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WMD 2020 Selection

ENG| The jury appointed to select works to be proposed, from the ISCM Romanian Section, to World Music Days, New Zealand, 2020, has chosen, from 12 candidates, the following 6 works, listed in the order of the number of point received:

RO| Comisia desemnată să selecționeze lucrările pentru a fi trimise, din partea SNR-SIMC, la ISCM World Music Days 2020, Noua Zeelandă, a ales următoarele 6 lucrări (enumerate în ordinea punctajului) din 12 lucrări depuse:

  1. Dan Dediu – LEVANTE – category 10: Orchestra (or 9: Youth Orchestra)
  2. Sebastian Androne – IBOKU – category 2a: solo violin
  3. Adrian Borza – Here and Now: GOTHAM – category 12a: electroacoustic work
  4. Constantin Basica – FLASHBACKS – category 13: Composer-Performer
  5. Gabriel Mălăncioiu – ROARING SILENCE – category 5: piano trio
  6. Alexandru Ștefan Murariu – ESPACES I – category 6a: string quartet

Juriul / Jury: Diana Rotaru (President), Irinel Anghel (Member), Calin Ioachimescu, Mihaela Vosganian, Doina Rotaru (members of the Instrumental and Symphonic Committee of the Union of Composers / membri ai Comisiei Instrumentale si Simfonice a UCMR)

CALL FOR SCORES – ISCM 2020

Compozitori!

SNR-SIMC și ARFA vă invită să participati la World Music Days 2020 ce va avea loc în Noua Zeelandă. Categoriile și condițiile de înscriere le găsiți AICI

Data limită de înscriere este 15 iulie 2019 pe adresa ucmr.office@gmail.com (cu mențiunea CALL ISCM în subiectul mesajului). Vă rugăm ca în cerere să specificați categoria la care doriți să participați.  Lucrările vor fi selecționate de un juriu desemnat de conducerea UCMR. 

Composers!

ISCM Romanian Section and ARFA invite you to participate at World Music Days 2020 that will take place in New Zeeland. The categories and application conditions can be found HERE.

The deadline for applications is July 15th 2019 at ucmr.office@gmail.com (mentioning CALL ISCM in the subject of the message). Please specify the category you wish to apply for. The works will be selected by a jury named by the Union of Composers.

Meridian 2022 – ATLAS | Sounds to go (ISCM 100 project)

MERIDIAN International Music Festival – 17th edition – ATLAS

November 6-13, Romania

Sound maps, imaginary and real routes, a vending machine with travel souvenirs, concerts, conferences, an online audio-visual installation, a reality show with a lecture-lecture, electronic music, a 3D animated film with music from 13 countries, improvisation on a bicycle, a concert-lecture and a guide with sound luggage, multimedia events, postcards with imaginary music and a parking lot in the heart of jazz – these are the events prepared for the 17th edition of the MERIDIAN International Festival, one of the most important new music festivals in the country, which will take place from 6 to 13 November 2022 under the theme “ATLAS”, in Bucharest, Cluj-Napoca, Timișoara, Craiova, Constanța, Ploiești, Pitești and Iași.

For 2022, the year in which the International Society for Contemporary Music (ISCM) celebrates its centenary, MERIDIAN proposes the theme “ATLAS”, oriented around the concept of JOURNEY – either through different parts of the globe or through different aesthetic trends and tendencies.

The festival includes a special event dedicated to the ISCM Centenary, “Sounds to Go (Around the World)” – a 3D animated film with electronic music selected from 13 national sections of ISCM, created by visual artist Alexandru Claudiu Maxim and curated by composer and performative artist Irinel Anghel (ISCM Romania ExCom). The film will premiere in Bucharest, in the opening day of MERIDIAN-ATLAS (November 6, The Opera and Multimedia Studio of UNMB, 8 p.m.), being subsequently screened in Iasi (November 8, UNAGE Studio Hall, 5 p.m.) and in Cluj-Napoca (November 10, the ANMGD Studio, 7 p.m.).

