Dears all,

Thank you for the high number of applicants.

Number of applicants: 124

Number of jurors: 5

Due to the top level of the composers applied to the "Golden Lake" International Composition Prize, we have decided to give two more special prizes; the YOUNGEST COMPOSER and the BEST VISUAL SCORE.

They consist in two parts: first, an online advertising (scores will be published in some composition websites), second in a promotion of the scores in classrooms of some Italian Conservatories.

Jury: Alessandro Maria Benenti, Maddalena Massafra, Pablo Bermudez, Fabrizio Musa, Sarah Park

Grand Prize: Xiao Li (China)

Recording Prize:
Filippo Lepre (Italy)
Miroslav Chernousov (Russian Federation)
Brian Field (USA)

Miguel Lopez Leon (Spain)

Daniel Espen (Italy)


Youngest Composer:

Zhao Yiru (China, 16 years old)

Best Visual Score:

Wen Ziyang (China)

Artistic Director and General Manager: Alessandro Maria Benenti

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