ORIENT / OCCIDENT | Music Composers’ Competition 2019 – 6th Edition

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ORIENT / OCCIDENT | Music Composers’ Competition 2019 – 6th Edition

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ORIENT / OCCIDENT | Music Composers’ Competition 2019 – 6th Edition
City: Lviv (Ukraine)
Sponsored by : Lviv Philharmonic Society
Date: 21 > 24 March 2019

Сalendar of rehearsals

21.03 Kopernika 17, Palace of Art

14.00 – 17.45 Rehearsal  with orchestra of selected scores for “ORIENT/OCCIDENT COMPETITION COMPOSERS”

22.03 Kopernika 17, Palace of Art

13.30 – 17.30 Rehearsal with orchestra of selected scores for “MUSICA PER ARCHI COMPETITION COMPOSERS”

23.03 Kopernika 17, Palace of Art

14.00 – 17.00 Rehearsal with orchestra of selected scores for “MUSICA PER ARCHI”

24.03 Concert Hall Philharmonia, Tchaikovsky str. 7

09.00 – 11.00 Concert Hall Philharmonia General Rehearsal with orchestra of selected scores for “ORIENT/OCCIDENT” COMPETITION COMPOSERS 2019

11.30 Final Concert


KLKnewmusic annunces the list of composers selected , in alphabetical order, for the final
of “Orient / Occident” Competition Composers 2019, that will be held in Lviv at the Lviv
Philharmonic Society next 21 – 24 March:

Scott Brickman : “Kaddish” for orchestra;
Mario Cunha Olinto Filho : “Terra brasilis” for orchestra;
Marc Douyon : “Images of a Dream” for orchestra;
Neal Endicott : “Nothing Left But Bones and Benedictine “ for orchestra;
Mahyar Hemati : “Adynamia N. 2” for piano and orchestra;
Seongmin Ji: “Soriga Uhlida” for piano and orchestra;
Aaro Pertmann: “Sinfonietta” for orchestra;
Claudio Raffi: “Estroflessioni sonore” for soprano and orchestra;
Josè Jesus de Azevedo Souza: “Destinos” for piano and orchestra;
Gabriele Spampinato: “Stabat Mater” for soprano and orchestra;
Robert Anton Strobel: “Life: Aaru” for orchestra;
Jixue Wu: “Winter” for orchestra.

The artistic director KLKnewmusic
Ferdinando Nazzaro


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 Lviv Philharmonic Orchestra, will be honored by the finalists of this international event.

The Competition is realized by the collaboration between KLKnewmusic and the Lemberg Sinfonietta. 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 “ORIENT/OCCIDENT COMPOSERS’ MUSIC COMPETITION 2019” from 21 to 24 March 2019 in the city of Lviv, inside the music center of Lviv Philharmonic Society.


Each composer must submit – deadline: 28 February  2019 – a score with organic selected in the following list :

  1. a) Orchestra;
  2. b) Soprano or mezzosoprano, and orchestra;
  3. c) Piano and orchestra.

The number of the orchestra’s instruments can be up to the following list max 41 players: 2 flute (ottavino), 2 oboe ( english horn), 2 clarinet (bass clarinet) 2 bassoon, 2 horn, 2 trumpet, 2 trombone, 1 timpani, 1 percussionist, 8 violins I, 6 violins II, 4 violas, 4 cellos, 3 contrabass. The work must not exceed 12 minutes. All score will be sent by email (only one work for composer), in PDF format, at klknewmusic@gmail.com. The selected works will be played on 23 and 24 March 2019 by KLK Symphony Orchestra. All concerts will be recorded by a sound engineer and video professional recording.


Deadline: 28 February 2019.
The work must not exceed 12 minutes.

All score will be sent by email (only one work for composer), in PDF format, at 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 03 March 2019.


The tuition fee for all participants selected is €790 (euro 790):

€300 + 5% tax to be paid no later than 05 March 2019 by Paypal on email klknewmusic@gmail.com;

€490 payable on 21 March upon arrival at Lviv or by Paypal for composers who will not be in Lviv.

The tuition fee includes:

  • participation at rehearsals and check sound ofthe selected composers during the period 21 > 24 March 2019;
  • Final concerts in Philharmonia with the works selected and performed by KLK Symphony Orchestra;
  • professional audio/video recording of the final concerts;
  • certificate of participation.


The tuition fee does not include:

Administrative secretary for the International Music Composers’ Competition ORIENT / OCCIDENT 2019 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 1 tba,klknewmusic@gmail.com.


Yuri Lanyuk (UKR) – President

Bogdhana Frolyak (UKR) – Composer

Domenico Clapasson (ITA) – Composer

Ferdinando Nazzaro (ITA) – Composer, Artistic Director KLKnewmusic



Three prizes will be awarded.
1 Prize – 800 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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