XVI Open composers competition named after Andrey Petrov
X Composers competition
named after Andrey Petrov
Nominations «Symphonic music»

In 2016, 106 symphonic works from 27 cities of Russia, as well as 11 countries of near and far abroad (Azerbaijan, England, Armenia, Belarus, Italy, Kazakhstan, Canada, Uzbekistan, Ukraine, Finland, Sweden) were sent to the contest. As a result of listening to 106 compositions for the 3rd round, 6 symphonic works were allowed. The third and final round of the competition took place on September 20 in the Great Hall of the St. Petersburg Academic Philharmonic. Six works that went through a rigorous selection of the first and second rounds were performed by the St. Petersburg State Academic Symphony Orchestra, conductor Arkady STEINLUHT. Soloists - Mikhail BENEDIKTOV (piano), Anna DARYANOVA (mezzo-soprano), Anna KOMAROVA (flute), Nikolai MAZHARA (piano), Fedor CHERNYSHOV (flute).

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

According to the results of the third round of the competition, the Jury, in accordance with the Regulation on the competition, decided not to award the 1st place and to divide the 3rd place between two contestants.

II Prize
Arthur WABEL (St. Petersburg), «Antithesis»

III Prize
David RIEBE(Sweden), «Magma» 

III Prize
Farangiz NURULLA (Canada), «Infinity of Instant» 

Elena ISAENKO (Perm), «Boring songs» 
Gleb MAY (Moscow), «Flautissimo» 
Denis SHCHEVELYOV (Penza), «Dancing for the Past»
Audience Award - Gleb MAY (Moscow), «Flautissimo» 

Jury members:

Franghiz ALIZADE – Chairman, People's Artist of Azerbaijan, Professor
Leonid DESYATNIKOV - composer, Honored Artist of the Russian Federation
Alexander KNAIFEL - composer, Honored Artist of the Russian Federation 
Anatoly KOROLEV - composer 
Igor DRUH - composer 
Pavel KARMANOV - composer 
Nastasya KHRUSHCHEVA - composer 
Dmitry YANOV-YANOVSKY – composer 

Andrey Petrov Foundation 

Supported by: 
Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation 
St. Petersburg Committee for Culture  

«ANTITHESIS» for piano and orchestra Soloist - Mikhail BENEDIKTOV
«MAGMA» for the symphony orchestra
«L′INFINI DE L′INSTANTE» for symphony orchestra
«BORING SONGS» for mezzo-soprano and symphony orchestra Soloist - Anna DARYANOVA
«FLAUTISSIMO», concert for two flutes with a string orchestra Soloists - Anna KOMAROVA and Fedor CHERNYSHEV