FOR YOUNG COMPOSERS
(Moscow, 15 February – 21 June 2013)
|COMPETITION RESULTS||1st Round Results||Regulations of The Competition|
169 scores from 42 countries were applied. On June 21st during the 2nd round of the competition jury committee consisting of: Vladimir Tarnopolsky (chairman), Alexander Wustin, Igor Dronov, Faraj Karaev and Mark Pekarsky awarded:
- Category “Composition for Soloist Ensemble”
I Prize – Natalia Prokopenko (Russia) — Niflheim
II Prize – Sanjar Baiterekov (Kazahstan) — El Nino
III Prize – Nuria Nuňez Hierro (Spain) — Screams of ice
- Category “Composition for String Quartet”
II Prize – Simone Movio (Italy) — Zahir Ib
- Category “Composition for percussion or percussion ensemble”
III Prize – Michele Sanna (Italy) — Bounce
Diploma – Juan Jose Barcenas Cardona (Mexico) — Jeux des cites vivales
Kurt Isaacson (USA) — A transparency like oxygen over this bright place/to unhinge
Turkar Gasimzada (Azerbaijan) — Qurama
Alexander Khubeev(Russia)— Sound of Dark Time
AinolnaimAzizol (Malaysia) — Badang!!!!!!!!!
Zhang Xiaoxia (China) — The Chime
* The scores didn’t participate in the second round of the competition.
Award ceremony and final concert took place on
June 21st 2013 in Rakhmaninov hall of the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory
STUDIO FOR NEW MUSIC Ensemble, Igor Dronov conductor
THE 1st ROUND RESULTS
144 scores from 37 countries were applied. 138 of them met the conditions of the competition (staff and duration of the piece, age of the applicant) were accepted to the 1st round.
Jury committee consisting of Vladimir Tarnopolski, Alexander Wustin, Igor Dronov, Faraj Karaev, Mark Pekarsky, have selected 6 scores:Category Soloist ensemble:
Natalia Prokopenko (Russia) — Niflheim
Sanjar Baiterekov (Kazahstan) — El Nino
Nuria Nuňez Hierro (Spain) — Screams of ice
Category String quartet
Simone Movio (Italy) — Zahir Ib
Category Percussion ensemble
Juan Jose Barcenas Cardona (Mexico) — Jeux des cites vivales
Michele Sanna (Italy) — Bounce
Kurt Isaacson (USA) — A transparency like oxygen over this bright place/to unhinge my shadow
Turkar Gasimzada (Azerbaijan) — Qurama
Alexander Khubeev (Russia) — Sound of Dark Time
Ainolnaim Azizol (Malaysia) — Badang!!!!!!!!!
Zhang Xiaoxia (China)— The Chime
* The scores don't participate in the second round of the competition.
The second round of the competition – general rehearsal of the 6 pieces – will take place on June 21st 2013 at 10:00 in Rakhmaninov hall of the Moscow Conservatoire.
Award ceremony and final concert will take place on June 21st 2012 at 19:00 in Rakhmaninov hall of the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatoire. Performers – Studio for New Music ensemble, Mark Pekarsky's Percussion ensemble.
The Seventh International Jurgenson Competition for young composers has been organized by the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory, the Centre for Contemporary Music (Moscow) and Jurgenson Charity Foundation.
Open to: Composers born after 15 February 1977
The competition invites submissions in the following categories:
- compositions for soloist ensembles or for voice and soloists (6-16 musicians);
- string trio or quartet
- compositions for marimba or percussion ensemble (up to 6 musicians).
Duration: 6 -15 minutes
The instrumentation for soloist ensembles could include: 1 flute (also piccolo, also alto), 1 oboe (also English Horn), 1 clarinet (also clarinet bass), 1 bassoon, 1 horn, 1 trumpet, 1 trombone, percussions (2 musicians), 1 piano, 1 harp, 2 violin, 1 viola, 1 cello, 1 double-bass.
Instruments in scores for percussion ensemble must be grouped by performers.
The competition will only accept compositions that are unpublished, and which have not been performed publicly. Applicant may not submit compositions in more than two categories.
Deadline: 15 February 2013 (by postmark)
Prizes: Grand Prix (60.000 rubles), I award in each category (30.000 rubles)
According to the rules of Competition Laureates transmit the rights for publishing the composition which won to the Jurgenson Charity Foundation.
The competition will have two rounds. 10 participants will be admitted to the second round after adjudication of scores. Awards will be conferred on June 21, 2013 after the performance of compositions by soloists from the Studio for New Music (Moscow) and Mark Pekarsky's percussion ensemble.
Chairman of the jury committee is Vladimir Tarnopolski
The application package must be postmarked no later than 15 February 2013. It should contain the following:
- 2 copies of the score (if your score is selected for a final reading, parts must be sent by May 1, 2013). A password should be clearly written on the manuscript submitted; the applicant's name shall not appear on the manuscript)
- 2 photos of the applicant
- A complete signed application form in English or Russian
The application package, marked "To the organizing committee of the International Jurgenson competition for young composers", should be submitted to the following address:
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