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Musica per Archi

MUSICA PER ARCHI | Music Composers’ Competition 2024 – 8th Edition

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MUSICA PER ARCHI | Music Composers’ Competition 20248th Edition
City: Lviv (Ukraine)
Sponsored by: Lviv Philharmonic Society
Date: 05 > 08 May 2024

The project ”MUSICA PER ARCHI” was born with the idea of meeting and sharing among composers of various nationalities and ages, the common theme of meeting between the world of Eastern contemporary music and Western culture. The Competition will be made possible through one of the most renowned orchestras in Eastern Europe. The high level technique and interpretative of the KLK String Orchestra will be honored by the finalists of this international event.

The Competition is realized by the collaboration between KLKnewmusic and the KLK String Orchestra. 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 “MUSICA PER ARCHI COMPOSERS’ MUSIC COMPETITION 2024” from 05 to 08 May 2024 in the city of Lviv, inside the music center of Lviv Philharmonic Society.

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Alfred Schnittke

ALFRED SCHNITTKE | International Composers’ Competition 2023 – 6th Edition

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ALFRED SCHNITTKE | International Composers’ Competition 2023 – 6th Edition
City: Skoryk str. 7 – Lviv (Ukraine)
Sponsored by: Lviv Philharmonic Society
Date: from 06 > 09 December 2023

Klknewmusic Association announces the winners of Alfred Schnittke Competition Composers 2023 6th edition

1 Prize – Ex aequo : Gabriel Williams – “Cosmographiae” for string quartet;

                                        Kim Sanghyeon –  “ Ophelia at the waterside” for eight instruments.

 

COMPOSITION STAFF

 

Ferdinando Nazzaro (ITA) – Composer – President

Domenico Clapasson (ITA) – Composer – Artistic Director Aldebaran Edition

Denys Lytvynenko (UKR) – Composer

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Lviv, Ukraine, December 8th 2023

 


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SACRARIUM | Sacred music in our time International Composers’ Competition 2023 – 8th Edition

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KLKNEWMUSIC

SACRARIUM | Sacred music in our time

Lviv Chamber Choir – KLK Symphony Orchestra

International Composers’ Competition 20238th Edition
City: Lviv (Ukraine)
Sponsored by : Lviv Philharmonic Society
Date: 15 > 19 October 2023

The International Composers’ Competition SACRARIUM was born from the idea to create a project that will work on meeting the contemporary music of our time, with the writing of sacred music that combines musical genres associated with a sacred or religious theme.

All composers who wish to participate into the International Composers’ Competition SACRARIUM 2023 must write an original work for mixed chamber choir and string orchestra, associated with a religious theme, or tied to a specific liturgical function or must write a music inspired to elevate our souls to God, even without being embedded in a context of religious practice.

The 8th International Composers’ Competition SACRARIUM 2023 is open to all composers of any age and nationality, who want to share their musical and personal journey, attend seminars and opportunities for discussion, on the sacred art of our time, on the contemporary sacred music and on the figure of the Composer in this Third Millennium. The organization will select 12 composers who will have the opportunity to participate into the International Composers’ Competition SACRARIUM 2023 from 15 to 19 October in the city of Lviv (Ukraine), inside Organ Hall.

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BRUNO MADERNA International Composers’ Competition 7th Edition 2023

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BRUNO MADERNA International Composers’ Competition 7th Edition 2023

 (City: Lviv (Ukraine)
Sponsored by : Lviv Philhamonic Society
Date: 04 > 07 July 2023

Klknewmusic announces the winners of Bruno Maderna Competition Composers 2023 :

1 Prize – Yue Ming – “The Beats, the Ballad”, for string quartet ;

Special  Mention – Scott Brickman – Divertimento, for string quartet

COMPOSITION STAFF

Carlo Pedini (ITA) – President

Ferdinando Nazzaro (ITA) – Composer, Artistic Director KLKnewmusic

Domenico Clapasson (ITA) – Composer

Denys Lytvynenko (ITA) – Composer

 


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Musica per Archi

MUSICA PER ARCHI | Music Composers’ Competition 2023 – 7th Edition

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MUSICA PER ARCHI | Music Composers’ Competition 20237th Edition
City: Lviv (Ukraine)
Sponsored by : Lviv Philharmonic Society
Date: 19 > 23 March 2023

Klknewmusic announces the winners of Musica per archi Competition Composers 2023:

1 Prize – Not assigned;
Special mention – Khachatur Khatchatryan, “A vision”, for string orchestra;
Special mention – Jean-Christophe Rosaz, “Amazonia”, for string orchestra.
COMPOSITION STAFF
Carlo Pedini – President
Ferdinando Nazzaro
Denys Lytvynenko
Domenico Clapasson 

 

 


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Orient/Occident

ORIENT / OCCIDENT | Music Composers’ Competition 2022 – 9th Edition

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ORIENT / OCCIDENT | Music Composers’ Competition 2022 – 9th Edition
City: Lviv (Ukraine)
Sponsored by : Lviv Philharmonic Society
Date: 07 > 11 December 2022

Klknewmusic announces the winners of Orient/Occident Competition Composers 2022/2023:

1 Prize – Philippe Ortmeier “Tree of Life”, for soprano and orchestra;
Special mention – Jue Wang “Children’s Rhymes”, for soprano and orchestra.
COMPOSITION STAFF
Carlo Pedini – President
Ferdinando Nazzaro
Denys Lytvynenko
Domenico Clapasson

 


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BRUNO MADERNA International Composers’ Competition 6th Edition 2022

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BRUNO MADERNA International Composers’ Competition 6th Edition 2022

 (City: Lviv (Ukraine)
Sponsored by : Lviv Philhamonic Society
Date: 14 > 17 July 2022

