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Toru Takemitsu Composition Award 2023

Friday, September 29, 2023

Tokyo, Japan; International

Young composers under the age of 35 from all over the world are urged to submit their newly created works. Those works selected during the preliminary screening will be performed in concert (“Final Concert”) at the Tokyo Opera City Concert Hall: Takemitsu Memorial, and the year’s award will be decided by the judge following the performance. The judge may withhold the prize (i.e. in absence of a suitable entry) or divide the prize among multiple entries.

The composers whose works are selected to be performed at the final selection will be invited to attend the concert. Compositions for orchestra in any format except concerto, within the following instrumentation and to be performed with one conductor. Scores that have been published, performed in public concert or commercially recorded before “Final Concert” are not eligible. Transportation and housing is covered for all selected composers, and cash awards are available with the total sum of 3,000,000 Yen.

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