The selected works for “Sounds to Go (Around the World)” are:

ISCM Romania | Irinel Anghel “Entering the Metaverse on High Heels. In search of Marilyn Monroe”, world premiere

ISCM Austria | Alisa Kobzar “rechtschreibung”

ISCM Faroe Islands | Lasse Jæger “Killin’ Kind”

ISCM Serbia | Svetlana Maraš – “Two kinetic studies: Kinetic study no.1”

ISCM Beijing | QI Mengjie (Maggie) “The Road to Krakow”

ISCM Switzerland | Sachie Kobayashi “Jeux.1.11 – Les cieux roulent des yeux”

ISCM USA | Eric Moe “leave but don’t leave me”

ISCM Vlaanderen | Valery Vermeulen “Mikromedas”

ISCM Taiwan | Fang-Wei Luo “Sound of Desolation”

ISCM Holland – Nieuw Geneco | Danny de Graan “Geometric Vibrations”

ISCM Croatia | Ivana Kiš “Galijot”

ISCM Latvia | Linda Leimane “Cadavre Exquis III”

ISCM Sweden| Paulina Sundin “Med lekande kval”, Patric Simmerud “The Scream and Beyond”

Among the guests of the “ATLAS” edition, we find leading names of the international contemporary music scene, such as the wind quintet V COLORIS (Denmark), BLACK PAGE ORCHESTRA (Austria), the ensemble PROFIL (Romania), the piano and electronics duo “contemporary piano currents” – Junko Yamamoto and Oliver Sascha Frick (Germany), flutists Ion Bogdan Ștefănescu (Romania) and Alessandra Rombolà (Italy/Norway), contemporary music and dance group INTER-ART, Duo ASPERA – accordion and piano (Italy), ensemble ATEM, ensemble AD HOC, percussion ensemble GAME, duo Stefan Doniga (piano) and Diana Jipa (violin), Trio LARSON, Trio MOZAIC (Romania), Trio PYTHIA with a concert for piano six hands (Greece), ensemble COULEURS, ensemble devotioModerna, ensemble ARCHAEUS, ensemble ARS SUBTILIOR, mezzo-soprano Claudia Codreanu and pianist Diana Dembinski-Vodă, pianists Adriana Toacsen and Andreea Bratu, Constantin Basica (electronics, bicycle), Olga Berar (violin), percussionist Irina Rădulescu, composer and performer Cătălin Crețu, organist Dan Racoveanu, and the trio of improvisers Andrei Petrache (piano, SFX), Mihai Balabaș (violin, SFX) and Sorin Romanescu (guitar, SFX) – Romania.

In addition to chamber/electronic/multimedia concerts, “ATLAS” will include:

– The audio-video installation “Music of the Hours”, featuring music by the late iconic Romanian composer Octavian Nemescu, a 12-hour journey-ascension from midnight to midnight, broadcast online on the festival’s YouTube channel at the opening of ATLAS (November 6, 00:00).

– Musicological conferences in Bucharest and online paying homage to leading Romanian and international composers by Valentina Sandu-Dediu, Olguța Lupu, Bianca Țiplea-Temeș, Petruța Măniuț, Octavia Dinulescu, Matthias Kranebitter, Oliver Sascha Frick.

– An interactive art installation, ART MACHINE, in the space of the National University of Music in Bucharest, organized in partnership with the group Pastila Roz

– A journey-concert through various spaces of the NUMB, imagined and coordinated by composer and performer Irinel Anghel, that will lead the audience through 5 musical stops for 2 hours, including a fortress, a mountain top, a train station, an island, a volcano, a sound market, a fortune-teller in imaginary music postcards and many more surprises with the aid of 5 musicians and 10 performers (November 12, 5 p.m.).

The MERIDIAN Festival has been organized annually since 2005 by UCMR – Union of Composers and Musicologists of Romania through the Romanian National Section of ISCM.

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Cultural project funded by the Ministry of Culture and the Romanian Cultural Institute.

