Composition Competition

The 12th International Composition Competition of Póvoa de Varzim

The 12th International Composition Competition of Póvoa de Varzim

Chamber Music with Violin, Cello, Flute, Clarinet and Piano

The finalists of this edition are Rui Antunes with "Dois Personagens Portugueses" and Carlos Medina "Noche Bajo El Arbol Caído".

The jury, constituted by the composers António Rosa, Eurico Carrapatoso and Alexandre Delgado (President) also decided to award an honorable mention to "Trio" by Eduardo Serra.

The final of the Competition will take place on 23rd of July at 21:45 at Póvoa de Varzim Municipal Auditorium, in a concert integrated the 41st FIMPV. The final contest pieces will be performed by the Toy Ensemble (violin, cello, flute, clarinet and piano).

1st and 2nd prizes will be awarded. The value of the prizes is 2500 euros for the 1st prize and 1000 euros for the 2nd prize. The public will vote a special prize, with the value of 500 euros ("Prize of the Public"). The prize is also considered as payment of royalties related to the debut, rental of materials and edition of the awarded works.

See the regulation here.