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2021

01-05 December

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The next edition of the Prix Annelie de Man, featuring concerts, composers competition, harpsichordists competition and Black Pencil Prize, will take place between 01 and 05 December 2021, Orgelpark Amsterdam. 
The applications to the competitions are now open: 
submit your application by following the links below.

Competition

Composers

Regulations

Application deadline: 01 August 2021

 

​Please understand the Prix receives many applications: send the information about the composition(s) as clearly as possible.

There is no age limit and no application fee. The competition is for composers from all nationalities. In the composition, the duration of which should not exceed 10 minutes the harpsichord should have the principal role.


Setting 

Harpsichord in chamber music settings is the preferred instrumentation, however, solo harpsichord pieces will also be considered. The harpsichord may be combined with other instruments, electronics, video and/or theatrical elements. We encourage the combination of harpsichord with the instruments available at the Orgelpark. If selected, the Annelie de Man Foundation will guarantee a live performance with an ensemble not exceeding 6 musicians (harpsichordist included).

Prizes 

  • 1st prize: EUR. 2.000

  • 2nd prize: EUR. 1.000

Jury
Guus Janssen 
Roderik de Man 

Ere Lievonen

 

The jury will choose the winning work(s) after listening to the live performances during the Prix Annelie de Man, 01-05 December 2021 at Orgelpark Amsterdam. We reserve the right to make necessary planning and programme order during the concerts.

Application
Candidates should supply:
- Most recent biography of max. 200 words (in English)

- A recent photo of the composer in high resolution

- A program note: a description of the composition. If the piece has been performed and/or recorded, include details of when, where and by whom was it performed, and if there’s an existing recording on a CD or digital release.

- If applicable: a brief description of any special features, such as preparation of instruments, electronics, visuals, props, complex staging, etc.
- The score (and parts, if applicable) of the piece, together with the necessary performance instructions in PDF. Please use your real name: a pseudonym is not needed.
- If available, a recording, either:

audio in AIFF, WAV or mp3. Alternatively, a MIDI file (in mp3 format) is also accepted. 

---OR--- 

- link to a public or an unlisted YouTube/Vimeo video of a (live) performance (please don't upload large video files)

Note: a composer is welcome to submit more than one composition.

Black Pencil Prize

Regulations

Application deadline: 01 August 2021

​Please understand the Prix receives many applications: send the information about the composition(s) as clearly as possible.

 There is no age limit and no application fee. The competition is open to composers of all nationalities. The duration of the composition should not exceed 10 minutes.

The Black Pencil Prize will be awarded to a new composition written for the instrumentation of the Black Pencil ensemble: recorder, panflute, viola, accordion, percussion. The use of amplification, (live) electronics, video and/or theatrical elements is allowed.

Black Pencil will be ensemble in residence in the 2021 edition of the Prix Annelie de Man, 01-05 December 2021 at the Orgelpark Amsterdam. It means that you can count on the expertise of the virtuoso members of Black Pencil for writing new compositions, making use of the instrumentation of the ensemble.

Jorge Isaac – Recorder (blockflute), Artistic Director

Matthijs Koene – Panflute

Esra Pehlivanli – Viola

Marko Kassl – Accordion

Enric Monfort – Percussion

 

For detailed information about each one of the instruments and how to write for Black Pencil, please visit Instrumental Ways.


Prizes 

  • EUR. 1.500

  • A professional studio recording of the winning composition

  • Performance of the piece during a selection of concerts of Black Pencil

  • Additional prizes will be considered

Jury
ALL members of Ensemble Black Pencil

Roderik de Man 

The jury will choose 3 to 5 works to be performed during the festival Prix Annelie de Man, 01-05 December 2021 at Orgelpark Amsterdam, from which the winning composition will be selected. We reserve the right to make necessary planning and programme order during the concert.

Application
Candidates should supply:
- Most recent biography of max. 200 words (in English)

- A recent photo of the composer in high resolution

- A program note: a description of the composition.

- If applicable: a brief description of any special features, such as preparation of instruments, electronics, visuals, props, complex staging, etc.
- The score and parts of the piece, together with the necessary performance instructions in PDF. Please use your real name: a pseudonym is not needed.
- A MIDI audio file (in mp3 format) for reference

Note: a composer is welcome to submit more than one composition.

Harpsichordists

Regulations

Application deadline: 01 August 2021

 

The harpsichordists competition is open to players born on or after 01 April 1985. There are no application fees and no nationality restrictions.

Prizes

  • 1st prize: EUR. 2.000

  • 2nd prize: EUR. 1.000

Jury

Jane Chapman

Silvia Márquez Chullila 

Kristian Nyquist

The competition for harpsichordists has three rounds.

PRELIMINARY ROUND

A representative video recording of your preliminary round program is preferred. However, an audio recording is also accepted. The deadline to submit the recording is the same as the application deadline (01 August 2021). The jury will select the candidates for the second and final rounds.

Repertoire preliminary round
- Three (3) solo works chosen by the candidate, composed after 1960.
 

SECOND AND FINAL ROUNDS

- The second and final rounds will take place during the Prix Annelie de Man at the Orgelpark in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 01-05 December 2021.

- The candidates are requested to compile a programme with a minimum duration of 30 minutes to a maximum of 40 minutes. The jury will choose 15 to 20 minutes of music from his/her programme to be performed in the second round. 

- The winner will be announced in the final concert on 05 December 2021 and they will perform at least one of the compositions of his/her programme during the same concert.

- All programmes should be sent no later than 01 October 2021

- All second and final round finalists will receive a free festival pass for all activities during the Prix and are expected to attend all masterclasses and workshops of the Prix.

Repertoire second and final rounds

- all works should be composed after 1960

- at least one composition written in or after 2005

- at least one composition by a Dutch composer

There is a compulsory composition, Exigeant (2019) by 

Hawar Tawfiq. The length of this composition (6 min) should be included in the total length of the programme.

Exigeant is published by Deuss Music. However, for the participants of the harpsichord competition purchasing the score will not be required, but the Prix Annelie de Man will provide the candidates with the score upon acceptance on to the second round.

Watch the video Hawar Tawfiq about Exigeant on YouTube.

The works played in the preliminary rounds can be presented again in the second or final round. The use of electronic/theatrical elements is allowed. Please note that you are responsible for providing all the technical information and files (audio, video, patches, etc) for the realisation of your performance no later than 01 October 2021. The winner is obliged to perform one or more works of his/her programme at the final concert of the Prix Annelie de Man on 05 December 2021.

Application

Candidates should supply:

- A copy of a valid passport/ID in JPEG or PDF

- Most recent biography of max. 200 words (in English)

- A recent photo of the performer in high resolution

Program for the preliminary round, consisting of three (3) solo works composed after 1960. Mention clearly: composer name, composition title, year of composition, instrumentation, exact length.
- A recording of your preliminary round program, either:

- video (preferred): link to an unlisted YouTube/Vimeo video (please don't upload large video files)
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- audio in AIFF, WAV or mp3 

Questions?

Should you have any questions regarding the competition/application, please email:

Team

Prix Annelie de Man 2021

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Jorge Isaac

Artistic Director

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Jasper Berben

Production

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Caecilia van Stigt

Fundraiser

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Roderik de Man

Artistic Director

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Francesca Clements

Production

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Juho Myllylä

Social Media & PR

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Previous editions of Prix Annelie de Man

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