Partners: National University of Music in Bucharest, Goethe-Institut Bucharest, Art&Co Association, Sound Borders Association, Art Music Denmark, Artivistas, Ministry of Culture in Greece, ARFA, CCRMA (Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics – USA), National Academy of Music “Gheorghe Dima” in Cluj-Napoca, The “Ion Vidu” Art High School in Timișoara, the “Oltenia” Philharmonic in Craiova, the Pitești Philharmonic, the “Paul Constantinescu” Philharmonic in Ploiești, the “George Enescu” National University of Art in Iași, the “Jean Constantin” Multifunctional Educational Centre for Youth in Constanța and the “Teodor T. Burada” in Constanta, Pastila Roz, Norsk jazzforum, Music Norway.

Media partners: Radio România Muzical, Radio România Cultural, CIMRO, BookHub.ro, Zile și Nopți, Actualitatea Muzicală

[RO] COMUNICAT: Festivalul internațional de muzică nouă MERIDIAN 2022: „ATLAS”

Hărți sonore, trasee imaginare dar şi reale, un automat cu suveniruri de călătorie, concerte, conferințe, instalație audio-vizuală online, reality show cu lectură-ruletă, muzică electronică, un film de animație 3D cu muzică din 13 țări, improvizație pe bicicletă, concert-ocol şi o călăuză cu bagaj sonor, evenimente multimedia, cărți poştale cu muzică imaginară şi o parcare în miez de jazz – iată evenimentele pregătite de cea de-a XVII-a ediție a Festivalului Internațional MERIDIAN, unul din cele mai importante festivaluri de muzică nouă din țară care se va desfăşura între 6 şi 13 noiembrie 2022 sub tema „ATLAS”, la Bucureşti, Cluj-Napoca, Timişoara, Craiova, Constanța, Ploieşti, Piteşti şi Iaşi.

Pentru 2022, an în care Societatea Internațională pentru Muzică Contemporană (ISCM) aniversează un centenar de existență, MERIDIAN propune tema „ATLAS”, orientată în jurul conceptului de CĂLĂTORIE – fie prin diverse părți ale globului, fie prin diverse curente şi tendințe estetice.

Printre invitații ediției „ATLAS” întâlnim nume de marcă ale scenei internaționale de muzică contemporană, precum cvintetul de suflători V COLORIS (Danemarca), BLACK PAGE ORCHESTRA (Austria), ansamblul PROFIL, duo-ul de pian şi electronics „contemporary piano currents” – Junko Yamamoto şi Oliver Sascha Frick (Germania), flautiştii Ion Bogdan Ștefănescu şi Alessandra Rombolà (Italia/Norvegia), grupul de muzică şi dans contemporan INTER-ART, Duo ASPERA – acordeon şi pian (Italia), ansamblul ATEM, ansamblul AD HOC, ansamblul de percuție GAME, duo-ul Ștefan Doniga (pian) şi Diana Jipa (vioară), Trio LARSON, Trio MOZAIC, Trio PYTHIA cu un concert pentru pian la şase mâini (Grecia), ansamblul COULEURS, ansamblul devotioModerna, ansamblul ARCHAEUS, ansamblul ARS SUBTILIOR, mezzosoprana Claudia Codreanu şi pianista Diana Dembinski-Vodă, pianistele Adriana Toacsen şi Andreea Bratu, duo-ul Constantin Basica (electronics, bicicletă) și Olga Berar (vioară), percuționista Irina Rădulescu, compozitorul şi performerul Cătălin Crețu, organistul Dan Racoveanu, precum şi trio-ul de improvizatori Andrei Petrache (pian), Mihai Balabaş (vioară, electronics) şi Sorin Romanescu (chitară, electronics).

În afară de concerte camerale/electronice/multimedia şi conferințe muzicologice, „ATLAS” va include:

– Instalația audio-video „Muzica Orelor”, cuprinzând muzici ale regretatului compozitor-iconic Octavian Nemescu, o călătorie-ascensiune de 12 ore de la miezul nopții spre miezul zilei, difuzată online pe canalul de YouTube al festivalului, în deschiderea ediției ATLAS.

