Hosted by the Ensemble Modern and the composer and conductor Enno Poppe, the International Composition Seminar takes place for the ninth time in 2019/20 and is once again part of the festival “cresc... – Biennale für Moderne Musik Frankfurt Rhein Main“. In Europe, the seminar is unique in its structure, which involves several working phases; since its founding in 2004, this seminar has launched many international careers in composition.
The 9th International Composition Seminar and its final concert are integrated into the fifth edition of the festival cresc... – Biennale für Moderne Musik, which takes place from February 28 to March 7, 2020 in Frankfurt and the Rhine-Main area. Thanks to its the integration into an festival and support via the media cooperation with Hessischer Rundfunk (Hessian Radio), the International Composition Seminar enjoys special media attention, giving the final concert increased recognition. cresc... 2020 is produced by Ensemble Modern and the Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra together with further partners.
Composers interested in this project are invited to participate in this project. Application deadline: March 17, 2019