Klknewmusic announces the winners of Bruno Maderna Competition Composers 2022 :

1 Prize – NOT ASSIGNED ;
Special mention : Andrew B. Robinson – “Fantasy”, for clarinet quintet.

COMPOSITION STAFF

Carlo Pedini (ITA) – President

Domenico Clapasson (ITA) – Composer

Ferdinando Nazzaro (ITA) – Composer, Artistic Director KLKnewmusic


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Musica per Archi

MUSICA PER ARCHI | Music Composers’ Competition 2022 – 6th Edition

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MUSICA PER ARCHI | Music Composers’ Competition 2022 – 6th Edition
City: Lviv (Ukraine)
Sponsored by : Lviv Philharmonic Society
Date: 19 > 23 March 2022

 

1 Prize – Nataliya Pavlyuk (UKR)
Special mention – Franciszek Araskiewicz (POL)

 

 

The project ”MUSICA PER ARCHI” was born with the idea of meeting and sharing among composers of various nationalities and age, on the common theme of meeting between the world of the Eastern contemporary music and the Western culture. The Competition will be made possible through one of the most renowned orchestras in Eastern Europe. The high level technique and interpretative of the KLK String Orchestra , will be honored by the finalists of this international event.

The Competition is realized by the collaboration between KLKnewmusic and the KLK String Orchestra. The project is open to all composers of any age and nationality, who want to share their musical and personal journey, attend seminars and opportunities for discussion, on the art of our time, on the 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 “MUSICA PER ARCHI COMPOSERS’ MUSIC COMPETITION 2022” from 19 to 23 March 2022 in the city of Lviv, inside the music center of Lviv Philharmonic Society.

PARTICIPANT INFO

Each composer must submit a score with organic selected for string orchestra. The number of the orchestra’s players can be min 15 / max 25 players: 8 violins I, 6 violins II, 4 violas, 4 cellos, 3 basses. The work must not exceed 12 minutes. All score will be sent by email (only one work for composer), in PDF format,  to klknewmusic@gmail.com. The selected works will be played on 23 March 2022 by KLK String orchestra. All concerts will be recorded by a sound engineer and video recording.

Deadline: 15 February 2022.
All score will be sent by email (only one work for composer), in PDF format, to klknewmusic@gmail.com.

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 format 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 application submitted, no later than 17 February 2022.

ENTRY FEE

The tuition fee for all participants selected is €890 (euro 890):

€890 + 5% tax to be paid no later than 25 February 2022 by Paypal on email klknewmusic@gmail.com;

 

The tuition fee includes:

  • participation at rehearsals and check sound ofthe selected composers during the period 19 > 23 March 2022;
  • Final concerts in Philharmonia with the works selected and performed by KLK String Orchestra;
  • professional audio/video recording of the final concerts;
  • certificate of participation.

The tuition fee does not include:
-Food
-Accommodation
-Flight.

Administrative secretary for the International Music Composers’ Competition MUSICA PER ARCHI 2022 is Ms. Anastasiya Kodola.
For any question about the tuition fee and payment method write to anastasiakodola@mail.ru.
Please send a PDF file with your payment check to klknewmusic@gmail.com.

COMPOSITION STAFF

Carlo Pedini (ITA)– President

Domenico Clapasson (ITA) – Composer

Ferdinando Nazzaro (ITA) – Composer, Artistic Director KLKnewmusic

 

The winning score will receive:

1000 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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DMITRI SHOSTAKOVICH COMPOSERS COMPETITION 2021 – 3rd Edition

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DMITRI SHOSTAKOVICH COMPOSERS COMPETITION 2021 – 3rd Edition
City: Lviv (Ukraine)
Sponsored by : Lviv Philharmonic Society
Date: 28 > 31 October 2021  

 

The project ”DMITRI SHOSTAKOVICH” was born with the idea of meeting and sharing among composers of various nationalities and age, on the common theme of meeting between the world of the Eastern contemporary music and the Western culture. The Competition is realized by the collaboration between KLKnewmusic and the  KLK Ensemble. The project is open to all composers of any age and nationality. The organization will select composers who will have the opportunity to participate in the “DMITRI SHOSTAKOVICH COMPOSERS’ MUSIC COMPETITION 2021” from 28 to 31 October 2021 in the city of Lviv, inside the music center of Lviv Philharmonic Society.

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Orient/Occident

ORIENT / OCCIDENT | Music Composers’ Competition 2021 – 8th Edition

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ORIENT / OCCIDENT | Music Composers’ Competition 2021 – 8th Edition
City: Lviv (Ukraine)
Sponsored by : Lviv Philharmonic Society
Date: 12 > 15 December 2021

The project ”ORIENT/OCCIDENT” was born with the idea of meeting and sharing among composers of various nationalities and age, on the common theme of meeting between the world of the Eastern contemporary music and the Western culture. The Competition will be made possible through one of the most renowned orchestras in Eastern Europe. The high level technique and interpretative of the KLK Symphony Orchestra, will be honored by the finalists of this international event.

The project is open to all composers of any age and nationality, who want to share their musical and personal journey on the art of our time, on the 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 “ORIENT/OCCIDENT COMPOSERS’ MUSIC COMPETITION 2021” from 12 to 15 December 2021 in the city of Lviv, inside the myusic center of Lviv Philharmonic Society.

Klknewmusic announces the winners of  “Orient / Occident” Competition Composers 2021 – 8th Edition:

1 prize – NOT ASSIGNED
2 prize – Antonino Abate : “Libèrtas” – for orchestra ;
3 Prize – NOT ASSIGNED

THE COMMISSION:

Carlo Pedini

Ferdinando Nazzaro

Domenico Clapasson