National School of Music Lyubomir Pipkov
The participants should be up to 35 years old.
The application forms for all disciplines must arrive in a electronical way no later than: Monday, 2nd December 2019
The application forms are available on the website of the International Composer Competition ”Pancho Vladigerov” 2019.
The application forms must be accompanied by the following documents:
– a document certifying the age of the participants;
– two artistic photos (.jpg, 800 x 500);
– a short artistic biography of the participant;
– a bank receipt of paid Registration fee of 30 (thirty) EURO for each submitted work;
– PDF file of one or more works written in particular for the competition and to be associated with the 120th anniversary of the birth of the classic of the Bulgarian music Prof. Pancho Vladigerov. The cover and first page of the work should not contain the author’s name, and only 8 digits code of the cover page should be specified.
– Application form with the 8 digits codea specified composer’s name and title of the work.
Registration fee deposited by an absent participants or candidate who doesn’t meet the conditions for participation is not refundable. Late registration or the lack of any of the required documents will make the application void.
Up to 35 years of age – born after 1.01.1984
The competition is addressed to young composers from all nationalities for categories piano works and works for chamber ensembles.
All recording rights to the performances from the final Laureate Concert of the International Composer Competition ”Pancho Vladigerov” 2019 are sole property of the International Competition “Young Virtuosos”.
For each category is selected a special International jury. The International jury consists of recognized experts in the discipline of the competition held, from different institutions and different countries of the world, independent of one another and taking decision with a secret ballot.
At all the rounds the competitors will be assessed according to a points system from 1 to 25 points. Only competitors, who are awarded 18 points (average grade) or more, proceed to the next and the final round. Special Secretary appointed by the Organizing Committee will provide the anonymity of the participants in category Composition. Only the Special secretary has the right to reveal and announce to the Jury members the names of the winning composers.
The decisions of the Competition jury are final and no contestation will be accepted. Three prizes and a laureate diploma will be awarded in all age groups in each subject of the Competition. The Organizing Committee reserves the right to give additional prizes to each category, after decision of the international jury.
Cathegory “Piano compositions”
One or more compositions for piano solo with duration up to 6 minutes written in particular for the competition, associated with the 120th birth anniversary of the Bulgarian music Prof. Pancho Vladigerov. The cover and first page of the work should contain 8 digits code and not the author’s name.
Cathegory “Compositions for Chamber ensemble”
One or more compositions for chamber ensemble with duration up to 10 minutes written in particular for the competition, associated with the 120th birth anniversary of the Bulgarian music Prof. Pancho Vladigerov. The cover and first page of the work should contain 8 digits code and not the author’s name.
The compositions must be sent electronically only in PDF format on the e-mail of the secretariat of the competition: email@example.com
Group I – up to 19 years old – average age of the ensemble
1st prize 1500 BGN
2nd prize 1250 BGN
3rd prize 1000 BGN
Group II – up to 31 years old – average age of the ensemble
1st prize 4000 BGN
2nd prize 3000 BGN
3rd prize 2000 BGN
Up to 35 years old – born after 1.01.1983
1st prize 4000 BGN,
2nd prize 3000 BGN,
3rd prize 2000 BGN,