Taking into account competition rules infringements identified, the Jury made a decision different to the previous.

Main group:

  • 1 st Prize – Not awarded
  • 2 nd Prize – HAMID – Hamidreza Golestani Sani (Tehran, Iran) „The Angel of Darkness“ – 1000 EUR
  • 3 rd Prize – NING -Yi-Ning Lo (Taiwan, res. New York, USA) „High Heels on the Clock Face“ – 500 EUR
  • 3 rd Prize – KHJ4932 – Hyeokjae Kim (South Korea, res. Graz, Austria) „Does He Look Like A Bitch“ – 500 EUR

Junior group:

  • 1st Place – SPROT – Marek Cimbal (Liberec, Czech Republik) String Quartet in G
  • 2nd Place – GUOHAO – Guohao Li (BeiJing, China) „Abyss“
  • 3rd Place – MORE – Zechen Ren (BeiJing, China) „Terra-cotta warriors“

Finalist diplomas are awarded to:

  • 2517 – Ihar Komar (Baranovichi, Belarus) “Home“
  • LIN – Xiaolin Pan (Shanghai, China) “Mountain and valleys”
  • ACEG1357 – XY Mike Zhou (China, res. New York, USA) “All The Small Things”
  • JANET GREEN – June Young Kim (South Korea, res. USA)  “A Sigh Into Thin Air”

We are happy to announce the winners of the 1st International Eduardas Balsys Young Composers Competition.

Main group:

1st Prize – suspended

2nd Prize – HAMID – Hamidreza Golestani Sani (Tehran, Iran) „The Angel Of Darkness“

3rd Prize – NING – Yi-Ning Lo (Taiwan, res. New York, USA) „High Heels on the Clock Face“

Junior group:

1st Place – SPROT – Marek Cimbal (Liberec, Czech Republik) String Quartet in G

2nd Place – GUOHAO – Guohao Li (BeiJing, China) „Abyss“

3rd Place – MORE – Zechen Ren (BeiJing, China) „Terra-cotta warriors“

Finalist diplomas are awarded to:

  • 2517 – Ihar Komar (Baranovichi, Belarus) “Home“
  • LIN – Xiaolin Pan (Shanghai, China) “Mountain and valleys”
  • ACEG1357 – XY Mike Zhou (China, res. New York, USA) “All The Small Things”
  • JANET GREEN – June Young Kim (South Korea, res.USA)  “A Sigh Into Thin Air”
  • KHJ4932 – Hyeokjae Kim (South Korea, res.Graz, Austria) “Does He Look Like A Bitch”

Concert recording and more information will follow shortly.

We are happy to announce the finalists of the 1st International Eduardas Balsys Young Composers Competition.

The following young composers will compete in the final round – in the Church of st. Catherine (Vilnius st. 30, Vilnius, Lithuania), 23 November 2019.

 

Junior group:

Guohao. ABYSS (for piano trio)

More. Terra-Cotta Warriors (for string quartet)

Sprot. Streichquartett in G (for string quartet)

 

Main group:

2517. Home (for string quartet)

aceg1357. All the Small Things (2019) (for woodwind quintet)

GrainSound. The Little Match Girl (for string orchestra)

Hamid. Angel of Darkness (for string orchestra)

Janet Green. A Sigh Into Thin Air (for string quartet)

khj4932. Does He Look Like A Bitch? (for 7 musicians)

Lin. Mountain and valleys (for string quartet)

Ning. High Heels on the Clock Face (for 4 musicians)

Please note that you have to send an envelope with your documents to the 1st International Eduardas Balsys Young Composers Competition.

Full address:

1st International Eduardas Balsys Young Composers Competition

Lithuanian Musicians’ Union

Gedimino av. 32-2, LT-01102 Vilnius

Lithuania

10 September 2019, 23:50 (GMT+2) for the submission of an online competition application form and an attached copy of the paid entrance fee;

1 October 2019, for the submission of envelopes with application forms and scores.