Lunigiana International Music Festival COMPOSITION COMPETITION 2020

After my participation in the LIMF Composition Competition 2020, with exactly 50 other composers around the world, I was so proud that my piece “Cry from a frozen pole” for Baritone, piano, violin, viola, and cello, on a poem by my friend Shadi Sawwan win an “HONORABLE MENTION” and the “SPECIAL PRIZE BY CLUSTER” (Alternate)

The full announcement:

Dear composers,
Thank you once again for participating in the LIMF Composition Competition 2020! The awards were announced earlier today (you can catch the live stream of the event on our facebook page) and in case you missed it, please find them mentioned below and on our website www.lunigianamusicfestival.com/composition-competition.
Please be aware that we had exactly 50 applications so it was a very challenging selection!
FIRST PRIZE New York Debut, Professional Recording and video featured on the SIMC YouTube Channel

WINNER: Riccardo Perugini: “Fiore di Plastica” for Violin, Cello, Prepared Piano and Soprano

WINNERS Performance at the Lunigiana International Music Festival

João Isaac Marques: “Fitocontos Amazonicos” for Piano Quartet

Gianluca Verlingieri: “Ghedini Fragmente” for Piano Trio

Qingye Wu: “Guangzou Wu’s Paintings” for 2 Pianos

HONORABLE MENTION

Joshua Fishbein: Deep in the Quiet WoodFrancesco Cultreri: Quintet

Wajdi Abou Diab: Cry from a frozen pole
SPECIAL PRIZE BY CLUSTER:Partial scholarship to attend “Puccini International Opera Composition Course” in Lucca (2021) and having your opera premiered in italy in 2022

Joshua Fishbein: Deep in the Quiet Wood

Alternate: Wajdi Abou Diab: Cry from a frozen pole

N.B. Winners performances will happen at least once and pieces might be performed more than once and in different locations. Honorable mentions might be considered for performances as well.

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