– „Sounds to Go (Around the World)” – un film de animație 3D cu muzici electronice selecționate de la 13 secțiuni naționale ale SIMC / ISCM, realizat de artistul vizual Alexandru Claudiu Maxim

– Conferințe muzicologice la Bucureşti şi online omagiind compozitori români şi internaționali de marcă, susținute de Valentina Sandu-Dediu, Olguța Lupu, Bianca Țiplea-Temeş, Petruța Măniuț, Octavia Dinulescu, Matthias Kranebitter, Oliver Sascha Frick.

– O instalație artistică interactivă, ART MACHINE, în spațiul Universității Naționale de Muzică din Bucureşti, organizată în parteneriat cu grupul Pastila Roz.

Festivalul MERIDIAN este organizat anual din 2005 de către UCMR – Uniunea Compozitorilor şi Muzicologilor din România prin Secțiunea Națională Română a ISCM (International Society for Contemporary Music) – snr-simc.org.

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Proiect cultural finanțat de Ministerul Culturii şi Institutul Cultural Român.

Parteneri: Universitatea Națională de Muzică din Bucureşti, Goethe-Institut Bucureşti, Asociația Art&Co, Asociația Sound Borders, Art Music Denmark, Artivistas, Ministerul Culturii în Grecia, ARFA, CCRMA (Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics – SUA), Academia Națională de Muzică “Gheorghe Dima” din Cluj-Napoca, Liceul de Artă “Ion Vidu” din Timişoara, Filarmonica “Oltenia” din Craiova, Filarmonica Piteşti, Filarmonica “Paul Constantinescu” din Ploieşti, Universitatea Națională de Artă “George Enescu” din Iaşi, Centrul Multifuncțional Educativ pentru Tineret “Jean Constantin” din Constanța şi Centrul Cultural Județean Constanța “Teodor T. Burada” din Constanța.

Parteneri media: Radio România Muzical, Radio România Cultural, CIMRO, BookHub.ro, Zile şi Nopți, Actualitatea Muzicală

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Echipa de organizare a festivalului:

Diana Rotaru (director artistic), Irinel Anghel (consultant artistic), Gabriel Mălăncioiu, Alexandru Ștefan Murariu, Constantin Basica (membri ai comitetului executiv SNR-SIMC), Costin Aslam, Silviu Deaconescu

Director executiv: Ana Achim

Director tehnic Bucureşti: Dan Bujor

Grafică: Simona Fitcal

Responsabil financiar: Cristina Stancu

Selected works – SOUNDS TO GO (around the world)

The ISCM Romanian Section is happy to announce the selected works to be included in the SOUNDS TO GO (around the world) audio-video project in November 2022. We have received submissions from 12 Member Sections of the ISCM and the results are as follows:

ISCM Austrian Section | Alisa Kobzar – “rechtschreibung”

ISCM Beijing Section | QI Mengjie (Maggie) – “The Road to Krakow”

ISCM Croatian Section | Ivana Kiš – “Galijot”

ISCM Faroe Islands Section | Lasse Jæger – “Killin’ Kind”

ISCM Flemish Section | Valery Vermeulen – “Mikromedas”

ISCM Latvian Section | Linda Leimane – “Cadavre Exquis III”

ISCM Netherlands Section | Danny de Graan – “Geometric Vibrations”

ISCM Serbian Section | Svetlana Maraš – “Two kinetic studies: Kinetic study no.1”

ISCM Swedish Section | Paulina Sundin – “Med lekande kval”, Patric Simmerud – “The Scream and Beyond”

ISCM Swiss Section | Sachie Kobayashi – “Jeux.1.11 – Les cieux roulent des yeux”

ISCM Taiwan Section | Fang-Wei Luo – “Sound of Desolation”

ISCM USA Section | Eric Moe – “leave but don’t leave me”

The jury was comprised of composers Diana Rotaru (President of the ISCM Romanian Section), Irinel Anghel, Constantin Basica, Gabriel Mălăncioiu, Alexandru Murariu (Executive Committee).

