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April 11th, 2022 - 8:00 pm
Collaboration with LNSO
This year the Grand Prix winning composition will be performed by the Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra (LNSO) in the season 2022–2023.

This exclusive opportunity is made possible by Mr. Modestas Pitrenas, Artistic Director and Principal Conductor of the LNSO, and Mrs. Rūta Prusevičienė, General Director of the Lithuanian National Philharmonic Society (Filharmonija).
March 1st, 2022 - 6:00 pm
Registration to the 3rd "Future Symphony" Competition
We would like to express our sincere gratitude to Lietuvos kultūros taryba, Asociacija LATGA, Mr. Gediminas Kuprevičius, Vilniaus miesto savivaldybė, Lithuanian National Philharmonic (Filharmonija) and Saulius Karosas Foundation for making #FutureSymphonyCompetition possible!

Their generosity enables us to reduce the application fee to 50 EUR. There is no early application fee anymore.

The opening of the registration platform is postponed. It will open up by March 10th.

We kindly remind you, that the score submission deadline is the 30th of June.
July 20th, 2020 - 10:00 pm
Results of the 1st Round

We are excited to announce 7 finalists of the 2nd Future Symphony Competition! Participants listed below proceed to the 2nd round of the competition:

🇵🇱🇩🇪 Roman Czura
🇲🇽 Charles Philip Daniels Torres
🇱🇹 Jievaras Jasinskis
🇱🇹 Andrius Maslekovas
🇭🇺 Apor Szüts
🇮🇹 Daniele Testa
🇬🇷 Miran Tsalikian

Congratulations to the composers! Their compositions will be performed in a concert on the 17th of September at Lithuanian National Philharmonic Hall in Vilnius.

1st round’s jury members were:

Žibuoklė Martinaitytė
Mykolas Natalevičius
Karolis Variakojis

30 applications from even 20 different countries have been received for the 1st round.

July 11th, 2020 - 4:00 pm
Special prize for the best Lithuanian composition

Future Symphony Competition supports young Lithuanian composers. Therefore, the best Lithuanian composer this year will be awarded with a special prize founded by the competition’s main sponsor Saulius Karosas Foundation! 🇱🇹

June 6th, 2020 - 9:30 pm
End of registration

Registration to the 2nd Future Symphony Competition has finished. We are very excited that the competition has gathered composers from even 20 different countries!

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Contestants who have already received confirmation emails will have to submit their scores to the registration platform by the 5th of July. The deadline will be followed by the 1st round of the competition. Its results will be announced by the 20th of July.

March 17th, 2020 - 8:00 pm

We would like to inform you that COVID-19 doesn't affect the Future Symphony Competition. We encourage young composers all over the world to keep writing a symphonic piece for the contest!

Quick reminder: registration is open until 5th of June 2020, with an application fee discount till 5th of April 2020!

February 5th, 2020 - 5:00 pm
Registration starts now, final instrumentation is announced!

We are excited to announce that the registration to the „Future Symphony” competition is now open! The applications from all over the world are welcome till the 5th of June 2020. Register here now! We would like to remind you that application fee until the 5th of April 2020 is 50 eur, from April 6th 2020 onwards is 80 EUR.

Also we inform you about the slight changes of the orchestration for the application score. You can find the final instrumentation limits for this years competition here.

January 18th, 2020 - 3:00 pm
Registration to the "Future Symphony" competition starts in February

We are delighted to announce the registration to the 2nd international music composition competition for symphony orchestra "Future Symphony". Applications are welcome from February 5th until June 5th 2020. Composers from all around the world at the age of 18-35 can apply to the competition.

October 8th, 2018 - 8:00 pm
Results of the 1st competition final round

We are excited to announce the winners of the 1st international music composition competition "Future Symphony"!
1st place: 🇨🇳️ Xiaoran Jiang ("Befall")
2nd place: 🇰🇷️ SiHyun Uhm ("Apex of Longing"), 🇺🇸️ Robert Ge ("Night Run")
3rd place: 🇨🇳️ Pengyi Li ("Polymorphism")
Audience Sympathy prize: 🇱🇹️ Matas Drukteinis ("Late Night at the City")
Biggest congratulations to the composers!

Compositions were evaluated by the jury:
Marius Baranauskas (chairman)
Gediminas Gelgotas
Ayal Adler
Rasa Murauskaitė
Modestas Barkauskas

The competition featured composers from Lithuania, Estonia, Georgia, France, USA, Canada, China, Taiwan, Australia and South Korea.