In association with the 11th International Chamber Music Competition "Franz Schubert und die Musik der Moderne" 2021, member of the World Federation of International Music Competitions and the Alink-Argerich Foundation, contemporary compositions for trio for piano, violin and cello are sought. The call for aims to create new works for this chamber music genre. The award-winning work will be programmed as a compulsory piece in the above-mentioned competition in February 2021 and will be performed several times.
Conditions of participation
The competition invites composers from all nations and those who are stateless to take part.
Age limit: born after February 27, 1981 (38 years)
Latest date for submission: February 26, 2020
Prize: € 5.000
Jury: The jury, chaired by Chia Chou, consists of internationally renowned personalities:
Mark Andre, Lucas Fels, Clemens Gadenstätter, Clemens Nachtmann, N.N., N.N.
A composition to be performed as a Trio for Piano, Violin and Violoncello is to be submitted with a maximum performance duration of 15 minutes.
•The award-winning composition will be incorporated in the repertoire of the category Trio for Piano, Violin and Violoncello in the 11th International Competition “Franz Schubert and Modern Music” as a compulsory piece. In the event of two prizewinning works, the choice will be left to the participants. In February 2021 the prizewinning works will be (premier) performed.*
•The 11th International Competition “Franz Schubert and Modern Music” will be recorded. There will be a master recording of the prizewinning work performed by a selected ensemble.*
•The prizewinners will be invited to take part in the award ceremony. Travel and hotel expenses will be paid by the competition.
* In the event of the prize being split, performance of the work during the 11th FS&MM competition and its recording cannot be guaranteed.
The work may neither already have been accepted for a premiere performance, nor been performed in public, nor been awarded a prize, nor been published until the end of the International Competition “Franz Schubert and Modern Music” 2021. Submissions will be presented in anonymised form to the jurors for evaluation. The jury is also free to split the prize and recognise two prizewinning works. The premiere performance is reserved for the 11th International Competition “Franz Schubert and Modern Music”. The official award ceremony will take place during this competition in February 2021 in Graz.
The amounts of prize money are stated as gross amounts. The amount actually paid out will be subject to the deduction of any taxes due in Austria, which have to be transferred by the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz directly to the tax office.
All compositions submitted will be named in the competition programme and incorporated in the library of the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz.
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