Franco Evangelisti International Composition Competition 2021

Nuova Consonanza announces the XXIII edition of the Franco Evangelisti International Composition Competition

italian version

Composers of any age and nationality are eligible.

The instrumentation includes:

-       flute / ottavino / flute in sol / flute basso

-       clarinet / Clarinetto in sib/ cl. piccolo in mib/ cl. basso in sib

-       guitar

-       viola

-       cello

-       percussion - Only one performer, freely choosing the ensemble from this list: vibraphone (three octaves), marimba (4 octaves and a third, La-Do), 3 tom-toms, snare drum, bass drum, wood-block set, 2 cymbals suspended, 1 tam-tam. For special requests, to be limited to non-voluminous instruments or on the specifications of the instruments listed, we ask you to make a specific request to the organization.

The composition may involve the whole ensemble or part of it, in any combination (also solo instrument). Length of the composition must not exceed 10 minutes. Any candidate can compete anonymously with one or more works. It is possible to submit compositions that have already been played, as long as they are unpublished and have not been awarded any prize in other contests.

Candidates are requested to submit scores (along with parts for a possible performance), by email only and in pdf format, to [email protected]

Scores and parts must be anonymous and marked with a motto.

Candidates are also requested to include in the same email:

- completed and signed registration form
- curriculum vitae;
- receipt of payment of the entry fee;
- identity document

Links to audio recordings or computer-generated audio files are welcome, but not required (please, do not attach audio files to email).
The above documents can be written in Italian, English or French.
The deadline for submissions is 24 October 2021 (23:59, Gmt +2).

A € 50 entry fee for each submitted score can be paid via wire transfer to Associazione Nuova Consonanza IBAN IT44X0200805108000010653285 – BIC SWIFT: UNCRITM1719

- Paypal: [email protected]

- or through the button

Jury: Tonino Battista, Stefano Cardi, Fabio Cifariello Ciardi, Hanna Hartman, Hector Parra

Competition procedure and prize:

An international jury, will select three shortlisted scores to be played in the final concert in December 2021, as part of the 58th Festival di Nuova Consonanza. The winner will be proclaimed after the concert.

The first prize is € 1.000, publication of the score by Edizioni Suvini Zerboni, Milano.

The jury reserves the right not to reward any of the competing scores and not to nominate finalists, to award ex-aequo prizes or to report particularly deserving compositions. The jury’s judgment is unquestionable. The Italian version of the call will prevail. In case of disputes, the competent forum is that of Rome.

Associazione Nuova Consonanza
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