International Composers Competition for Young Composers

Result of the 31st IRINO PRIZE for Chamber-ORCHESTRAL COMPOSITION, 2010

Irino Prize Winner
composer Yair Klartag
(September 7th,1985. born in Israel)
title of work “Bipolar Disorder”
duration 13’30”
Born in 1985 in Israel.
Began studying Piano at the age of 13 and composition at the age of 15 with the Israeli composer Michael Shenhav.
He has graduated his Composition studies with Ruben Seroussi from the Buchmann-Mehta School of Music at the Tel-Aviv University in 2010.
He is starting soon his advanced composition studies at Basel
Musikhochschule with Georg Friedrich Haas. Attended Masterclasses with Chaya Czernowin, Steven Takasugi and Fabien Panisello.His compositions have been performed by “Escolania de Montserrat” (Spain), Francois Deppe and Michael Schmid (Ictus Ensemble, Belgium), “Meitar” ensemble, “PercaDu”, “Shahar” choir and “Ha’Efroni” choir.He won several awards and scholarships: 1st place at the “I International Composition Competition Ireneu Segarra” (Spain), 2nd place at “SCCM international composition competition” (China), “Klon” scholarship from Israel Compoers’ League, 1st place in a competition organized by Efroni choir and PercaDu.
-The Result of the 31st IRINO PRIZE for Chamber-ORCHESTRAL COMPOSITION, 2010-
We would like to inform you the result of the 31st Irino Prize ,2010.
The Selection Committee has been held on July 25, 2010 at the JML Seminar Yoshiro Irino Institute of Music Tokyo.

Jury of this year:
Satoshi TANAKA (Chairman), Takayuki RAI , Mari TAKANO,
Masahiro MIWA and Haruyuki SUZUKI

Guest jury: Yasuaki ITAKURA (Music Director & Conductor of Tokyo Sinfonietta)

Total of Entries42 Compositions, 20 Countries

Award: Total 500,000 Japanese yen

The first world performance by TOKYO SINFONIETTA on the 29th subscription concert on July 1st, 2011
at the Tokyo Bunka-kaikan at 19:00

Yair Klartag
 (September 7th, 1985. born in Israel)

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