Mark-Anthony Turnage

Mark-Anthony Turnage

Born Jun 10, 1960

Mark-Anthony Turnage is a prolific English composer of classical music. His initial musical studies were with Oliver Knussen, John Lambert, and later with Gunther Schuller. He also has been strongly influenced by jazz, in particular by the work of Miles Davis. Turnage has composed numerous orchestral and chamber works, and two widely performed operas.… Read More

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  • At New York City Opera, The Fat Lady Is About To Sing
    The Street - Sep 20, 2013
  • City Opera’s ‘Anna Nicole’
    NYTimes - Sep 18, 2013
  • An American Homecoming
    Wall Street Journal - Sep 13, 2013
  • Nyc Opera Season Comes To An End
    Huffington Post - Apr 24, 2013


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Mark-Anthony Turnage.


1960 Birth Born in 1960.


1989 29 Years Old Turnage was the first Radcliffe Composer in Association with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra from 1989 until 1993 and between 2000 and 2003 was the BBC Symphony Orchestra's first Associate Composer.


2005 45 Years Old 1 More Event
He was Composer in Residence with the London Philharmonic Orchestra from 2005 until 2010. … Read More


2015 55 Years Old In 2015 he was appointed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) for his services to music.
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