6th International Composition Compteition "Sinfonietta per Sinfonietta: Hommage à Krzysztof Penderecki" has been settled and winners have been selected.
The Orchestra of the Royal Capital City of Krakow – Sinfonietta Cracovia had announced the 6th International Composition Competition "Sinfonietta per Sinfonietta: hommage à Krzysztof Penderecki", dedicated to the memory of Maestro associated with the Orchestra from the very beginning of its existence. Competition was aimed to promote young composers and to broaden the repertoire for string orchestra. The subject of the Competition was an original piece entitled Sinfonietta per Sinfonietta: Hommage à Krzysztof Penderecki for a string orchestra and percussion (max. ensemble formation 6-5-4-4-1 / perk. 3).
We have the pleasure to announce, that the jury of the 6. International Composition Competition Sinfonietta per Sinfonietta: Hommage à Krzysztof Penderecki, consisted of: Elżbieta Penderecka ‒ Honorary Chairwoman, Joanna Wnuk-Nazarowa, Eugeniusz Knapik, Marcel Chyrzyński i Jurek Dybał, has reached its verdict, awarding the first prize ex æquo to Mr. Andrea Mattevi (Italy) and Mr. Robin Lilja (Sweden) for compositions both titled Sinfonietta per Sinfonietta: Hommage à Krzysztof Penderecki.
The compositions of the first prize laureates will receive its premiere during the 6th edition of the Sinfonietta Festival, which dates will announced in the next few weeks.
Our congratulations go out to the winners!
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