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BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//MUSIC:ED - ECPv4.9.4//NONSGML v1.0//EN CALSCALE:GREGORIAN METHOD:PUBLISH X-WR-CALNAME:MUSIC:ED X-ORIGINAL-URL: X-WR-CALDESC:Events for MUSIC:ED BEGIN:VTIMEZONE TZID:"Asia/Tokyo" BEGIN:STANDARD TZOFFSETFROM:+0900 TZOFFSETTO:+0900 TZNAME:JST DTSTART:20190101T000000 END:STANDARD TZID:"Europe/Stockholm" BEGIN:DAYLIGHT TZOFFSETFROM:+0100 TZOFFSETTO:+0200 TZNAME:CEST DTSTART:20190331T010000 END:DAYLIGHT BEGIN:STANDARD TZOFFSETFROM:+0200 TZOFFSETTO:+0100 TZNAME:CET DTSTART:20191027T010000 END:STANDARD TZID:"Asia/Shanghai" BEGIN:STANDARD TZOFFSETFROM:+0800 TZOFFSETTO:+0800 TZNAME:CST DTSTART:20190101T000000 END:STANDARD TZID:"Europe/Budapest" BEGIN:DAYLIGHT TZOFFSETFROM:+0100 TZOFFSETTO:+0200 TZNAME:CEST DTSTART:20190331T010000 END:DAYLIGHT BEGIN:STANDARD TZOFFSETFROM:+0200 TZOFFSETTO:+0100 TZNAME:CET DTSTART:20191027T010000 END:STANDARD TZID:"Europe/London" BEGIN:DAYLIGHT TZOFFSETFROM:+0000 TZOFFSETTO:+0100 TZNAME:BST DTSTART:20190331T010000 END:DAYLIGHT BEGIN:STANDARD TZOFFSETFROM:+0100 TZOFFSETTO:+0000 TZNAME:GMT DTSTART:20191027T010000 END:STANDARD BEGIN:DAYLIGHT TZOFFSETFROM:+0000 TZOFFSETTO:+0100 TZNAME:BST DTSTART:20200329T010000 END:DAYLIGHT BEGIN:STANDARD TZOFFSETFROM:+0100 TZOFFSETTO:+0000 TZNAME:GMT DTSTART:20201025T010000 END:STANDARD BEGIN:DAYLIGHT TZOFFSETFROM:+0000 TZOFFSETTO:+0100 TZNAME:BST DTSTART:20210328T010000 END:DAYLIGHT BEGIN:STANDARD TZOFFSETFROM:+0100 TZOFFSETTO:+0000 TZNAME:GMT DTSTART:20211031T010000 END:STANDARD TZID:"UTC" BEGIN:STANDARD TZOFFSETFROM:+0000 TZOFFSETTO:+0000 TZNAME:UTC DTSTART:20200101T000000 END:STANDARD END:VTIMEZONE BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID="Asia/Tokyo":20190726T080000 DTEND;TZID="Asia/Tokyo":20190728T220000 DTSTAMP:20190716T204348 CREATED:20190408T172816Z LAST-MODIFIED:20190529T135803Z SUMMARY:Tokyo International Choir Competition DESCRIPTION:The second Tokyo International Choir Competition features 57 leading amateur choirs from around the world. \nThe competition’s categories are as follows: \n\nChildren’s Choir\nSenior Choir\nYouth Choir\nChamber Choir\nEqual Voice Choir\nMixed Choir\nContemporary Music\nFolklore Music\n\n URL: LOCATION:Dai-ichi Seimei Hall\, 1 Chome-8-9 Harumi\, Chuo City\, Tokyo\, 104-0053\, Japan CATEGORIES:Asia,Competitions,International ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg: END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20190803 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20190804 DTSTAMP:20190716T204348 CREATED:20190605T164337Z LAST-MODIFIED:20190605T164357Z SUMMARY:Eurovision Choir DESCRIPTION:The Eurovision Competition of Choral Music\n\n\nThe new Eurovision competition format is inspired by the Eurovision Song Contest and the World Choir Games – celebrating choral singing and bringing together the most popular singing competition in Europe and the largest international choir competition in the world. \nThe biannual show\, organized by EBU and INTERKULTUR\,GothenburgEu is an addition to the Eurovision Family of Events led by the well-known Eurovision Song Contest. INTERKULTUR has co-developed the concept of the show based on its artistic expertise and long-term experience with international choral competitions. Accordingly\, the show is traditionally held within the leading international competitions Grand Prix of Nations & European Choir Games\, organized by INTERKULTUR. \nIn this spirit the EBU and INTERKULTUR have established a fantastic partnership to underline the strength of human voice and singing together. \n\n\nThe philosophy of the European Choir Games is based on the Olympic ideal of “Participation is the highest honor”. Amateur choirs from all over are invited to take part\, to compete in a peaceful competition\, learn from each other and celebrate the joy of singing and the treasures of choral music. \nEUROVISION CHOIR showcases choral singing as the most natural way to make music together and show what is possible when combining little more than human voices. Top-class amateur choirs present their outstanding singing skills to a Europe-wide audience. \nParticipating EBU member countries will send choirs to represent their nation and to compete for the title “Eurovision Choir of the Year” and