String Quartet Composition Call 2022

Timeline

Submission period

Wed Dec 22, 2021 at 5 AM UTC

End of submission period

Sun May 8 at 9:59 PM UTC

Results date

Sun May 22 at 4 PM UTC
In order to promote new music and its diffusion, French string quartet Lontano announces a composition call for 3 pieces for string quartet (without electronics).
This call includes 2 categories :

1) One piece -for string quartet, 15-17’ max - will be recorded by the Lontano Quartet, and will be part of its new album (coming in 2022) supported by swiss label Gallo-Cascavelle :
https://vdegallo.com/en/

This album will consist of an anthology of new pieces, including 4 works created in Les Musicales d’Assy Festival in the past years. The chosen composition will be performed in Les Musicales d’Assy Festival in August 2022, and then recorded in studio conditions, in Paris.

Included :
- A recording session with Lontano Quartet in studio conditions
- A commercial release of the album with worldwide digital production
- A performance by the Lontano Quartet in Les Musicales d’Assy Festival 2022, Haute-Savoie (France)
- And possibly : a participation in a conference about new music in Les Musicales d’Assy Festival 2022

2) Two other chosen scores will be played in Les Musicales d’Assy Festival (August 2022).
- A performance by the Lontano Quartet in Les Musicales d’Assy Festival 2022 (with live recording)
- And possibly : a participation in a conference about new music in Les Musicales d’Assy Festival 2022

HOW TO APPLY ?

Registration:
1. A full-filled application form and a scan from the identity card or passport
2. A score (in PDF)
3. A CV and/or biography /or catalogue ; cover letter (optional) ; website (optional)
4. All documents must be sent per email to violonlunaire@gmail.com no later than the 8th of May 2022

Jury:
Every application will be examined by the Lontano Quartet.

Instrumentation:
String quartet, without electronics or any sound system

Duration of the piece :
15 to 17 minutes max

Schedule :
End of application time : the composition and the complete file must be sent no later than the 8th of May 2022.

Date of results : per email, no later than the 22nd of May 2022.

Details are available at web pages:
https://en.quatuorlontano.fr/appel-%C3%A0-candidature