IRINO PRIZE

International Composers Competition for Young Composers

10月 25th, 2019

Announcement

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The result of the 40th IRINO PRIZE
for Chamber Music, 2019

We would like to announce the result of the 40th Irino Prize in 2019. The Selection Committee has been held on September 25, 2019 at the NPO JML Yoshiro Irino Music Institute, Tokyo.


Two Prize Winners

Narrow numerous(20 min)
Composer : Jesse Broekman
(1985, born in The Netherlands)

“Und” (10 min)
Composer : Utku Asuroglu
(1986, born in Turkey)


Profile of Jesse Broekman

Jesse BroekmanBetween 2005 and 2013, he studied philosophy at the University of Amsterdam, composition & music technology at the Utrecht School of Arts with Barbara Woof and jomit Tamminga, and composition at the Musikhochschule Stuttgart with Marco Stroppa.   He worked with a.o. Ensemble Proton, Staatsorchester Humburg. Asasello Stringquartet, Ensemble Nikel, Ensemble Oerknal, Erik Bosgraaf, Blindman Ensemble, the Insomnio Ensemble, Gamelan Ensemble Gending, Ensemble Garage, EMP NYC, Trio Onyx, Auditivvokal Dresden and the IEM in Graz. He received a commission for a new ensemble piece for the Talents Biennale Köln 2012 from the city of Cologne, and his works were performed at the Gaudeamus Muziekweek, Festival Wien Modern, Ton Bruynel Festival Utrecht, Festival Acht Bruecken and the international Ferienkurse für Neue Musik Darrnstadt. He has realized music theater, opera and dance pieces at the Staatsorper Hanmburg, Staatstheater Mainz and Staattheater Oldenburg.

Profile of Utku Asuroglu

Utku AsurogluBegan his musical studies in the Mimar Sinan fine Arts University(MSFAU) State Conservatory and holds degrees from the Rotterdam Conservatory, Kunstuniversitat Graz( graduated highest distinction) and studied at the Hochschule für Musik Freiburg . His primary teachers include Clemens Gadenstatter, Gérard Pesson, and Fridrich Haas. He is studying with Brian Ferneyhough and Jonathan Berger as a doctoral student at Stanford University. His works have been performed by many organizations: Darmstȁdter Ferienkurse, Donaueschinger Musiktage Next Generation, Gaudeamus Muziekweek,Mnifeste IRCUM, ISCM World Music Days, International Tongyeong Music Festival, Essen European Capital Culture etc. He got many awards: Composition of Austrian Federal Ministry 2016, the Musikförerungspreis der Stadt Graz 2014, laureate of the International Gaudeamus Prize 2015, the Goethe Award 2016, the Goethe Institute’s 2016 Asian Showcase in South Korea.

Total of Entries: 35 compositions from 16  countries
Jury of this year: Yoriaki MATSUDAIRA, Satoshi TANAKA, Takayuki RAI , Mari TAKANO, Masahiro MIWA, Haruyuki  SUZUKI (Chairperson), and Rica NARIMOTO
Award: 200,000 Japanese yen, shared between two winners


12月 26th, 2018

News

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The regulation of the Irino Prize is slightly changed from 2020 competition.

The instrumentation of Irino Prize for Chamber Orchestral work is changed to between 9 and 17 instruments, and its Prize is changed to 300,000 Japanese yen.

The Irino Prize for Chamber Music will be held every year from 2020 as well as one in 2019.

For details, please check each detail page.


10月 26th, 2018

About IRINO PRIZE:

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The IRINO PRIZE was founded in 1980 in honor of the late Yoshiro Irino, one of the most respected Japanese composers of his generation. The prize is administrated by The IRINO Prize Foundation which was established after his death, on June 23, 1980, by Mrs. Reiko Takahashi IRINO with the collaboration of renowned composers late Maki ISHII, Joji YUASA and Yori- Aki MATSUDAIRA.

The IRINO PRIZE is awarded to young composers who explore new directions and demonstrate innovative creativity. The IRINO PRIZE consists of two categories; one for Chamber-Orchestral work (between 9 and 17 instruments) held in even years and the other for Chamber Music held (with or without electro-acoustic component, not more than eight players) every year. Please see below for further details.

IRINO PRIZE Award
300,000 JPY for Chamber-Orchestral work. (changed)
200,000 JPY for Chamber music work.

Permanent Juries: 
Joji YUASA (honorary), Yori-Aki MATSUDAIRA, Satoshi TANAKA, Takayuki RAI, Mari TAKANO, Masahiro MIWA, Haruyuki SUZUKI, Rica NARIMOTO

Coming Competition: 
The 41st IRINO PRIZE for Chamber Orchestral Work, 2020

The 42nd IRINO PRIZE for Chamber Music, 2020

Chairperson: Satoshi TANAKA
Deadline: June 232020 (Postmarked)
Details and Application Form:
The 41st Irino Prize for Chamber Orchestral Work, 2020 (deadline: June, 2020)
The 42nd Irino Prize for Chamber Music, 2020 (deadline: June, 2020) 

Note:
The regulation of the Irino Prize is slightly changed from 2020 competition.
The instrumentation of Irino Prize for Chamber Orchestral work is changed to between 9 and 17 instruments, and its Prize is changed to 300,000 Japanese yen.
The Irino Prize for Chamber Music will be held every year from 2020 as well as one in 2019.
For details, please check each detail page.

Organiser and Contact (send all materials to):
THE IRINO PRIZE FOUNDATION (Mrs. Reiko Takahashi IRINO, President)
c/o NPO JML Yoshiro Irino Music Institute
5-22-2 Matsubara, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo, 156-0043 Japan
Tel: +81-3-3323-0646
Fax: +81-3-3325-5468
E-mail: Contact Form
URL: http://www.irinoprize.jp


Concert: The 46nd Tokyo Sinfonietta Regular Concert
Conductor/Art Director: Yasuaki Itakura
Date/Time: December, 2019
Venue: Tokyo Bunka Kaikan (Small Hall), Ueno, Tokyo
http://www.t-bunka.jp/en/index.html

The 39th Irino Prize winner, Marisol Jiménez’s work will be premiered in Japan. The Irino Prize and the winner will be introduced prior to the concert.