The Edison Denisov International Young Composers Competition
The Administration of Tomsk
Region and the Culture Department of Tomsk Region
with support from
Russian Ministry of Culture
Les Editions du Chant du Monde
ISCM – Russian section
Moscow Contemporary Music Ensemble
Moscow Composers Union
The competition is dedicated to the memory of
Edison Denisov, the outstanding modern composer, the founder of the new Russian
composers’ school, the prominent public figure, who established the new Russian
music in the world musical space.
The competition rules:
competition is open to composers of any nationality, who were born not
earlier than on November 1st, 1967.
presented works should be based on the EDES theme (E, D, E-flat).
presented works should be composed for quintet flute, clarinet,
piano, violin and cello. Using flauto piccolo, flauto alto and
clarinetto basso B is permitted.
duration of presented works should be between 10 to 5 minutes.
composer can present just one work for the competition.
- The score must be written clearly and legibly, either by hand in
ink, or computer.
competition admits only work, which has not been performed in public
concerts, has not been published and has not awarded prizes at other
copies of the score should be sent to the address: Moscow Composers’ Union
(for EDES International Competition), Briusov per., 8 / 10, building 2,
103009 Moscow, Russia. The deadline is September15th ,
composer’s name must not appear on the cover of score. It must be changed
into a motto. The score must be accompanied with a sealed envelope signed
with the same motto. The envelope has to contain the following data: the
composer’s name, date and place of birth, full post address, number of his
phone and fax numbers, e-mail address (if there is any) and composer’s
jury of the competition is:
Victor Ekimovsky (chairman), composer, secretary of
the Union of Composers of the Russian Federation, the President of the
Association for Contemporary Music (Russia)
Oleg Galakhov, composer, chairman of the Moscow
Composers’ Union (Russia)
Yuri Kasparov, composer, artistic director of the
Moscow Contemporary Music Ensemble (Russia)
Krzysztof Meier, composer (Germany)
Hervé Désarbre, organist, director of Les Editions du Chant du
Faradge Karaev, composer (Russia/Azerbaijan).
results of the competition will be announced not later, than on
First Prize is 2500 Euros (payment of Les Editions du Chant du Monde),
the Second Prize is 1500
Euros (payment of the Culture Department of Tomsk Region). The competition
judges have the rights to establish only one prize. Besides, the judges
establish three diplomas. The scores of the winners will be published by Les Editions du Chant du Monde
in 2008. Composers who are awarded the First and the Second prizes should
pass the rights of their works to Les Editions du Chant du Monde.
works awarded by prizes and by diplomas will be performed on the December8th
and 9th, 2007 in Tomsk.
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