International Composition Competition

Appassionato Ensemble


Submission period

Fri Feb 1 at 11 AM UTC

End of submission period

Sat Mar 30 at 10:59 PM UTC

Results date

Wed May 1 at 4 PM UTC
The Cultural Association Polifonie announces 3rd International Composition Competition “Appassionato Ensemble” for the year 2019.

The competition is open to Italian and foreign composers of any nationality with no restriction on age. Each composer can participate with more than one piece.

The scores must be composed for the following organic (whole organic or any combination from 1 to 5 performers):

1 Flute (Flute, Alto G Flute, Bass Flute, Piccolo)
1 Clarinet (Bb Clarinet, A Clarinet, Eb Clarinet, Bb Bass Clarinet)
1 Violin
1 Cello
1 Piano

The composition must have a minimum duration of 7’ and max 15’.
The composition must not have been published or been awarded prizes in other contests before, but it may already be performed in public.

A Jury will meet to select the 5 (five) finalist scores, that will be performed on 2nd June 2019 by Appassionato Ensemble in public concert in Como, during the final concert of Como Contemporary Festival 2019.

The winning work will receive a cash prize of 500,00 euros and will be published by EDIZIONI SCONFINARTE.

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