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PIANO COMPOSITION COMPETITION
COMMANDE ET CREATION POUR PIANO
En 2023, le Festival Musical Durtal commence sa neuvième édition !
Bénéficiant désormais du soutien de la DRAC des Pays de la Loire, le Festival Musical Durtal passe commande de nouvelles œuvres à des compositeurs de notre temps.
Date limite de remise des dossiers : 6 janvier 2023
Dead line January 6th
The Festival Musical Durtal launches a musical composition for piano solo competition
After completing its eighth edition, the Festival continues its goal to support classical music and make it accessible to all.
In recent years, an additional focus on education with musical workshops and concerts of all levels has been instaured.
For the first time, this award is funded by DRAC des Pays de la Loire,
Direction Régionale des Affaires Culturelles, regional departement of the french Ministry of Culture.
An international competition is launched at the end of 2022 with the commissioning of a new work for piano solo.
The winning solo work will be premiered during the 2023 Festival Musical Durtal by WSL MASTERCLASS pianists
directed by Wolfram Schmitt-Leonardy, which is held every summer during the festival.
The young pianists participating in these masterclasses are chosen from among the best of their generation worldwide.
They will be coached in the presence of the winning composer, giving the premiere during one of the Festival concerts
in the Saint-Léonard Chapel of the Bout du Monde complex. Steinway D grand.
The recital will be recorded for the Festival Musical Durtal archives.
Duration of the work
Up to minutes
January 6th, 2023
Final Jury selection and purshase order of the piece
January 20th, 2023
May 15th, 2023
Rehearsal at Residence du Bout du Monde with composer and musicians
July 8th and 9th, 2023 at the Résidence du Bout du Monde
World premiere at Chapelle Saint-Léonard du Bout du Monde
July 9th, 2023
The work must never have been produced or broadcast in public
Prize 1 000€
Wolfram Schmitt-Leonardy (Allemagne)
Professor at University of Music and Performing Arts Mannheim
Professor and pedagogic director of WSL ACADEMY
Ates Orga (Grande Bretagne)
Pierric Guennégan (France)
Ingénieur du son, directeur artistique du Festival Musical Durtal
Agnès Yamakado (France)
Présidente du Festival Musical Durtal
Théotime Gillot (France)
Pianiste, étudiant au CNSMDP (Conservatoire National Supérieur de la Musique et de la Danse de Paris)
Sybelius Academy, University of the Arts of Helsinki
Submit bio and sample composition* to firstname.lastname@example.org
No age limit
No particiapation fee
* No commission for a new work can be given until afterjury selection.
The point of this competition is that we are extending a commission for a new piece, not a prize or award for something already written (which may or may not be already performed)