6th Krzysztof Penderecki International Competition for Young Composers


Submission period

Wed Oct 5 at 04AM UTC

End of submission period

Mon Jan 30, 2023 at 10:59PM UTC

Results date

Wed Feb 15, 2023 at 05PM UTC


For Composers 35 or under on the 30th January 2023
The Krakow Branch of the Polish Composers' Union announces the 6th Krzysztof Penderecki International Competition for Young Composers. Composers from every country, who will not be over the age of 35 at the moment of its closing, can take part in the Competition.
The subject of the Competition is a composition for chamber ensemble (flute, oboe, clarinet, piano, violin, viola and cello), with a duration from 9 to 14 minutes.

The Competition Jury grants one Main Prize of USD 1.000 (gross). In addition, the composition that will receive the Main Prize will be premiered in April 2023 on the concert during the 35 th Krakow International Festival of Composers.
The competition regulations and the application form are available at: