BRUNO MADERNA | International Composers’ Competition 2017 – 2nd Edition

City: Tchaikovsky str. 7 – Lviv (Ukraine)
Sponsored by: Lviv Philhamonic Society
Date: from 13 to 17 July 2017

The International Composers’ Forum and 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).
All composers who wish to participate into the International Composers’ Competition BRUNO MADERNA must write an original work by choosing from 2 to 5 players.

The 2nd International Composers’ Competition BRUNO MADERNA is open to all composers of any age and nationality, who want to share their musical and personal journey, on the music of our time, and on the figure of the Composer in this Third Millennium.
The organization will select composers who will have the opportunity to participate into the International Composers’ Competition BRUNO MADERNA from 13 to 17 July 2017 in the city of Lviv (Ukraine), inside the Lviv Philhamonia.

The composers’ selected works will be performed in a final concert on 17 July inside the Concert Hall of Lviv Philharmonic Society.
The concert will be recorded by a sound engineer and a movie director will make a video.


Each composer must submit a music score choosen in the following instruments from 2 to 5 players:
piano, 2 violins, viola, cello.
Deadline: 23 June 2017.
The work must not exceed 12 minutes.

All score will be sent by email (only one work for composer), in PDF format, at

Each email sent to submit a score shall include:
-The score, from 2 to 5 instruments, must be in A4 format, indicating the duration, 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 composers, from all the application submitted, no later 25 June 2017.
Each composer selected for the International Music Composers’ Competition 2017 will be notified by email and must send the instrumental parts no later then 28 June 2017.


The tuition fee for all participants selected is: €450 (euro 450) to be paid no later than 30 June 2017 by Paypal on email

The tuition fee includes:
– Check sound of the works of selected composers from 13 to 17 July;
– Final concert, with the works selected with the Phoenix Quartet Lviv;
– Professional AUDIO / VIDEO recording of the selected works during the final concerts.

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

Administrative secretary for the International Music Composers’ Forum BRUNO MADERNA 2017 is Ms. Anastasiya Kodola.
For any question about the tuition fee and payment method write to
Please send a PDF file with your payment check to


Paolo Ugoletti (ITA) – President
Bogdana Frolyak (UKR) – Composer
Carlo Pedini (ITA) – Composer
Ferdinando Nazzaro (ITA) – Composer , Artistic Director KLKnewmusic

Three prizes will be awarded.
1 Prize500 USD, and the score published by Aldebaran Editions
2 Prize – score edited by Aldebaran Editions
3 Prize – score edited 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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