alandia Cañipa) plus the premiere of his play in the 2015 season, of the National Symphonic Orchestra. The one awarded the honorable mention, will be given graphic works donated by artists: Eliana Sevillano, Erika Ewel and Rodrigo Rada.
The awards ceremony will be held at University Auditorium UTO in the city of Oruro as of October 25, hrs. 19.00, followed by a recital given by pianist Mariana Alandia Navajas.