broadcast the show live to their respective host countries. \n\n\n URL: LOCATION:Partille Arena\, Gothenburg\, Sweden CATEGORIES:Competitions,International ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg: GEO:57.70887;11.97456 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID="Asia/Shanghai":20190828T090000 DTEND;TZID="Asia/Shanghai":20190910T170000 DTSTAMP:20190716T204348 CREATED:20190702T202419Z LAST-MODIFIED:20190702T202502Z SUMMARY:International Music Competition Harbin DESCRIPTION:About International Music Competition Harbin\nThe International Music Competition Harbin (IMCH) will be held from 28 August to 10 September 2019 and is co-hosted by the Harbin Municipal Government and Harbin Conservatory of Music. \nHarbin\, an enthusiastic and open city\, and Harbin Conservatory of Music\, with warm hands and open hearts sincerely welcome the musicians and music lovers from all over the world to join in the International Music Competition Harbin! \nAbout Harbin\nHarbin is the capital city of Heilongjiang Province; being a cultural melting point of Eurasia\, it is an important transportation hub of Siberian Landbridge. \nHarbin is a city of unique cultural tradition. In the 20th century many foreign immigrants arrived in Harbin\, and as a consequence western music and culture began to blossom in the region. This blending process influenced greatly the musical life of the city and its vicinity. Harbin Symphony Orchestra\, the first of its kind in China\, was founded\, as well as the festival Harbin Summer Music Concert\, which is one of the magnificent music festivals of China. In 2010\, Harbin was awarded the honorary title of “Music City” by the United Nations. \nHarbin Conservatory of Music (HCOM) is the only state academy of arts in Heilongjiang Province. It takes benefit from China-Russia Strategic Cooperation with its great musical culture\, and is striving to establish musical education of international standard. Especially by the cooperation with Russian partners HCOM aims to achieve this goal\, intending to be a cradle for musical talents from Heilongjiang and all China\, and to be a base for higher education and cultural exchange between China and Russia. \nSections\nIMCH is an international music competition with four sections: piano\, violin\, voice and composition. \nAge requirements\nFor the piano\, violin and voice section\, participants must be between 18 and 36 years old (born between 30 April 1983 and 30 April 2001). \nFor the composition section\, participants must be younger than 45 years old (born after 30 April 1974). \nOrganisation\nIMCH is run by the Organizing Committee\, Arts Committee\, and the Executive Committee. Ye Xiaogang\, President of the Chinese Musicians Association\, is Director of IMCH Arts Committee. Hu Yongyan\, Chief Conductor of China National Symphony Orchestra\, holds the post of deputy director of IMCH Arts Committee. IMCH is inviting jury members of high esteem from Europe\, America\, China\, Russia. \nSchedule\n\nThe piano and violin sections consist of four rounds: Round I\, Round II\, Semi-final(played with chamber orchestra\, and the final (played with orchestra).\nThe voice section has three rounds: Round I\, Round II\, and Round III (played with orchestra).\nThe composition section has three rounds: Round I\, Round II\, and Round III (played with orchestra).\n\nPrizes\nThe Organizing Committee of IMCH announced 3 prizes for pianists\, 3 prizes for violinists\, 3 prizes for singers\, and 3 prizes for composers. The first prize award is 50000 USD. The second prize award is 20000 USD. The third prize award is 10000 USD. These prizes will be awarded to the contestants in the closing ceremony and gala concert at the end of the competition. \n URL: LOCATION:Harbin Conservatory of Music\, Harbin\, China CATEGORIES:Asia,Competitions,International ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg: GEO:45.803775;126.534967 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID="Europe/Budapest":20190909T080000 DTEND;TZID="Europe/Budapest":20190915T220000 DTSTAMP:20190716T204348 CREATED:20190601T190608Z LAST-MODIFIED:20190601T190608Z SUMMARY:Bartók World Competition DESCRIPTION:The Liszt Academy with the subvention of Hungarian Ministry of Human Capacities launched the Bartók World Competition & Festival on the occasion of the 135th anniversary of the birth of Béla Bartók in 2017.The Liszt Academy with the subvention of Hungarian Ministry of Human Capacities launched the Bartók World Competition & Festival on the occasion of the 135th anniversary of the birth of Béla Bartók in 2017.BarttrttoW \nBesides featuring a repertoire demanding the very highest musical expertise\, the Bartók World Competition and Festival achieves – also in its structure – something totally new compared to traditional music competitions. The competition is built around the most characteristic strands of the Bartók oeuvre\, that is\, piano\, violin\, chamber music and composition\, in a six-year cycle. The individual instrumental competitions are organized every other year\, with composer competitions in between\, which always tie into the forthcoming instrumental category. \nThis distinctive structure is effective both at drawing the attention of the best instrumentalists of the upcoming musician generation to the works of Bartók and at the same time inspiring young composers to create new works written in the spirit of Bartók. \n URL: LOCATION:Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music\, Liszt Ferenc tér 8\, Budapest\, 1061\, Hungary CATEGORIES:Competitions,International ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:©-Rudolf-Klein-1440x720.jpg GEO:47.5031974;19.0643564 X-APPLE-STRUCTURED-LOCATION;VALUE=URI;X-ADDRESS=Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music Liszt Ferenc tér 8 Budapest 1061 Hungary;X-APPLE-RADIUS=500;X-TITLE=Liszt Ferenc tér 8:geo:19.0643564,47.5031974 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID="Europe/London":20191130T090000 DTEND;TZID="Europe/London":20191208T220000 DTSTAMP:20190716T204348 CREATED:20190615T120045Z LAST-MODIFIED:20190615T120102Z SUMMARY:Singapore National Piano & Violin Competition 2019 DESCRIPTION:About the competition\nThe Singapore National Piano & Violin Competition returns for its 12th edition in 2019. This biennial competition celebrates music excellence and is a unique platform to develop the performing skills of our young musicians\, improve music standards and identify potential music talents. \nThe 2019 edition will take place from 30 November to 8 December 2019 at the Victoria Concert Hall and Esplanade Recital Studio. \nRegistration for the 2019 National Piano & Violin Competition is open from 1 April to 12 July 2019\, 5pm. \nThe competition rules and regulations can be downloaded here. \nSupported By \n\nNational Arts Council Singapore\nMinistry of Culture\, Community and Youth\n\nDates & venues\nDates and venues are subject to change. \n\n30 Nov- 4 Dec: Piano competition (Victoria Concert Hall)\, Violin competition (Esplanade Recital Studio)\n5-6 Dec: Piano & Violin competition (Victoria Concert Hall)\n7 Dec*: Piano & Violin masterclasses\, Violin finals (Victoria Concert Hall)\n8 Dec*: Piano finals\, Prize Winners’ Concert and Prize Presentation Ceremony (Victoria Concert Hall)\n\n*Ticketing details will be published closer to the competition period. \n URL: LOCATION:Victoria Concert Hall\, 9 Empress Place\, Singapore\, 179556\, Singapore CATEGORIES:Asia,Competitions ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg: GEO:1.2882788;103.851562 X-APPLE-STRUCTURED-LOCATION;VALUE=URI;X-ADDRESS=Victoria Concert Hall 9 Empress Place Singapore 179556 Singapore;X-APPLE-RADIUS=500;X-TITLE=9 Empress Place:geo:103.851562,1.2882788 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID="UTC":20200220T090000 DTEND;TZID="UTC":20200222T220000 DTSTAMP:20190716T204348 CREATED:20190403T081519Z LAST-MODIFIED:20190529T135547Z SUMMARY:Siemens Hallé International Conductors Competition DESCRIPTION:The inaugural Siemens Hallé International Conductors Competition will take place in Manchester\, United Kingdom\, between Thursday 20 – Saturday 22 February 2020. \n\nApplications open on 1 May 2019 and close at 13:00GMT on  Monday 1 July 2019.\nSemi-Finalists will be announced in September 2019.