Jury selects 3 winners from choral compositions submitted from all over Europe / Two special mentions also awarded
On April 16th 2012 the Jury of the European Award for Choral Composers selected the winning compositions of the European Award for Choral Composers 2012 of the European Choral Association – Europa Cantat. 38 compositions from 11 countries were submitted to the competition. Three compositions by Pierre Chépélov (FR), Levente Gyöngyösi (HU) and Maarten Van Ingelgem (BE) were chosen as winners. Two further compositions by Pärt Uusberg (EE) and Uršula Jašovec (SI) received a special mention. You will find further information and details on the winning scores and the composers in the official Press Release >>in English. in >> French and in >> German.
Details on the winning compositions of the European Award for Choral Composers 2012 (excerpts from scores, recordings, contact to composers, dates of performances) >> here
The next European Award for Choral Composers of the European Choral Association - Europa Cantat will be held in 2014, with winning compositions performed at the festival EUROPA CANTAT XIX in Pécs, Hungary. The rules and conditions will be similar to those of 2012 (see here.)
You will find the historical overview on the "Golden Tuning Fork" awarded by the Arbeitsgemeinschaft Europäischer Chorverbände - AGEC until 2010 >> here