„Future Symphony“ – 2nd international composition competition for symphony orchestra – is an initiative of young musicians who care about the evolution of symphonic tradition.
The main objective of the „Future Symphony“ competition is to provide an opportunity for young composers all around the globe to try themselves out in the field of symphonic music. The competition seeks to discover new talents as well as to educate the new generation of musicians and develop an international bond between different cultures.
Composers from all around the world at the age of 18–35 can apply to the competition.
Future Symphony Orchestra
Future Symphony Orchestra (FSO) – is an orchestra brought together specifically for this competition and made up of young professional Lithuanian musicians. During the 1st „Future Symphony“ competition in 2018, FSO performed 7 scores created by young composers and received praise from the jury as well as international professional musicians.
The goal of FSO is to prepare and perform the scores of the young composers. The orchestra also strives to educate young musicians with the subtleties of contemporary music and to introduce new trends of symphonic music to the people of Lithuania.
will perform up to 10 best scores at the final concert. The concert will be held on September 17th 2020, 7:00 PM in the Lithuanian National Philharmonic hall.
Scores will be judged by international professional composers, conductors and musicologists:
Raminta Šerkšnytė (Lithuania)
Ayal Adler (Israel)
Lina Navickaitė-Martinelli (Lithuania)
Andris Dzenītis (Latvia)
Gediminas Gelgotas (Lithuania)
Dobrinka Tabakova (Bulgaria / UK)
Best scores will be awarded prizes of:
1st place – 1000 Eur
2nd place – 700 Eur
3rd place – 500 Eur