The International Uuno Klami Composition Competition has won itself an established position as one of the world’s foremost composition competitions. Held at intervals of five years, the aim of the International Uuno Klami Composition Competition is to discover and promote contemporary European music and composition under the name of composer Uuno Klami (1900–1961) and to produce good new repertoire for a small orchestra of sinfonietta type. The deadline for sending the entries to the IV International Uuno Klami Composition Competition was 3 December 2018. The competition received a record number of entries – 283 from 38 countries. The works shortlisted for the finals will be performed by the Kymi Sinfonietta at two finals concerts, to be held in the cities of Kouvola and Kotka (Finland) in November 2019. The Jury will finally decide the winners after hearing the finals concerts.
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