139 competitors from all over the world (from 35 countries) took part in the 2nd Karol Szymanowski International Composers’ Competition. The Jury finished its work and awarded the prizes as follows:

1st Prize – Daniele Gasparini (Italy)
code „LA49LI79PS” - composition „Snowise, snowhere, snoway. Snowsence”

2nd Prize – Hyunsuk Jun (South Korea)
code “White Rabbit” - composition „Vistara”

3rd Prize – Jonathan Posthuma (USA)
code „PAQ3V2” - composition „Strings of Pearls”

Distinction - Andrzej Karałow (Poland)
code „250072” - composition „Multicolour Horizon”

Jury awarded Special Prizes as follows:

Daniele Gasparini (Italy) - Prize of Polish National Symphony Radio Orchestra Katowice – performance in 2016 –2017
Hyunsuk Jun (South Korea) - Prize of Karol Szymanowski Philharmonic in Cracow – performance in 2016 – 2017
Jonathan Posthuma (USA) - Prize of His Magnificence Rector of Karol Szymanowski Academy of Music in Katowice – performance by the Karol Szymanowski Academic Symphony Orchestra in 2016 – 2017
Andrzej Karałow (Poland) - Prize of PWM Edition – set of Polish contemporary scores


All details will be announced to the prize winners by e-mail