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Composition Competitions

Liszt Prize 2014: Competition announcement for a composition for Piano and Electronics inspired by Franz Liszt.
Deadline: 31 December 2014
The Liszt Institute Foundation NPO
The Liszt Institute was founded in 1997 by Maria Rossana Dalmonte and became a non-profit foundation in 2010. The Institute's institutional purpose is the promotion and diffusion of Franz Liszt's works, through both musicological research and performance.
Details:
www.fondazioneistitutoliszt.it/wordpress/liszt-prize/?lang=en
Further information [PDF]
Posted: 12 December 2014

The LSO 2015 Composition Scheme
Deadline: Friday 20th February 2015
Once again the LSO will offer six UK-based composers the opportunity to write a new three-minute work for the London Symphony Orchestra. Each composer will receive tutorials from Colin Matthews (Composition Director), input from Christian Mason (Composition Support), support from LSO players, and open access to LSO rehearsals and concerts, enabling each composer to experiment over time and develop their orchestral writing skills.
Applicants should be under the age of 45 and should be of British nationality, studying in the UK, or resident in the UK for at least three year.
Details:
lso.co.uk/composers
Posted: 12 December 2014

The Molinari Quartet's Sixth International Competition for Composition
Deadline: 1 April 2015
The Molinari Quartet is pleased to announce its Sixth International Competition for Composition for string quartet. Composers who are 40 years old or less as of April 1st 2015 are invited to submit an original work for string quartet. The best compositions will be played in concert during the Molinari Quartet's Twentieth and Beyond series to be held in Montreal (Quebec, Canada) during the 2015-2016 season.
Details:
quatuormolinari.qc.ca/en/?page_id=61
Further information [PDF]
Posted: 13 November 2014

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