5th International Composition Competition GMCL / Jorge Peixinho


Submission period

Tue Feb 2 at 5 AM UTC

End of submission period

Fri Aug 20 at 9:59 PM UTC

Results date

Fri Sep 3 at 4 PM UTC

Entry or Course Fee

Registration fee 90 - 120 €
The 5th International Composition Competition GMCL / Jorge Peixinho is organized by the Grupo de Música Contemporânea de Lisboa (Contemporary Music Group of Lisbon) and its main purposes are the encouragement of musical creation and his divulgation, thus contributing to the increase of the repertoire of chamber music. Has a biennial periodicity.

Composition of the jury: Ivan Fedele (President), Gerhard Stabler, João Madureira, Carlos Caires, Jaime Reis, Jorge Sá Machado and Ada Gentile (special guest).

There will be two categories within the formation of GMCL (mezzo-soprano, Flute, Clarinet, Violin, Viola, Cello, Harp, Percussion and Piano):
A - Music for the Ensemble (complete formation of the group)
B - Chamber Music (minimum of four performers).
In all categories, electronics may be included.

The registration fees are:
Category A) ENSEMBLE - 120 €
Category B) CHAMBER MUSIC - 90 €
For each work in competition, the competitor will pay a registration fee.

Two prizes will be awarded in each category, 1st and 2nd prizes.
The winning works will have the edition of the score and parts for AVA publisher and its presentation in concert with broadcast on national radio, Antena 2.
First award in Category A will also be assigned a 4.000€ prize money.
First award in Category B will also be assigned a 3.000€ prize money.

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