SOUNDS TO GO (around the world) is a project organized by the ISCM Romanian Section in order to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the ISCM | The International Society for Contemporary Music, the biggest network with members from around fifty countries, devoted to the promotion and presentation of the music of our time. The project is also included in the ISCM Collaborative Series.

SOUNDS TO GO (around the world) will be a video creation that will be premiered during the 17th edition of MERIDIAN International Festival – ATLAS (November 6-13, 2022 – Romania). Video artist Alexandru Claudiu Maxim will generate an imaginary map of the world including sonic samples from around the globe. Project curator will be Irinel Anghel.

SOUNDS TO GO (around the world): International call for ISCM Member Sections – postponed deadline July 1st!

UPDATE: The deadline for submissions is postponed for July 1st 2022!

Travel through the world of music and take some sounds to go with you as a souvenir!

SOUNDS TO GO (around the world) is a project organized by the ISCM Romanian Section in order to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the ISCM | The International Society for Contemporary Music, the biggest network with members from around fifty countries, devoted to the promotion and presentation of the music of our time.

SOUNDS TO GO (around the world) will be a video creation that will be premiered during the 17th edition of MERIDIAN International Festival – ATLAS (November 6-13, 2022 – Romania). Video artist Alexandru Claudiu Maxim will generate an imaginary map of the world including sonic samples from all around the globe.

We invite all Member Sections of the ISCM to issue a Call for Electronic Works to their members, and select up to three electronic works for submission to festivalulmeridian@gmail.com no later than 1st June 2022. A maximum of one work will be selected from each Section’s submission. Please note, priority will be given to works no longer than 5 minutes. Please note also, submissions can only be accepted from the ISCM Sections, not from individual composers.

Please do not use transfer links that will automatically expire after a number of days and use instead platforms such as Dropbox, Google Drive or Google Cloud.

Composers from ISCM, we cannot wait to travel through your imagination!

Diana Rotaru – President of ISCM Romanian Section

Irinel Anghel, Alexandru Murariu, Gabriel Mălăncioiu, Constantin Basica – ExCom Members of ISCM Romania

Meridian PLANETARIUM – Audience participation / Participarea publicului

ENG

The following “celestial bodies” from the PLANETARIUM galaxy can be visited by live audiences in Bucharest:

  • PRO-PHILIA – the planet of love for playing (Profil Ensemble, “George Enescu” Hall, NUMB, Sunday 7.11.21, 7 p.m.)
  • CALEA ARHEE – the galaxy of the vital sonic force (Archaeus Ensemble, “George Enescu” Hall, NUMB, Monday 8.11.21, 5 p.m.)
  • INTERSONAR – the swarm of sonic bodies from different spaces (SonoMania Ensemble, Auditorium NUMB, Tuesday 9.11.21, 7 p.m.)
  • LYRICA – the planet of songs (Lied Recital, Andreea Novac – soprano & Lena Conta – piano, Auditorium NUMB, Wednesday 10.11.21, 5 p.m.)
  • METAMORPHIA – the planet of transformations (Piano recital Adriana Toacsen, Auditorium NUMB, Friday 12.11.21, 5 p.m.)
  • EROS KAI THANATOS  – the planet of love and death (Maria Bîldea – harp & Sergiu Năstasă – violin, Auditorium NUMB, Saturday 13.11.21, 5 p.m.)

We are waiting for you at the National University of Music in Bucharest (Str. Știrbei Vodă 33) with a Green Certificate and an apetite for sonic adventures! The halls will be available at only 30%of their capacity, so for the concerts in the Auditorium, please come 15 minutes earlier than the announced time of the concert.

