Stilleben Geigenbogen © Werner Müller 2018
Stilleben Geigenbogen © Werner Müller 2018

Ausschreibung ICU: Internationaler Kompositionswettbewerb für Orchester

Die International Conductors Union schreibt einen Kompositionswettbewerb in den Kategorien Symphonieorchester und Kammerorchester aus. Die eingereichten Werke können bereits aufgeführt, jedoch nicht verlegt sein. Die Dauer für die Kategorie Symphonieorchester beträgt max. 20 min, für Kammerorchester max. 15 min. Teilnahmeberechtigt sind KomponistInnen ab 18 Jahre. Einsendeschluss: 31. März 2021.

The International Conductors Union is honoured to announce the ICU International Composers Contest. Especially in the current situation! We believe that building a creative network and bonds between composers and conductors will contribute to the development of classical music. Our goals are to find the new talents, and give them a hand in the realization of their career, bring their beautiful music to the world.
The music of the Contest winners will be performed on June the 3rd 2021 by Odessa Opera Theatre orchestra (Odessa National Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre Orchestra). Also on the big stage life in 2021-2022 season.

Also, ICU Council might decide to use this music as an obligatory piece for ICU Conducting Competitions in 2021-2022 – MICM&C, VCM&C and OICC.

The ICU Composers Competition’s doors are opened for all composers over 18 y.o. regardless of their nation!

Prizes

The Contest winners’ music will be performed by a professional orchestra – Odessa Opera Theatre on the big stage life in 2021-2022 season. Also, ICU Council might decide to use this music as an obligatory piece for one of ICU Conducting Competitions in 2021/22 – MICM&C, VCM&C, OICC. The information of the orchestras and dates will be announced in August 2021 directly to the winners by email.
The winners music will be published. Conditions for the publishing will be sent to the composer via email.

The Contest winners’ music will be performed by 4 professional orchestras in 2021-2022 season. 

1 prize – performance on June 3rd 2021 Odessa Opera Haus Orchestra. Other 3 performances during 2021-22 concert season will be announced later.

2 prize – performance on June 3rd 2021 Odessa Opera Haus Orchestra plus 2 performances during 2021-22 concert season will be announced later.

3 prize – performance on June 3rd 2021 Odessa Opera Haus Orchestra plus 1 performance during 2021-22 concert season will be announced later.

4 prize – Publishing 

5 prize – Publishing

Plus two special prizes from ICU.

Conditions for the publishing will be sent to the composer via email. 

Jury

Mikhail Arkadev, Alexandra Karastoyanova-Hermentin, Rune Rebne

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Link:
ICU International Composers Contest