International competitions of symphonic bands in Ostrava take place in biennial intervals and they have a long tradition and reach a high artistic level. They contribute to enrichment of symphonic bands repertoire, encourage their effort to increase the dramaturgical and interpretive level and become an asset leading to development of international cooperation in the sphere of symphonic bands.
There will be a lot of other activities before and during the international competition such as concerts in Ostrava town parts, exhibition and servicing of musical instruments, radio and television broadcasting etc.
* The competition is accessible to symphonic bands (harmonies) with minimal number of 45 musicians to maximal number of 85 musicians. * The competition performance of each orchestra will last 25 minutes of actual time. This limit means the orchestra’s duty to perform competitive obligatory composition appointed to their class. * The competition will be judged by a five-member international professional jury.
Competition calendar: Mandatory deadline for applications is extended until: November 31th, 2012 Sending of competition rules, agreements and obligatory compositions: December 31st, 2012
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