Conditions for applicants 2007
This offer is open to composers of any nationality under the age of 40 on January 1, 2007.
The project of composition to be submitted must be a musical work in any genre, vocal or instrumental, symphonic, chamber, electroacoustic or mixed, of a minimum duration of 15 minutes.
Each year the Foundation makes a commission of 3,000 to 8,000 euros, depending on the nature and size of the selected work. Half of this sum is paid when the commission contract is signed, and the other half on the date of the first performance.
Application must be made by the organization - an orchestra or ensemble, a festival or new music centre - undertaking to guarantee the creation of the work submitted. The first performance must take place within two years following the signing of the commission contract, and several further performances must be planned over the two following years.
Applications must reach the Foundation before 30 September 2007, and include :
Incomplete applications will not be taken into consideration.
The committee appointed by the Foundation will make their decision by 30 October 2007.
Applications will be kept at the disposition of applicants at the Foundation office for two months after the designation of the winner (no postal returns).
in 2006, under the presidence of Gilbert Amy, a work by Daniel A. d'Adamo presented by L'ensemble XXI.
in 2005, a work by Krystof Maratka for wind quintet, presented by the festival Pablo Casals of Prade.
in 2004, a work by Frédéric Pattar based on Cendres by Lise Bellynck, for 6 performers, presented by L'Instant Donné.
in 2003, a chamber opera by Carlo Carcano based on Cuore by Edmondo de Amicis, a spectacle by Caroline Gautier, presented by the Ensemble Ars Nova of Poitiers.
in 2002, the award was shared by Vincent Raphaël Carinola, presented by the GRAME (Lyons) and Christophe Bertrand, presented by the group Accoche Note of Strasburg.
in 2001, the musical part of a video-opera by Fausto Romitelli, presented by the Fondation Royaumont, Centre de la Voix.
in 2000, an orchestral work by Jean Louis Agobet, presented by the Orchestre des Pays de Savoie.
in 1999, a mixed work by Marco Antonio Perez-Ramirez, presented by the GRAME (Lyons), a national centre for musical creation.