Open composers competition named after Andrey Petrov


XVIII Open composers competition of named after Andrey Petrova is held in the nomination «Symphonic music» and nomination for young composers «The Shore of hope».

The competition is organized by the Foundation for the preservation and development of the creative heritage of composer Andrey Petrov with the support of the Ministry of culture of the Russian Federation and the Committee for culture of St. Petersburg.

The competition has a highest professional level and attracts the attention of not only beginning composers, but also authors whose names are widely known. Participation in the competition encourages composers to be creative. Often, many composers write new works specifically for participation in the competition. The competition introduces to the Russian public the best examples of modern academic music and reveals the names of Russian composers to foreign listeners, and vice versa. Thus, the competition serves as a space that brings together a variety of cultures.

At the final concerts, the compositions of the finalists will be performed, having been extensively selected by the jury. During the jury meeting and the selection of the competition winners, the famous symphonic works of Andrey Petrov will be performed. Traditionally, the final concert will end with an awards ceremony.

Nomination «Symphonic music»
Venue: Great Hall of the St. Petersburg Academic Philharmonic named after Dmitry Shostakovich
Date: September 20th, 2024

Nomination for young composers «The Shore of hope»
Venue: Small Hall of the Philharmonic named after Mikhail Glinka
Date: September 21st, 2024