Lucerne Festival Academy 2022

Composer Seminar


Submission period

Fri Oct 29 at 4 AM UTC

End of submission period

Mon Nov 22 at 10:59 PM UTC

Results date

Wed Dec 15 at 5 PM UTC


For composers not older than 32 years on August 1, 2022
Lucerne Festival Academy 2022
Composer Seminar by Wolfgang Rihm and Dieter Ammann

Arrival Day: Sunday, 21 August 2022
Composer Seminar: 22 August - 3 September 2022
Departure Day: 4 September 2022

This two-week-long composer seminar provides eight young composer an intense dialogue with Wolfgang Rihm, Dieter Ammann and international young performers. In the first week, the group of composers are discussing scores and recordings with Dieter Ammann and Wolfgang Rihm including individual one-to-one lessons for each composer. In the second week, the composers will be joined by the IEMA-Ensemble 2021/22 and young conductors of the Lucerne Festival Conducting Fellowship to prepare new works for ensemble written for the composer seminar to be premiered as part of the Summer Festival 2022.

Profile of Participants
– Advanced composition students and professional composers
– Age limit: 32 as of August 1, 2022 (not older than 32 years on August 1, 2022)
– Course language: English

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