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The II International Uuno Klami Composition Competition

Published 25.06.08

18-19 September 2009, Kotka and Kouvola, Finland. Application deadline: 1 December 2008

The aim of the II International Uuno Klami Composition Competition is to produce good new repertoire for a small orchestra of sinfonietta type: works the performance of which will not necessitate the costly hiring of many extras or unusual, difficult-to-find instruments.

The competition will culminate in gala concerts to be held in Kymenlaakso, the region of Southeast Finland where Uuno Klami was born, in Kouvola on 18 September 2009 and in Kotka on 19 September 2009 at which the results will be announced and the prizes awarded. The orchestra at these concerts will be the Kymi Sinfonietta.

Participation in the competition is confined to Europe only. Contestants must be citizens of a Nordic country, of an EU Member State or of Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Switzerland or Liechtenstein. There is no age limit.

The competition entries must be scored for a smallish orchestra of sinfonietta type.

Works entered for the competition must not have been previously published or performed. Only one entry is permitted per composer. The work must be 15-30 minutes long.

Competition schedule:

1 December 2008 Ч Last date for mailing scores to the Competition Office

At the beginning of 2009 Ч Announcement of finalists

Friday 18 September 2009, Kouvola City Hall Ч I FINALS CONCERT

Saturday 19 September 2009, Kotka Concert Hall Ч II FINALS CONCERT, announcement of winners

Entries should be sent to:

The II International Uuno Klami Composition Competition c/o Kymi Sinfonietta Keskuskatu 33 FI-48100 Kotka Finland

Further details of the competition are available from the Competition Office:
Tel. +358 50 324 0058
Email: klamicompetition@kymisinfonietta.fi
Internet: www.klamicompetition.fi

II International Uuno Klami Composition Competition
c/o Kymi Sinfonietta
Keskuskatu 33
FI-48100 KOTKA
Ms. Reetaliina Marin, Executive Director
Tel. +358 50 324 0058
Fax +358 5 234 4708
E-mail: klamicompetition@kymisinfonietta.fi
Internet: www.klamicompetition.fi

Copyright 2008 Kymi Sinfonietta.

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