The St. Christopher Chamber Orchestra was proud to present the first International Composer Competition. This competition aimed to discover talented musicians, establish creative relations with them, contribute to the successful career of young composers in their music’s professional performance, and initiate the creation of new works for the chamber orchestra and their dissemination.

The works of the finalists of the competition The St. Christopher Chamber Orchestra wer perform in 2021. October 15 nth, at the solemn concert of the laureates of the International Composer Competition at Vilnius City Hall. The concert will be filmed, and broadcast live online. The orchestra will also perform the laureates’ works in 2021–2022 season concerts.


Contest finalists:


I place – Maciej Bałenkowski for the composition Sinfonietta nr.2 „Polonia“ hommage a Wojciech Kilar

II place- Andrzej Ojczenasz for the composition „Blocks’n’chains“

III place – Nikodem Kluczyński for the composition „Gethsemane“

St. Christopher chamber orchestra sympathy prize  – Aleksej Kalinin for the composition „Trust Your Power“

St. Christopher chamber orchestra sympathy prize  – Andrius Maslekovas for the composition “…when raindrops touch the face…“

Special prize of the Lithuanian Music Information Center – Mizuki Aita for the composition „Ultramarine-Beyond the Sea“