Technique should create itself from spirit not from mechanics.

Franz Liszt to Lina Raman

16th “Pablo Sorozabal” International String Quartet Composition Competition

The competition is open to composers of any nationality or origin born after 1st January 1985.

Works must be original and written for a string quartet.

The deadline for entering scores expires on 30th August 2021.

There is a single prize of 3,000€ net plus diploma.

The winning score will be premiered by Quartteto Maurice in the contemporary music series at the 81st Donostia-San Sebastián Musical Fortnight and subsequently included in the 13th “Musikagileak” Contemporary Music Circuit.

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