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Competition of young composers "The score"

Deadline: 31 December 2019.

The prize fund of the new prize for contemporary academic music is 200 thousand rubles in each of the nominations.

The largest contest of Russian contemporary academic music "The score" is held by the Foundation for the Development of Modern Art (FRSI) with the participation of the Union of Composers of Russia, the Moscow State Academic Symphony Orchestra of Pavel Kogan and the Elena Obraztsova Foundation.

The prize is awarded in seven nominations - symphonic work of large form, symphonic work of small form, ballet music, opera or operetta music, works for one or more instruments/votes with orchestra, variety-symphonic work and cinema music.

The premium fund for each category will amount to 200 thousand rubles.

"Not so long ago about the existence of modern composers guessed only professionals - now they have become full members of the family of artistic professions, along with directors, artists or writers" - emphasizes consultant musicologist competition Peter Pospelov.

The competition's expert council included: Pavel Kogan, Artistic Director and Chief Conductor of the Moscow State Academy of Arts; Dmitry Bertman, General Director and Artistic Director of the Helikon Opera Theatre; Karina Abrahamyan, General Director of the Union of Composers of Russia; Rector of the Moscow State Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatoire; and others. Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory Rector Alexander Sokolov, composer Rashid Kalimullin, pianist, composer and music critic Peter Aidu.

The competition is held with the use of a grant from the President of Russia, provided by the Presidential Grants Fund.

The official website of the contest "The score":