Mizmorim Festival - Composer Competition 2021

The Mizmorim Festival is delighted to announce its second Composition Competition for the 2021 festival edition. With the goal of promoting the Swiss contemporary music scene and young composers, the Mizmorim Festival Composition Competition 2021 will be dedicated to the memory of the Swiss violinist Hansheinz Schneeberger.

The winner will be requested to compose a piece for solo violin with a duration of about ten minutes. It must be an original work written exclusively for the Mizmorim Festival. The commissioned work will be premiered by the renowned violinist Ilya Gringolts during the 7th Mizmorim Festival which takes place from January 21st to 24th, 2021 in Basel. The competition's award is CHF 2,000 plus travel expenses (within Europe) and accommodation.

All composers living in Switzerland who are not older than 36 on January 1st, 2020 are invited to submit an application form.

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5 Jun 2020