Subject: International Composition Competition – FEEDING MUSIC
Date: Thu, 20 Mar 2014
From: Segreteria Divertimento Ensemble
Divertimento Ensemble, conducted by Maestro Sandro Gorli and
committed to the promotion of contemporary music for more than 30 years,
is pleased to announce the international composition competition
Feeding Music – Compositions from the world
for the Italian Pavilion at EXPO Milano 2015
/Musical Creativity Takes on Social and Environmental Themes/
The competition is organized by EXPO 2015’s Italian Pavilion in
conjunction with Divertimento Ensemble, the City of Milano, the
Region of Lombardia, MITO SettembreMusica and Sentieri selvaggi.
The competition is open to composers of all nationalities, born after
December 31, 1973.
Participants are asked to submit original scores of musical pieces for
ensembles of no more than 16 musicians by May 30, 2014. An international
jury will select 50 finalists.
The 50 finalists will be asked to submit a new composition.
From May 2 to July 31, 2015 Divertimento Ensemble and Sentieri selvaggi
will feature the 50 new compositions at world premiere performances
inside the Italian Pavilion at EXPO 2015 and the composers will be
hosted at EXPO 2015.
The Italian Pavilion will award â‚¬15,000 for the best composition
selected by the jury from among the 50 premieres.
MITO SettembreMusica, Divertimento Ensemble and Sentieri selvaggi will
also select ten pieces from among the 50 new compositions to include in
their respective programs.
Please feel free to spread the word about this initiative to any
composers that might be interested in participating.
Thank you very much.