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Jurgenson Competition
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THE EIGHTH INTERNATIONAL JURGENSON COMPETITION
FOR YOUNG COMPOSERS

(Moscow, 15 February – 10 June 2015)

General info about the Competition…

COMPETITION RESULTS1st Round ResultsRegulations of The Competition


COMPETITION RESULTS

Competition results.PDF

In the Second Round the Jury committee consisting of Vladimir Tarnopolski, Alexander Wustin, Igor Dronov, Faraj Karaev, Mark Pekarsky have awarded:

Category  «Soloist ensemble»
II prize Saleri Mauro (Italy) — Nel verde di gelidi abissi
III prize Maxim Babintsev (Russia) — L’assurditá e la veritá
Diploma Barcenas Cardona Juan Jose (Mexico) — Le Jaseroque

Category  «String quartet or string trio» 
II Prize Villalba Juan Santiago (Argentina) — Epifrasis
Diploma Lim Chanhee (South Korea / Germany) — Außen beleuchten, erleuchten innen für Streichtrio

Category «Percussion ensemble»
Diploma Elena Sazhikova (Turkmenistan / Russia) — Jam
Diploma Vega Erika (Belgium) — The parachute ride

Diplomas:
Dmitry Burtsev (Russia) — Shadows of the dispersing lines
Olga Ozerskaya (Russia) — La voie lactée
Mukai Hibiki (Japan)— Tearing apart those wings II
Barcenas Cardona Juan Jose (Mexico) — Le Vol d’Icare

PERFORMERS

STUDIO FOR NEW MUSIC ENSEMBLE
Conductor IGOR DRONOV
STRING TRIO
Stanislav Malyshev (violin)
Anna Burchik (viola)
Olga Kalinova (violoncello)

MARK PEKARSKY PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE

Vladimir Urbanovich (marimba)


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THE 1st ROUND RESULTS

The 1st Round results.PDF

129 scores from 35 countries were applied. 125 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 7 scores:

Category  'Soloist ensemble'
Maxim Babintsev (Russia) — L’assurditá e la veritá
Barcenas Cordona Juan Jose (Mexico) — Le Jaseroque
Saleri Mauro (Italy) — Nel verde di gelidi abissi

Category  'String quartet' 
Lim Chankee (South Korea / Germany) — Außen beleuchten, erleuchten innen für Streichtrio
Villalba Juan Santiago (Argentina) — Epifrasis

Category 'Percussion ensemble'
Elena Sazhikova (Turkmenistan / Russia) — Jem
Vega Erika (Belgium) — The parachute ride

Diplomas*:
Dmitry Burtsev (Russia) — Shadows of the dispersing lines
Olga Ozerskaya (Russia) — La voie lactée
Mukai Hibiki (Japan)— Tearing apart those wings II
Barcenas Cordona Juan Jose (Mexico) — Le Vol d’Icare

* The scores don’t participate in the second round of the competition.

The second round of the competition – general rehearsal of the 7 pieces – will take place on June 2nd 2015 at 12:00 in Rakhmaninov hall of the Moscow Conservatory.

Award ceremony and final concert will take place on June 2nd 2015 at 19:00 in Rachmaninov hall of the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory. Performers – Studio for New Music ensemble, Mark Pekarsky’s Percussion ensemble.



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REGULATIONS

Regulations.PDF
(updated on Oct.24, 2014)

The Eighth International Jurgenson Competition for Young Composers has been organized by Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory, the Centre for Contemporary Music (Moscow) and the Jurgenson Charity Foundation.

Open to: composers born after 15 February 1979.

The competition invites submissions in the following nominations:

  • a composition either for an ensemble of soloists or for voice and an ensemble of soloists (from 6 to 16 musicians inclusive);
  • a composition either for a string trio or for a string quartet;
  • a composition either for marimba solo or for a percussion ensemble (6 musicians maximum).

Duration: 15 minutes maximum.

The ensemble of soloists includes: 1 flute (alternating with either a piccolo or an alto flute), 1 oboe (alternating with an English Horn), 1 clarinet (alternating with a bass clarinet), 1 bassoon, 1 French Horn, 1 trumpet, 1 trombone, percussions (2 musicians), 1 piano, 1 harp, 2 violins, 1 viola, 1 cello, and 1 double-bass.

Instruments in scores for percussion ensemble must be grouped by performers.

The competition will only accept compositions that are unpublished and have not been performed publicly. Every applicant may submit compositions in two nominations maximum. No first-prize laureates of any previous seven Jurgenson Competitions may participate.

The Organizing Committee of the Competition may reject any application if it does not comply with its Regulations. The Competition Jury may: award special prizes, divide the prizes between several participants, award not all of the prizes and/or diplomas, as well as may withhold from awarding the Grand Prix. No member of the Jury who is or has ever been a competitor's teacher may take part in the assessment of his/her composition(s).

The Jury Chairman: Prof. Vladimir Tarnopolsky (Russia).
Other members of the Jury will be announced later.

The Awards:
  • Grand Prix in the amount of 60,000 rubles;
  • First Prize in the amount of 30,000 rubles (per each nomination).

The laureates will pass the rights to publish their winning compositions to the Jurgenson Foundation.

The competition will have two rounds. Ten participants will be admitted to the Second Round upon results of selection of the scores. The prizes will be allotted upon completion of the Second Round according to the results of listening to the compositions at the dress rehearsal open for public. Pieces of the finalists will be performed by the Ensemble of Soloists of the Moscow Conservatory's Studio for New Nusic and by Mark Pekarsky's Percussion Ensemble on June 10, 2015 at the Rachmaninoff Hall.

Participation in the competition is anonymous. Each participant must submit:
  • 2 printed copies of the score with the author's password on the title page (neither applicant's name nor any other personal data shall be revealed);
  • the filled-out application form (upload the PDF file. Attention! Updated on Oct.24, 2014);
  • 2 photos of the applicant (of any kind) with the password on the reverse side.

The photographs, the scores and the applications will be accepted either personally or by registered mail postmarked not later than February 15, 2015. The participants admitted to the Second Round shall be obligated to submit the parts for the soloists not later than May 1, 2015.

The application package, marked "To the Organizing Committee of the International Jurgenson Competition for Young Composers," should be submitted to the following address:

Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory
Centre for Contemporary Music
13/6 Bolshaya Nikitskaya ulitsa, Office 316
Moscow, 125009 Russia
Tel./fax +7 (495) 690 51 81

http://www.ccmm.ru
info@ccmm.ru


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