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XVI Open composers competition named after Andrey Petrov
XIV Open composer’s competition named after Andrey Petrov
Results
NOMINATION «SYMPHONIC MUSIC»

345 symphonic works were submitted to the competition in 2020. Applications were received from 32 cities of Russia, as well as 47 countries of the near and far abroad, including all 5 continents. As a result of listening to 345 compositions, 6 symphonic compositions were admitted to the 3rd round. The final of the competition in the format of a public performance took place on October 12, 2020 in the Great hall of the St. Petersburg Academic Philharmonic named after Dmitry Shostakovich. The finalists compositions were performed by State Academic Symphony Orchestra, conductor - Fedor Lednev. Soloists: Rodion Zamuruev (violin) and Elizaveta Sveshnikova (soprano). The final of the competition was held in three parts. In the first and second part, the competition works were performed, and in the third part - during the jury meeting - one could hear a symphonic work by Andrey Petrov: «Bells Russia», a fantasy for a symphony orchestra based on the theme of M. Musorgsky.

The winners of the
XIV Composers competition
named after Andrey Petrov:

1st PRIZE
Andrea PORTERA (Italy)
«Gobolinks» for voice and orchestra

2nd PRIZE and SPECIAL PRIZE
FROM MITROFAN BELYAYEV FOUNDATION

Arthur WABEL (Russia)
«Cryptopiece» for symphonic orchestra

3rd PRIZE
Ryan LATIMER (United Kingdome)
«Antiarkie» for symphonic orchestra

DIPLOMA
Ziyi TAO (USA)
«A musical tragedy» for symphonic orchestra

DIPLOMA and AUDIENCE AWARD
Taras BUEVSKY (Russia)
Concert for violin and symphonic orchestra

Jury members:

Alexander RASKATOV (France)
chairman of the jury, composer
Alexander KNAIFEL (Russia)
composer
Alexander RADVILOVICH
composer
Dr. Eugene BIRMAN (Hong Kong – USA)
composer
Pavel KARMANOV (Russia)
composer
Fedor LEDNYOV
conductor
Nastasya KHRUSHCHEVA
composer
Dmitry YANOV-YANOVSKY
composer

Organizer:
Andrey Petrov Foundation

Supported by:
Ministry of culture of Russian Federation
Committee for Culture of St. Petersburg
Russian foundation «Culture»
National project «Culture»
Charity Foundation «Lifestyle»