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5th Krzysztof Penderecki International Competition for Young Composers

Konkurs PendereckiegoThe Krakow Branch of the Polish Composers' Union announces the 5th Krzysztof Penderecki International Competition for Young Composers. The deadline for applications is 15th March 2022.

Composers from every country, who will not be over the age of 35 at the moment of its closing, can take part in the Competition.

The subject of the Competition is a composition for string orchestra (6,5,4,3,1), with a duration from 9 to 14 minutes.

The Jury of the Competition: Marcel Chyrzyński (chairman), Zbigniew Bargielski, Ivan Buffa (Slovakia), Wojciech Widłak and Jerzy Dybał, grants one Main Prize of USD 1.000 (gross). In addition, the composition that will receive the Main Prize will be premiered in April 2022 on the concert during 34th Krakow International Festival of Composers.

Score in pdf format, marked with an emblem and a title, with duration written, application form, a short bio note, a note about the piece and a photo (in jpg format), should be sent to the address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

One participant can submit no more than two compositions. A composition cannot be earlier performed, published in any form or awarded in any competition.

The competition regulations and the application form are available athttp://festiwal.zkp.krakow.pl/en/konkurs/