Posted: 13 Feb 2024
Second International Composition Competition “Ferruccio Busoni”

Second International Composition Competition “Ferruccio Busoni”

13 Feb - 19 Jul, 2024

The Competition is open to original and unpublished music pieces; it is aimed at the discovery and promotion of new talents in the field of music composition and offers an opportunity for dialogue among young musicians. The year 2024 marks the first centenary since Ferruccio Busoni’s death (Empoli 1866 – Berlin 1924), considered one of the greatest pianists in history and a primary figure in the compositional, theoretical, and intellectual field in the transition of aesthetic thought between nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
Application deadline: April 30, 2024

Finalists will take part in the official award ceremony held in Piazza Farinata degli Uberti, Empoli, on 19 July 2024. The 3 shortlisted compositions will be premiered at the public award ceremony.
The European Youth Orchestra Ferruccio Busoni conducted by Maestro Sergio Alapont, will perform the awarded compositions

First place: gross prize of € 3,000
Second place: gross prize of € 1,500
Third place: gross prizee of
Closing date: 30 Apr 2024
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