Date: 29/11/2019
Time: 18:00 – 21:00

Krzysztof Penderecki International Composers’ Competition ARBORETUM 2019

photo Jerzy Mieśnik

Piotr Moss,
Paul Patterson,
Maciej Żółtowski
Chairman of the Jury:
Prof. Krzysztof Penderecki

Szymon Morus – conductor
Radomska Orkiestra Kameralna

There was a jury meeting on September 23 – 24, 2019 at the Radom Chamber Orchestra’s Concert Hall, 53 Żeromskiego str., Radom.
104 works have been sent to the competition out of which 103 have met the competition’s criteria. 1 works was disqualified for not adhering to the regulations of the competition (no registration fee).
The jury, consisting of:
Piotr Moss
Paul Patterson
Maciej Żółtowski
Agnieszka Stanicka – secretary of the jury
selected the following works to be performed in the 2nd round (alphabetic order):
Wojciech Chałupka – Reminiscences from the Other World
Geoffrey Gordon– Gotham News for String Orchestra
Bartosz Kowalski – Synergie
Tomàs Peire Serrate – Collapse
Andrew Tholl – every moment is another opportunity to shine
Michał Ziółkowski – Musique Atavique (?)

Final Concert: November 29th, 2019, Krzysztof Penderecki Concert Hall in Radom

Total value of prizes: 45000 PLN

Rules ARBORETUM 2019
Application form – pdf
Application form – doc

Radom Chamber Orchestra proudly announces Krzysztof Penderecki International Composers’ Competition ARBORETUM 2019

Radom City can be proud of its centuries-old music tradition. The most distinguished Polish composer of the Middle Ages, Nicholas of Radom, created his music in this royal city. It emphasises the standing and the importance of the centre, also on the cultural map of the Jagiellonian country. The people of Radom have always felt a strong need to create and exist in a cultural field. It is proved by organisation of the International Composers’ Competition – Certamen Compositorum Internationale ARBORETUM and the commitment of one of the most distinguished composers of our times, Krzysztof Penderecki. The Competition originated from the need to experience art, felt both by creators and the public. The regulations of the competition clearly state that Professor Krzysztof Penderecki is the person who is responsible to decide which of the composers has created a work deserving special recognition. Six compositions will be presented during the competition’s second round, concert for final selection performed by the Radom Chamber Orchestra. It will take place in the Krzysztof Penderecki Concert Hall in Radom on the 29th of November 2019. ARBORETUM accepts works scored for a string orchestra.

Co-financed by the Municipality of Radom:




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