7th edition composition competition
The Molinari Quartet announced the winners of its Seventh International Composition Competition for String Quartet.
During its concert on Friday May 18 at 7:30 pm at the Montreal Conservatory of Music, the Molinari Quartet announced the winners of its Seventh International Composition Competition for String Quartet. The winners were chosen from 108 candidates aged under 40 and the jury – composed of the members of the Molinari Quartet and composers Brian Cherney and Maxime McKinley – met in May to evaluate the 109 original scores received from 26 countries.
For its Seventh edition, the Molinari Quartet has selected four works. The order of the winners will be determined following the concert on February 1st, 2019 by the jury, after a final deliberation. Here are the four candidates, in alphabetical order, whose works will be played in concert:
Preston Beebe (né en 1988) des États-Unis d’Amérique pour son œuvre Beneath Trees
Bertrand Chavarría-Aldrete, (né en 1978) du Mexique pour son oeuvre Douleur exquise
Jongsung Oh (né en 1987) de la Corée du Sud pour son œuvre HAYDN pour quatuor à cordes
Menelaos Peistikos (né en 1995) de Grèce pour son œuvre For Sun’s Light