Composition Competition

In summer 2020, while the global Covid-19 pandemic was in full swing, we launched an innovative Composition Competition. Not content to simply sit in lockdown turning our brains to mush with the next Netflix boxed set, we challenged composers to write short pieces for baroque violin & harpsichord.

1 Jul 2020

COMPETITION LAUNCH

No fee, no age limit and open to all nationalities, we threw out the rule book and gave composers just 2 months to compose their new piece in any style they pleased.

1 Sep 2020

SUBMISSION PERIOD CLOSES

From Peru to Thailand, Israel to Canada, USA to Sweden, Mexico to Austria (and many others along the way), over 30 new pieces were brought to life by composers from 14 countries around the world.

1 Oct 2020

WINNERS ANNOUNCED

Baroque violin legend Simon Standage and harpsichordist Steven Devine join the judging panel to pick 3 winning compositions.
Watch this space for the announcement!

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