\n\nSemi-Finalists will attend the entirety of the Competition in Manchester. All Semi-Finalists will complete a Digital Challenge on Thursday 20th February before working with the Hallé Youth Orchestra in the Semi-Final on Friday 21 February. \nFinalists will be selected by the end of Friday 21 February. Finalists will be interviewed on Saturday 22 February morning before working with the Hallé in the Final. \nThe Winner of the Competition will be announced on the evening of Saturday 22 February 2020. \n URL: LOCATION:The Bridgewater Hall\, Lower Mosley Street\, Manchester\, M2 3WS\, United Kingdom CATEGORIES:Competitions ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:©-The-Hallé-1440x720.jpg ORGANIZER;CN="Hall%C3%A9%20Orchestra" END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID="Europe/London":20200510T193000 DTEND;TZID="Europe/London":20200510T220000 DTSTAMP:20190716T204348 CREATED:20190615T103507Z LAST-MODIFIED:20190615T112242Z SUMMARY:BBC Young Musician of the Year 2020 DESCRIPTION:About the competition\nBBC Young Musician is a major biennial event for musicians aged 18 or below organised by the BBC\, the UK’s national broadcaster. \nCategories\nBrass\, Keyboard\, Percussion\, Strings and Woodwind \nEligibility\nYou may enter in one or more of the instrument classes as long as the following three criteria are satisfied: \n\nqualification: you should have achieved Grade 8 standard\nage: you should be 18 or under on 1 January 2020\nresidency: you must be a resident of the United Kingdom (including the Channel Isles and Isle of Man) at the time of entry and for the duration of the competition – until May 2020\n\nBBC Young Musician is a fully inclusive project and we actively encourage and welcome musicians who have a physical\, mental\, visual or hearing impairment to apply. \nKey dates\n\nAuditions begin in September 2019\, with Category Finals and the Semi-Final held in March 2020 at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama.\nThe Grand Final will be held in May 2020 at the Bridgewater Hall\, Manchester\, where finalists will have the opportunity to perform a concerto of their choice with the BBC Philharmonic.\n\n URL: LOCATION:The Bridgewater Hall\, Lower Mosley Street\, Manchester\, M2 3WS\, United Kingdom CATEGORIES:Competitions,UK and Ireland ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg: END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID="Europe/London":20210528T080000 DTEND;TZID="Europe/London":20210612T170000 DTSTAMP:20190716T204348 CREATED:20190615T105058Z LAST-MODIFIED:20190615T112204Z SUMMARY:Sixteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition DESCRIPTION:About the competition\nWidely considered one of the preeminent international music contests\, the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition exists to share excellent classical music with the largest international audience possible and to launch the careers of its winners every four years. \nBuilding on a rich tradition that began with its 1962 origins in honor of Van Cliburn and his vision for using music to serve audiences and break down boundaries\, the Cliburn seeks\, with each edition\, to achieve the highest artistic standards while utilizing contemporary tools to advance its reach. \nThe world’s top 18- to 30-year-old pianists compete for gold in front of a live audience in Fort Worth\, Texas\, as well as a global online viewership of over 5 million. Beyond cash prizes\, winning a Cliburn medal means comprehensive career management\, artistic support\, and bolstered publicity efforts for the three years following. \nThe sixteenth edition of the Cliburn Competition will take place May 28–June 12\, 2021 in Fort Worth\, Texas at Bass Performance Hall. On March 28\, 2019\, the Cliburn was proud to announce that American Marin Alsop will serve as jury chairman and will conduct the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra with the six finalists during the Competition’s Final Round. \nKey dates\n\nSeptember 2019–Major Elements Announced (Jury\, Format\, Repertoire Requirements\, Composer\, Artistic Collaborators)\nOctober 2019–Applications Open\nOctober 2020–Applications Due\nJanuary/February 2021–Screening Auditions\nMarch 2021–Competitors Announced\nMay 28–June 12\, 2021–Sixteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition\n\n URL: LOCATION:Bass Performance Hall\, Fort Worth\, Texas\, United States CATEGORIES:Competitions,International ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg: GEO:32.7554883;-97.3307658 END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR