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Queen Elisabeth Competition - Composition 2012 - Piano 2013

 Queen Elisabeth Competition - Composition 2012 - Piano 2013
Summary:Piano and orchestra
Deadline: 31 October 2012
Date Posted: 09 October 2012
Details: The Queen Elisabeth Competition is holding a composition competition, which will take place in the month of December 2012. The purpose of this competition is to select the work for piano and symphonic orchestra that will be compulsory in the final of the piano competition in 2013. This competition does not include any public rounds, but the winning work will be performed at the Brussels Centre for Fine Arts (Palais des Beaux-Arts) by the 12 finalists in the piano competition during the week of 27 May to 1 June 2013.

The work, which can be in any form, must last about 10 minutes and be written for piano accompanied by a symphony orchestra. The work, which will be played in a competition for pianists of a very high level, should display the candidate musician's qualities as a pianist and musicality, taking into account the fact that the twelve finalists will have just eight days to learn the work and will only have limited rehearsal time with the orchestra. Only works by living composers, born after 31 October 1972, will be accepted. More information is available in the rules of this session. To apply you have to download and fill out the application form.

31/10/2012 : deadline for sending applications
27/05/2013 : world premiere of the work with the National Orchestra of Belgium under the baton of Marin Alsop

Grand Prize
Prize: eur 10,000 [Prize presented by SABAM]
12 performances broadcast live on radio, television and internet
CD and/or DVD release

Prize: eur 1,500 [Prize presented by the National Lottery]
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