7th International Composition Competition 2023

Appassionato Ensemble


Submission period

Thu Feb 16 at 05AM UTC

End of submission period

Fri Sep 1 at 10:59PM UTC

Results date

Sat Sep 30 at 04PM UTC

Entry or Course Fee

Application fee first score 45 €, next ones 25 €
The cultural association Associazione Culturale Polifonie announces the 7th International Composition Competition “Appassionato Ensemble” to be held in 2023.

The competition is open to italian and foreign composers of any nationality with no age restriction. Each composer can participate with more than one piece, making an entry for each composition they intend to submit.

The scores must be composed for the following organic, in any combination from 1 to max 5 performers.
The scores that do not comply with the above rules regarding the number of performers and/ or the instrument(s) will be eliminated.

1 Flute (Flute, Alto G Flute, Bass Flute, Piccolo)
1 Clarinet (Bb Clarinet, A Clarinet, Eb Clarinet, Bb Bass Clarinet)
1 Violin
1 Viola
1 Cello
1 Piano

The composition must have a maximum duration of 15’.
The composition must not have been published or been awarded prizes in other contests before, but it may have already been performed in public.

The application fee is € 45 for the first score and € 25 for any following ones by the same author.

The author of the winning score will receive a 1.000 euros cash prize, an audio/video recording made by Appassionato Ensemble, a precious gift produced in cooperation with the famous Como silk textile company Mantero 1902 and the score will be published by EDIZIONI SCONFINARTE.

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