Katy Wright

Deputy Editor, Classical Music

BCMG launches call for scores

9:17, 28th February 2018

Birmingham Contemporary Music Group has launched a composition competition to celebrate the bicentenary of the birth of Karl Marx.

Composers are invited to submit scores that reflect on Marx’s findings, and ‘overriding concerns for the advancement of society that continue to influence social, political and artistic thought today’.

Prizes total over €18,000, and the winning works in three categories – ensemble, duo, and sound art/radiophonic – will performed by Birmingham Contemporary Music Group in Marx’s birthplace, Trier, and in Birmingham in September 2018.

The competition is being organised in conjunction with the Verein zur Förderung des Jubiläumsprogrammes des Karl Marx Jahres in Trier.

The closing date for score submissions is 9am on 29 June 2018. www.bcmg.org.uk/wilde-lieder

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