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XVI Open composers competition named after Andrey Petrov
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Yesterday has finished the XVI Open composers’ competition named after Andrey Petrov. In the first two sections the Academic Symphonic Orchestra of the St. Petersburg Philharmonic conducted by Fedor Lednev performed six finalist works from the nomination «Symphonic music», and in the third part, three works from the nomination «Shore of hope». While the competent jury was summing up the results, Andrey Petrov's music was performed for the audience

Nomination «SYMPHONIC MUSIC»

First prize - Artem LAUKHIN (St. Petersburg, Russia)
«RADIANCE» for orchestra

Second prize - Alina PODZOROVA (Moscow, Russia)
«VESCHII GAMAYUN» double concerto for oboe, cello and orchestra

Third prize – Eduardo SOUTULLO (Spain, Vigo)
«THRENUS HELIANTHUSES» for two voices and a symphony orchestra.

Diploma - Ekaterina KHMELEVSKAYA (Moscow, Russia)
«CHETYRE PAKHOMA», Slavic fantasy for voice and orchestra.

Diploma - Igor DRUKH (St. Petersburg, Russia)
«MELTING CLOCKS», fantasy Concerto for cello and orchestra No. 2 (based on the works of Salvador Dali)

Diploma - Aleksey LOGUNOV (St. Petersburg, Russia)
«Messier 87» for orchestra

Special prize from the Academic Symphony Orchestra of the St. Petersburg Philharmonic and the Audience Award - Ekaterina KHMELEVSKAYA (Moscow, Russia).
«CHETYRE PAKHOMA», Slavic fantasy for voice and orchestra.

Nomination for young composers «SHORE OF HOPE»

First prize – Ziyi TAO (Forest Hills, New York, USA).
«KRIANA» for orchestra

Diploma - Eduard KHRISTAFOROV (Ufa, Republic of Bashkortostan, Russia)
«WITNESS OF THE DARKEST DAYS» for orchestra

Diploma - Andrey CHERNYSHEV (Vsevolozhsk, Leningrad region, Russia)
«THE PRINCE AND THE BEGGAR» for oboe and orchestra

Special prize from the Academic Symphony Orchestra of the St. Petersburg Philharmonic and the Audience Award - Andrey CHERNYSHEV (Vsevolozhsk, Leningrad region, Russia)
«THE PRINCE AND THE BEGGAR» for oboe and orchestra

We sincerely express our gratitude to all composers who took part in the competition, and congratulations to the winners! Next XVIII Open composers’ competition named after Andrey Petrov in symphonic nominations will be held in 2024.

Project was realized under support of:
Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation
Presidential Fund for Cultural Initiatives
Committee for Culture of St. Petersburg
Valery Brovko Foundation