XIII International Shnittke Competition of Young Composers

24 26 November, 2020 .















The chair of music theory and composition of the Saratov State Sobinov Conserrvatory and the the Guild of young musicians of the Russian Musical Union MezhdunarodMolOt will held the XIII International Shnitke Competition of Young Composers in the distant from due to the epidemic situation.

The Competition has two categories: Composition for a chamber ensemble and Composition for a young organ player. The selection round will be held on the 1 20 November 20202, the final round on the 24 26 November 2020. The applications ca=n be submitted till the 31 October (including).


During the Competition, on 24 26 November 2020 lectures and master classes are planned. The will be held by the jury members: Igor Vorobiev (Russia, St. Petersburg), Yaroslav Sudzilovskij (Russia, Moscow), Snezhana Pyslar (Moldavia), Alexandra Chmielewska (Poland), Vladimir Korolevskij (Russia, Sochi), Sergej Polozov (Russia, Saratov), Vladimir Mishle (Russia, Saratov), Natalia Golfarb (Russia, Saratov).


Composers not older than 30 years by the day of the beginning of the Competition are entitled to participate, students and alumni of the secondary and higher education institutions, young members of the Russian musical union and other professional associations.


The finalists will be awarded the diploma and titles of laureates and diplomants. The finaltsts works will be performed by the ensemble Theatre of the New Music, students and teacehrs of the Saratov conservatory after the end of the COVID-19 pandemic.


The task of the project is to promote youth creativity in the area of composing and performing music, to discover and support new names in the world of modern composition.



The applications can be submitted in the prolonged term till the 31 October 2020 (including). An application must be sent to konkurs‑schnittke@mail.ru .