BRUNO MADERNA International Composers’ Competition 8th Edition 2024

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BRUNO MADERNA International Composers’ Competition 8th Edition 2024

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BRUNO MADERNA International Composers’ Competition 8th Edition 2024

 (City: Lviv (Ukraine)
Sponsored by : Lviv Philharmonic Society
Date: 12 > 15 July 2024

The International Composers Competition BRUNO MADERNA was born from the idea to create a project that will work on the meeting of the contemporary music of our time, dedicated to the memory of the great Italian composer of 20th century Bruno Maderna (1920-1973).

The Competition is realized by the collaboration between KLKnewmusic and the  Phoenix Ensemble. The project is open to all composers of any age and nationality, who want to share their musical and personal journey and attend seminars and opportunities for discussion, on the art of our time, on contemporary music, and on the figure of the Composer in this Third Millennium. The organization will select composers who will have the opportunity to participate in the “BRUNO MADERNA COMPOSERS’ MUSIC COMPETITION 2024” from 12 to 15 July in the city of Lviv, inside the music center of Lviv Philharmonic Society.


Each composer must submit a score with organic from 2 to 6 players: piano, two violins, viola, cello, contrabass. The work must not exceed 10 minutes. All scores will be sent by email (only one work for the composer), in PDF format, at The selected works will be played on 15 July 2024 by Phoenix Ensemble. The concert will be recorded by a sound engineer and video recording.

Deadline: 21 June 2024.
The work must not exceed 12 minutes.

All scores will be sent by email (only one work for the composer), in PDF format, to

Each email sent to submit a score shall include:
– The score and orchestral parts must be in A4 format, (please indicate minutes of the score) as PDF file (Sibelius or Finale program);
– A second PDF-file containing the identity of the composer (name and address, nationality, telephone number, email, website, short CV)
and a statement by the composer stating that the submitted work has never before been published, performed in public and/or broadcast before,
nor prized in any composer’s competition. Other file formats than PDF are not acceptable and will result in the submission being rejected!
There is no registration form.
The Composition Staff will select the best composers, from all the applications submitted, no later than 23 June 2024.


The tuition fee for all participants selected is €650 (euro 650):

€650€ + 5% tax (685 €) to be paid no later than 27 June 2024 by Paypal on email;

The tuition fee includes:

  • participation at rehearsals (in streaming) and check the sound of the selected composers during the period 12 > 15 July 2024;
  • Final concert in Philharmonia with the works selected and performed by Phoenix Ensemble;
  • professional audio/video recording of the final concert;
  • certificate of participation.

The tuition fee does not include:

The administrative secretary for the International Music Composers’ Competition BRUNO MADERNA 2024 is Ms. Anastasiya Kodola.
For any questions about the tuition fee and payment method write to
Please send a PDF file with your payment check to


Bohdana Frolyak (UKR) – President

Yuri Laniuk (UKR) – Composer

Domenico Clapasson (ITA) – Composer

Ferdinando Nazzaro (ITA) – Composer, Artistic Director KLKnewmusic

1 Prize – 750 USD, and the score published by Aldebaran Editions.
The Composition Staff reserves the right not to award the prize and to award Special Mentions of merit.

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