KINGSTON UNIVERSITY, LONDON
8 - 10 MARCH 2010
CALL FOR COMPOSITIONS
Coombehurst Studio, Kingston University London, 8-10 March 2010
Concert: Jerwood Hall, LSO St Luke’s, Old Street, London
12 March 2010, 7.30 p.m. Broadcast by BBC Radio 3
Part of Total Immersion: Wolfgang Rihm with the BBC Symphony Orchestra’s celebration of the music of Wolfgang Rihm www.bbc.co.uk/symphonyorchestra for details of all events
Deadline for submissions
1 December 2009
Composers of any age and of any nationality are invited to submit works for workshop rehearsal with the Arditti Quartet at Kingston University London on 8-10 March 2010. The workshops are designed for postgraduate students, postdoctoral composers and composers at the beginning of their professional careers. Wolfgang Rihm, Professor of Composition at the Staatliche Hochschule für Musik in Karlsruhe, will guide the workshop sessions.
Some of the selected works will be performed in a public concert at the Jerwood Hall, LSO St Luke’s on Friday 12 March 2010 at 7.30 pm, together with quartets by Wolfgang Rihm as part of Total Immersion: Wolfgang Rihm, the BBC Symphony
Orchestra’s celebration of the music of Wolfgang Rihm. The concert will be recorded for future broadcast by BBC Radio 3 on the Hear and Now programme.
Works must be written for string quartet (with or without electronics) and be of 8 to 12 minutes duration. The selection committee will include Prof. Wolfgang Rihm, members of the Arditti String Quartet, Paul Archbold (Kingston University) and Andrew Kurowski (Editor, New and Specialist Music - BBC Radio 3).
Please submit a bound copy of the work and a curriculum vitae to:
Dr Paul Archbold, Department of Music, Coombehurst House,
Kingston University London, Kingston Hill, Kingston upon Thames,
Surrey, KT2 7LB, UK
If the work requires electronics, please give a detailed description of the requirements, and send any required computer patches. The deadline for submissions is 1 December 2009. We regret that submitted scores cannot be returned.