8th International Composition Competition - Pablo Casals Festival

Deadline: 15 June 2019 17:00

The main purposes of the Pablo Casals Festival is to promote new talent, to experience music and animate the world of contemporary art. Since the establishment in 2005 of the International Competition Pablo Casals Composition, over 600 composers from around the world (Europe, South Korea, USA, China, South America ...) proposed a new work written for trained trio the sextet. In homage to the Master cellist Pablo Casals, the jury wanted the cello instrument is required.


This summer the 8th International Composition Competition Will Be Held in Prades. Composers from all over the world will compete in a musical joust; the winner's name will forever be associated With That of Pablo Casals. The competition is a parallel event with the hand summer 2019 Pablo Casals Festival Itself: the winning work will be selected by a jury of professionals, and Its dial Will receive a diploma welcoming him or her to the close circle of International Composition Competitions winners.
The Pablo Casals Festival will commission Then from him / her a second room, Including the mandatory cello, qui will be played During the 2018 Festival. Who will follow the Korean Sang In Lee?

Please send by post to Pablo Casals Festival - 33 rue de l'Hospice - BP 50024 - 66502 Prades Cedex:

The score and, if feasible, a recording of one of your chamber music works (number of players is unimportant - Video Recording Audio Recording Mp3 Mp4 or on CD or USB Key)
Curriculum vitae
Two references from personalities in the international music sphere.
Photocopy of an identity document: The competition is open to composers of Any nationality, born after January 1st, 1984.
A jury of soloists from the Pablo Casals Festival will select the winner During the 2019 festival (August 1st to 13th). The Pablo Casals Festival will commission Then from him / her a chamber music work for Any grouping of entre three and six players. Permitted instruments: violin, viola, cello, double bass, flute, oboe, clarinet, French horn, bassoon, piano. Cello is mandatory.
This commission of a chamber music room is valued at € 5,000.
The work will be given its world first in the Abbey of Saint Michel de Cuxa During the 2020 Pablo Casals Festival.