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Summary:Duo Call for Scores
Deadline: 31 March 2018
Date Posted: 04 January 2018
Details: WRITE MUSIC FOR PATRICIA AND SOL
Gstaad Menuhin Festival advertises a contest for duet compositions to be first performed by Patricia Kopatchinskaja (violin) and Sol Gabetta (violoncello).

Tenders are invited for up to four short works, each of which between one and five minutes playing time for violin and cello (duet).

The winners may expect a prize of CHF 500 to 1000 as well as their work being first performed by Patricia Kopatchinskaja (violin) and Sol Gabetta (violoncello) on 30 July 2018 at the church of Zweisimmen within the scope of Gstaad Menuhin Festival.

SELECTION PROCEDURE
Patricia Kopatchinskaja (violin) and Sol Gabetta (cello) will select one or two (or more?) works to premiere them at Gstaad Menuhin Festival in the Church of Zweisimmen concert of July, 30 2018.

Any decisions will be publicly announced by late April 2018 at the earliest.

APPLYING FOR THE CONTEST
Please submit your application and composition(s) by making use of the application form below.
Entry deadline is March 31, 2018.

Only complete applications and compositions submitted asPDF will be processed and forwarded to the artists.

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS
Participants are invited to enter 1 to 4 works, none of which may exceed 5 minutes playing time.
Respective compositions must not yet have been published by any publisher or performed already.

In case they win the contest, all participants agree on being
-available to Menuhin Festival for promotional purposes (press conferences, photos, Facebook, etc.),
-making copies of the score available for the Festivalís archive,
-mentioning Menuhin Festival as supporter in the score.

Entry deadline is March 31, 2018.

Web Site:www.gstaadmenuhinfestival.ch/en/tickets-and-program/program/composing-competition