The competition is held in two nominations:
1.Piano trio, quartet or quintet
2. String quartet
  • Dates: February 24th, 2022
  • Venue: Sochi, Chamber and Organ Music Hall
  • Deadline for applications: January 28th, 2022
  • Deadline for payment of the admission fee: February 04th, 2022

Terms of participation

  • The participants must submit one of their own compositions in free form for a piano trio, quartet, quintet or string quartet (duration from 10 to 15 minutes);
  • Only works that have not been published or previously performed shall be admitted to the competition;
  • The participant is entitled to submit only one music piece for the competition.
How to participate in the Competition

01

Read the terms and conditions

In order to participate you need only a few steps.

02

Fill in the application online

Please take a little time to tell us more about yourself.

JURY

VIII Young composers competition
In memory of Alfred Schnittke and Sviatoslav Richter
In frames of XV Winter International Arts Festival in Sochi

Alexander Tchaikovsky (Russia)

Chairman of the Jury, composer, honoured artist of the Russian Federation, head of the Department of Composition at the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory, professor.

Yuri Bashmet (Russia)

Artistic director of the Winter International Arts Festival, professor, head of the Department of Viola at the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory.

Patrick de Clerck (Belgium)

Composer.

Kuzma Bodrov (Russia)

Composer, associate professor at the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory, visiting professor at the Katharina Gursky Higher School of Music (Madrid)

Alexey Syumak (Russia)

Composer, lecturer at the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory.

Valery Voronov (Belarus / Germany)

Composer, conducts composition and orchestration master-classes at the Blackmore International Music Academy in Berlin, Hamburg and St. Blasien.

Atsuhiko Gondaya (Japan)

Composer.

Oscar Bianchi (Switzerland)

Composer.

Donghoon Shin (South Korea)

Composer.

VIII COMPOSERS COMPETITION IN MEMORY OF ALFRED SCHNITTKE AND SVIATOSLAV RICHTER IN THE FRAMEWORK OF XV WINTER INTERNATIONAL ARTS FESTIVAL IN SOCHI
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