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 MUSICA PER ARCHI | Music Composers’ Competition 2019 – 4th Edition
Summary:String Orchestra Competition
Deadline: 31 January 2019
Date Posted: 22 November 2018
Details: MUSICA PER ARCHI | Music Composers’ Competition 2019 – 4th Edition
City: Lviv (Ukraine)
Sponsored by : Lviv Philharmonic Society
Date: 22 > 26 February 2019

The project ”MUSICA PER ARCHI” 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 Lemberg Sinfonietta , 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 “MUSICA PER ARCHI COMPOSERS’ MUSIC COMPETITION 2019” from 22 to 26 February 2019 in the city of Lviv, inside the music center of Lviv Philharmonic Society.

Each composer must submit a score with organic selected for string orchestra.

The number of the orchestra’s players can be min 15 / max 34 players: 10 violins I, 8 violins II, 6 violas, 6 cellos, 4 basses. The work must not exceed 12 minutes. All score will be sent by email (only one work for composer), in PDF format, at The selected works will be played on 26 February 2019 by KLK String orchestra. All concerts will be recorded by a sound engineer and video recording.

Deadline: 29 January 2019.
The work must not exceed 12 minutes.

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

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 31 January 2019.