If you can’t make it in person to our concerts, the adventure is one click away: https://snr-simc.org/meridian-festival

RO

Următoarele 6 “corpuri cereşti” din galaxia PLANETARIUM pot fi vizitate şi de publicul bucureştean:

  • PRO-PHILIA – planeta iubirii de a cânta (Ansamblul Profil, Sala “George Enescu”, UNMB, duminică 7.11.21, ora 19:00)
  • CALEA ARHEE – galaxia forței sonore vitale (Ansamblul Archaeus, Sala “George Enescu”, UNMB, luni 8.11.21, ora 17:00)
  • INTERSONAR – roiul corpurilor sonore din diferite spații (Ansamblul SonoMania, Auditorium UNMB, marți 9.11.21, ora 19:00)
  • LYRICA – planeta cântecelor (Recital de lieduri Andreea Novac & Lena Conta, Auditorium UNMB, miercuri 10.11.21, ora 17:00)
  • METAMORPHIA – planeta transformărilor (Recital de pian Adriana Toacsen, Auditorium UNMB, vineri 12.11.21, ora 17:00)
  • EROS KAI THANATOS  – planeta dragostei şi a morții (Recital de harpă şi vioară, Maria Bîldea & Sergiu Năstasă, Auditorium UNMB, sâmbătă 13.11.21, ora 17:00)

Vă aşteptăm la Universitatea Națională de Muzică din Bucureşti (Str. Știrbei Vodă 33) cu certificat verde şi poftă de aventuri sonore! Sălile vor fi umplute la 30% capacitate, deci pentru concertele din Auditorium vă recomandăm să ajungeți cu 15 minute mai devreme de ora începerii concertului.

Dacă nu puteți ajunge fizic la concertele noastre, aventura e la un click distanță: https://snr-simc.org/meridian-festival

Coming soon: Meridian #16 PLANETARIUM!

ISCM Romania is happy to invite you to the 16th edition of MERIDIAN International Festival, PLANETARIUM (November 7-14). All the information regarding the festival can be found HERE.

SNR-SIMC are bucuria să vă invite la cea de-a 16-a ediție a Festivalului Internațional MERIDIAN, PLANETARIUM (7-14 noiembrie). Toate informațiile despre festival le puteți găsi AICI.

Graphic design / Grafica: Simona FITCAL

ISCM Romania General Assembly // Adunare Generala SNR-SIMC

Dragi membri SNR-SIMC

Echipa SNR-SIMC va invita la Adunarea Generala SNR-SIMC din data de luni, 5 iulie, ora 11:00, sediul UCMR – Calea Victoriei 141.Membrii Comitetului Executiv care nu se afla in Bucuresti vor participa la sedinta prin platforma ZOOM.

Dear ISCM Romania members,

The ISCM Romania team invites you at the General Assembly on Monday, July 5th, 11 a.m., UCMR – Calea Victoriei 141. The ExCom members that are not in Bucharest at that date will take part in the meeting via the ZOOM platform.

WMD 2021 Selection

ENG:

The ISCM Romania president and executive members have selected, after a careful deliberation, 6 pieces to be proposed for the 2021 edition of the World Music Days Festival in China. The selection was made according to the indications on the official website https://iscm.org/wnmd/2021-shanghai-nanning/ and the number of points accumulated by each piece.

The selected works are, in the alphabetical order of the names of the composers:

  1. Cătălin CrețuRichblick (2017) for tape – Category IX: electronic music/fixed media
  2. Tudor FeraruIn Black and White (2014) for piano – Category VII: solo piano
  3. Călin IoachimescuJokers (2020) for flute, cello and piano – Category IV: Chamber A
  4. Cristian LoleaMechanisms (2014) for flute, violin, cello and piano – Category IV: Chamber A
  5. Livia Teodorescu CiocăneaGolden Bracelets (2020) for flute and piano – Category IV: Chamber A
  6. Lucian ZbarceaToacata (2019) for marimba and vibraphone – Category VIII: percussion

RO:

Preşedintele SNR-SIMC şi membrii Comitetului Executiv au selecționat, în urma unei deliberări atente, din 12 lucrări primite, 6 lucrări care vor fi trimise din partea SNR-SIMC pentru festivalul ISCM World Music Days – China 2021. Selecția a fost realizată în baza punctajului obținut şi al indicațiilor de pe website-ul oficial https://iscm.org/wnmd/2021-shanghai-nanning/.

