Finalists announced at the VII International Composition Competition “Appassionato Ensemble” 2023

Today, October 1, 2023, the members of the jury, Mehdi Khayami (Iran) and Umberto Pedraglio (Italy), chaired by Vittorio Zago (Italy) selected the finalist scores of the 7th International Composition Competition “Appassionato Ensemble” 2023.
We received 90 scores from all over the world. 

Below is the list of the selected finalist scores:

  • “Elonei mamre” for cello, by Michael Edgerton (USA);
  • “Durchs offne Fenster” for flute, clarinet, violin, cello and piano, by Francesco Mariotti (Italy);
  • “There’s a Certain Slant of Light, Winter Afternoons” for violin, by Tetsuya Hori (Giappone);
  • “Until the sound is lost in the distance” for flute, by Jacopo Caneva (Italy);
  • “Planetarium Beta” for flute, clarinet, violin, cello and piano, by Yuheng Chen (Cina).

The five finalist scores will be performed on 11 November 2022 during Como Contemporary Festival 2023. At the end of the concert, the Jury will meet to determine the winning score. The awards ceremony will take place immediately after the concert.