Composition Prize & Laureates Festival : 8-15 November 2015
The Geneva Competition launched its first Laureates Festival in 2013, alongside the Composition Prize. This first edition was met with great enthusiasm, encouraging us to reiterate the experience; this year's Laureates Festival now offers 14 concerts inviting close to 30 prizewinners!
Some of this year's highlights are : the composition public Final, a gala concert at the Victoria Hall with the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande and a week-end dedicated to our piano laureates, which will take place at the Bâtiment des Forces Motrices and will stage no less than 17 piano prizewinners between 2001 and 2014!
The complete programme will be announced on 22 September 2015, ticket sales open on 23 September.
The 71st Geneva International Music Competition will be offering Voice and String Quartet and will take place from 18 November - 5 December 2016.
Application dealine : 2 May 2016
The Jury has selected four finalists for the Composition Prize 2015 :
Sunghyun Lee, South Korea, 20 years old
Work for string quartet : « Moment étincelant »
Adérito Valente, Portugal, 35 years old
Work for string quartet : « Onis ex tempore »
Shoichi Yabuta, Japan, 32 years old
Work for string quartet : « Billow »
Hankyeol Yoon, South Korea, 21 years old
Work for string quartet : « Klangfoto »
Membres du Jury 2015
Michael JARRELL, Switzerland, Chairman
Pascal DUSAPIN, France
Luca FRANCESCONI, Italy
Dai FUJIKURA, Japan
Wolfgang RIHM, Germany
With the support of the Queen Marie José Foundation :
Prizewinners benefit from two full years of services from the ProMusica Genève concert agency, giving them the opportunity to take their first steps on the Swiss and international musical scene. More than just a guarantee of obtaining concerts and engagements, this programme aims at promoting the laureates after their victory.