Lucrările selecționate sunt, în ordinea alfabetică a numelor compozitorilor:

  1. Cătălin CrețuRichblick (2017) pentru mediu electronic – Categoria IX: muzică electronică / fixed media
  2. Tudor FeraruIn Black and White (2014) pentru pian – Categoria VII: pian solo
  3. Călin IoachimescuJokers (2020) pentru flaut, violoncel şi pian – Categoria IV: Chamber A (ansamblu mic)
  4. Cristian LoleaMechanisms (2014) pentru flaut, vioară, violoncel şi pian – Categoria IV: Chamber A (ansamblu mic)
  5. Livia Teodorescu CiocăneaGolden Bracelets (2020) pentru flaut şi pian – Categoria IV: Chamber A (ansamblu mic)
  6. Lucian ZbarceaToacata (2019) pentru marimbă şi vibrafon – Categoria VIII: percuție

World Music Days China 2021 – Call for works

Announcement from ISCM:

CALL FOR WORKS
We are pleased to announce the official Call for Works for the International Society for Contemporary Music (ISCM) World New Music Days 2021. Members are invited to submit scores/projects for the International Society for Contemporary Music (ISCM) World New Music Days 2021, taking place in Shanghai and Nanning from September 17 – 20, 2021 (Shanghai) and September 21 – 25, 2021 (Nanning). For detailed information about the Call for Works, see nmw.shcmusic.edu.cn
Member organizations should submit their submissions via the ISCM’s Submission Wizard no later than March 16, 2021 at 11:59pm CET (Central European Time). Late submissions will not be considered. The Submission Wizard will open to receive submissions from January 18, 2021 and close on March 16, 2021.

OFFICIAL SUBMISSIONS
For Sections and Full Associate Members of the ISCM, the official submission will comprise six (6) works across at least four (4) of the twelve (12) different Score Categories identified in this Call for Works. For an official submission to be eligible each submitted work must be eligible, the durations specified for each work must be accurate, and the submitted works correctly aligned with the relevant category. Assuming the submission is eligible and the ISCM member is in good standing (2020 Annual Report completed and annual 2020 membership fee paid) we guarantee that at least one of the submitted works will be presented during the ISCM World New Music Days 2021.
For Affiliated Associate Members, an official submission will comprise up to three (3) works. While there is no guarantee that any particular work will be selected, the organizer will strive to include them where possible.

INDIVIDUAL SUBMISSIONS
Individual Submissions must be submitted by an independent composer or a composer’s authorized representative. Submissions will be accepted from January 18, 2021 at http://www.iscm.org. An entry fee of €53.05 applies to Individual Submissions, payable at the time of submission by PayPal through the ISCM website.
Individual Submissions are not guaranteed a performance. Space for Individual Submissions is limited, but all submissions will be considered. Please promote this information via your networks.

More info HERE.

Important update: Planetarium is postponed for 2021

Bucharest, July 30th 2020

Dear friends,

The ISCM Romanian Section team regretfully announces that the 16th edition of the MERIDIAN International Festival, “Planetarium”, cannot take place during November 8-15th 2020. In order to protect our musicians and our audience in the context of the pandemic, we, together with the Executive Board of the Romanian Union of Composers and Musicologists, came to an unanimous decision to postpone “Planetarium” for November 2021. Until then, we will keep you updated on the UCMR website (ucmr.org.ro) and on our website (snr-simc.org).

Dragi prieteni,

Echipa SNR-SIMC anunță cu regret că ediția a 16-a a Festivalului Internațional MERIDIAN, “Planetarium”, nu se mai poate desfăşura în perioada 8-15 noiembrie 2020 în contextul actual al pandemiei, fiind reprogramată în luna noiembrie a anului 2021. Decizia a fost adoptată în unanimitate în cadrul Biroului Executiv al UCMR. Nu dorim să expunem nici muzicienii, nici publicul nostru, unui risc de îmbolnăvire. Până atunci vom ține legătura cu dvs pe site-ul UCMR şi pe site-ul nostru, snr-simc.org.