International Composers Competition for Young Composers

Result of the 41st IRINO PRIZE for Chamber-Orchestral work, 2020

Irino Prize Winners  

Composer Marco Longo
(1979 b. in Italy)
Title of work “LIGHT-LAPSE II”
(for fl, ob, cl, basson, hr, tr, 2-vl, vla, vc, pf and perc.)
Duration 14’00”
Marco Longo is an Italian pianist and composer. He studied composition at Conservatory of Trento and Accademia Nazionale di S.Cecilia in Rome. He followed composition courses at Accademia Chigiana in Siena, Fondazione Romanini in Brescia and Accademia Filarmonica in Bologna, took part in several seminars and master class by A.Solbiati, S.Gervasoni and N.Vassena, and was admitted at the Schloss Solitude Summer Academy by  C.Czernowin, S.Takasugi and A.Wolman in Stuttgart. His works have been performed in a number of festivals in Europe, USA and China, such as ISCM World New Music Days (Beijing), Nuova Consonanza (Roma) and Mise-en Festival (New York). And, he won many prizes and honorary mentions, for example, at National Prize of Arts “Premio Bucchi” (Roma), Jeunesse Musical Competition (Bucarest), Sun River Prize (China) and “L.Nono” (Torino). His music has been broadcasted by Rai RadioTre and Radio Classica.He is a co-founder and pianist of Moto Contrario, a musical ensemble and collective of composers and performers based in Trento.
-The result of the 41st IRINO PRIZE for Chamber Orchestral work, 2020-
We would like to inform you the result of the 41st Irino Prize, 2020.
The Selection Committee has been held on 21 November , 2020 at the NPO JML Yoshiro Irino Music Institute Tokyo.
Total of Entries:12 compositions, 7 countries
Award: 300,000 Japanese yen
Jury of this year: Satoshi TANAKA(Chair), Takayuki RAI, Mari TAKANO, Masahiro MIWA, Haruyuki SUZUKI, Rica NARIMOTO(absent), and Yasuaki ITAKURA(Special Jury)

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