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Composition Competition for Witold Lutosławski's 100th Birthday

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In order to celebrate and popularise the 100th birthday of Witold Lutosławski, the Witold Lutosławski Society and the Polish Composers’ Union announce a composition competition. The competition is international in character and has no territorial restrictions or age limit for competitors. The task of the competition is the competition of a piece for a symphonic orchestra similar to those employed by Lutosławski in his last symphonies.

The members of the jury are: Deadline is 25 January 2013 (the 100th birthday of the competition’s patron of the competition).

First prize – 10 000 Euro.

The winning composition will be performed during the International Festival of Contemporary Music, ‘Warsaw Autumn 2013’.

Regulations (pdf)
Dear Composers,

Due to a large number of scores submitted, Witold Lutosławski Society Management decided to postpone the conclusion of the Composition Competition for Witold Lutosławski’s 100th Birthday. Conclusion of the Competition is expected in June 2013.

Thank you for your comprehension.

Yours faithfully,
Tomasz Piotrowski
Secretary of Composition Competition for Witold Lutosławski's 100th Birthday competition@lutoslawski.org.pl