1ST KRZYSZTOF PENDERECKI INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION
FOR YOUNG COMPOSERS
Krakow Branch of the Polish Composers’ Union announces 1st Krzysztof Penderecki International Competition for Young Composers. 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 flute, clarinet, violin, viola, and cello,
with a duration from 9 to 14 minutes. Flute and clarinet cannot be modified.
One participant can submit no more than two compositions. A composition cannot be earlier performed, published in any form or awarded in any competition.
3 copies of a score together with parts for performance as well as score in pdf format on
a compact disc, marked with an emblem and a title, with duration written, and a sealed envelope marked with the same emblem, containing an application form, a short bio note,
a note about the piece and a photo (in jpg format), should be sent to the address:
Związek Kompozytorów Polskich
Oddział w Krakowie
ul. Dunajewskiego 5
With annotation: 1st Krzysztof Penderecki International Competition
for Young Composers
not later than on 31 January 2018 (the date of submitting the score decides).
The Jury of the Competition: Marcel Chyrzyński (chairman), Zbigniew Bargielski, Ivan Buffa (Slovakia) and Wojciech Widłak, grants one Main Prize – 1000 USD. What is more,
the awarded composition will be performed in April 2018 on the concert during
30th International Festival of Krakow Composers.
The Jury may not award the Main Prize. Honorary awards may be granted. The decision of the jury is irrevocable and will be announced not later than on 15 February 2018.
Participating in the Competition, a composer declares that the composition can be recorded for purposes of the Organisers of the concert, without any financial claims from his side.
Copies of the score and parts of compositions will be further the property of the Krakow Branch of the Polish Composers’ Union.
Application for the Competition means that a composer agrees to these Regulations. Compositions not meeting the requirements of the Regulations will not be taken into account during the Competition.
Organisers of the Competition have the right to change the date or to cancel the performance of the awarded composition from independent causes.
Any questions send to the Secretary of the Competition – Aleksandra Patalas, e-mail address: email@example.com
Krakow, 15 February 2018
Minutes of the Meeting of the Jury
of 1st Krzysztof Penderecki International Competition
for Young Composers 2017
The meeting of the Jury of 1st Krzysztof Penderecki International Competition for Young Composers 2017 was held on the 15th of February 2017 in Krakow.
20 (twenty) scores (from the following countries: Australia, China/USA, Greece, Greece/Germany, Hong Kong, Japan/UK, Lithuania, Norway/UK, Poland, Ukraine) were submitted to the Competition. 3 (three) of them were rejected as they were against regulations.
The Jury consisted of: Marcel Chyrzyński (chairman), Zbigniew Bargielski, Ivan Buffa (Slovakia) and Wojciech Widłak. The Secretary of the Competition was Aleksandra Patalas.
The Jury, after examining 17 scores, decided to award the Main Prize – 1,000 USD – to the composition titled:
Quintet in five scenes (emblem: ≈).
Moreover, the Jury decided to grant 2 (two) honorable equivalent distinctions to the compositions titled:
Strumienie (emblem: 940227) and
U_topia (emblem: L90709L).
When the envelopes had been opened, it appeared that the winner of the Main Prize is Orestis Papaioannou (Greece/Germany). The winners of the honorable equivalent distinctions are Olgierd Juzala-Deprati from Poland (emblem 940227) and Lina Tonia from Greece (emblem L90709L).
The official reading of the protocole and the premiere of the composition granted the Main Prize will take place during the concert on the 18th of April 2018 at 7 p.m. in “Florianka” Recital Hall on Sereno Fenn’s 15 Street in Krakow. The concert will be a part of the 30th International Festival of Krakow Composers and the awarded composition will be performed by “Quasars Ensemble” from Slovakia.
The minutes were concluded.
Minutes prepared by
The Secretary of the Competition