The 2nd Henryk Mikołaj Górecki International Composer Competition, organised by the Henryk Mikołaj Górecki Silesian Philharmonic in Katowice, will be held in 2022. The deadline for submitting compositions is 30 September 2022.
The objective of the Competition is to commemorate the figure of Henryk Mikołaj Górecki, promote young composers, and broaden the repertoire. The Competition is open to composers born after 30 September 1982.
The subject of the Competition is a composition for string orchestra (max. 5-4-3-3-1) with a duration of 5 to 10 minutes. One participant can submit no more than two compositions.
The Competition Jury consists of recognised experts: Eugeniusz Knapik, Mikołaj Górecki, Jerzy Kornowicz, Piotr Pławner and Adam Wesołowski.
The winning composition will be premiered and recorded at the International Days of Henryk Mikołaj Górecki, organised annualy by the Silesian Philharmonic. The Jury will also award diplomas and honourable mentions.
Media patronage: Polish Music Information Centre POLMIC.