From 4th to 6th of October 2019 The Jury of the Kazimierz Serocki 16th International Composers’ Competition 2019 took place in Radziejowice Palace near Warsaw.
144 (one hundred forty-four) scores were sent to the Competition from all over the world.
The Jury: Fredrik Österling (Sweden), Paul Patterson (United Kingdom) and Dariusz Przybylski (Poland) decided to give the following prizes:
The FIRST Prize (13.000PLN) went to JINSEOK CHOI (SOUTH KOREA) – “Pathos”.
The SECOND Prize (8.000PLN) went to ADAM VILAGI (FINLAND) – “Directions”.
The THIRD Prize (4.000PLN) went to HUGH COLLINS RICE (UNITED KINGDOM) – “Canto Celato”.
Honorary Mentions: Youngwoo Yoo (SOUTH KOREA), Minzuo Lu (CHINA), Zhaoyu Zhang (CHINA)
The prizes were funded by The Ministry of Culture and National Heritage, The Authors’ Society ZAiKS , The Witold Lutosławski Society and Association for Polish Music Artists – SPAM.
PWM Edition’s Special Prize for the Youngest Winner – a set of Polish contemporary music scores – was awarded to JINSEOK CHOI.
The CONCERT OF THE WINNERS co-organised with the Polish Radio Channel 2 will take place on the 30th of November 2019 in Lutoslawski Polish Radio Concert Hall in Warsaw. The Concert will be recorded and broadcast on the Polish Radio Channel 2 and then offered to be broadcasted on the European Radio Union.
Honorary Patron: Ministry of Culture and National Heritage
Honorary Patron: Polish Composers’ Society
Media Patron: Polish Music Information Center.
Patron: Association for Polish Music Artists