26 October 2022
19:00, Conservatoire de Genève
76e CONCOURS DE GENÈVE - COMPOSITION FINAL ROUND
WEDNESDAY 26 OCT. 2022, 19:00, Conservatoire (Salle Franz Liszt)
The Competition is open to composers of all nationalities born after June 1st, 1982 (40 years old). The subject of the 2022 edition is a 15–20-minute work for vocal ensemble, composed for six singers: bass, barytone, tenor, mezzosoprano, soprano, high soprano (mezzo-soprano can be replaced by a counter-tenor). The use of electronics was allowed following certain specificities.
This year, 97 composers aged 18-39 years old, from 37 countries applied for the competition. The official jury, chaired by Beat Furrer, met in Geneva to study their scores; they selected three finalists to participate in the Final:
- Ármin Cservenák (26 years old, Hungary) for his work “Madrigali”
- Shin Kim (27 years old, Korea) for his work “The Song of Oneiroi”
- Yuki Nakahashi (26 years old, Japan) for his work “Settings”
The finalists are invited to Geneva from 20-26 October to rehearse and prepare for the Final. Their works will be performed as world premiere by the Neue Vocalsolisten Stuttgart during the public Final Round on 26 October at the Conservatoire in Geneva.