Jury competition for composers from left to right: Guus Janssen, Francesco Filidei, Goska Isphording, Roderik de Man, Jorge Isaac (chairman)

There is no age limit and no entrance fee.
In the composition the harpsichord should have the prinicipal role. The duration should not exceed 10 minutes.

Winning composition: € 2500
additional prizes will be considered

We encourage the combination of harpsichord with the instruments available in the Orgelpark, please see: www.orgelpark.nl. The harpsichord may be combined with other instruments, electronics, video and/or theatrical elements. The Annelie de Man Foundation can guarantee live performance with an ensemble not exceeding more than 5 instruments.

Existing written compositions after 2010 may be entered.
Deadline is February 15th 2015.
Canditates should supply:
- a biography and photo of the composer
- the score of the piece
- if possible a recording (mp3), midi is also accepted

Please send your entry to: prix@admf.nl. Your entry must be both in:
- pdf
- mp3

Francesco Filidei
Goska Isphording
Guus Janssen
Roderik de Man

The jury will choose 3 works to be performed from which the winning composition will be selected. We reserve the right to make necessary changes.

Download regulations in pdf

Application deadline: 25th October 2014
The competition for harpsichordists has three rounds, and the winner will perform at the finalist concert in Orgelpark in Amsterdam on May 30th.

Preliminary rounds will take place in November 2014:
4th November 2014, The Hague - the Netherlands
6th November 2014, Poznań - Poland
9th November 2014, London - United Kingdom
15th November 2014, Vienna - Austria

(For participants from other countries a representative recording on DVD will be sufficient.)

jury preliminary rounds
The jury preliminary rounds: Maria Banaszkiewicz- Bryła, Jane Chapman, Jean-Philippe Calvin, Augusta Campagne, Gordon Murray, Goska Isphording

repertoire preliminary rounds
Two solo works by choice of the candidate, composed after 1960
From the preliminary rounds a maximum of 12 candidates will be selected for the second and final rounds in May 2015, these will be announced in December 2014.

Second and final rounds will take place during Prix Annelie de Man Competition and Festival 26-30.05.2015 in Orgelpark in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

The candidates are requested to compile a programme with a minimum duration of 30 minutes to a maximum of 40 minutes. The jury will choose 15 to 20 minutes of music from his/her programme to be performed in the second round.

The winning candidate will play at least one of the compositions of his/hers programme on the concert during the finalist concert in Orgelpark in Amsterdamon May the 30th.

The winner will receive a prize of € 2.500
The second prize of €1.000 and the audience prize will be awarded

jury second and final rounds
Menno van Delft
Matthijs Koene
Silvia Marquez
Aline Zylberajch

repertoire second and final rounds
Requirements of the repertoire:
- all works should be composed after 1960
- at least one composition written in or after 2005
- at least one composition by a composer of the same nationality as the candidate
- at least one composition by a Dutch composer.

Compulsary composition (6-8min) will be announced in December, and is included in the total length of the programme.
The works played in the preliminary rounds can be presented again in the Second or Third round.
The use of electronic/theatrical elements is allowed.
The winner is obliged to perform one or more works of his/her programme on the concert during Prix Annelie de Man 2015.
During the final rounds two instruments will be available.
The winner will be requested to mention the Prix Annelie de Man in his/her cv.
The decisions of the jury definitive.

The competition is open to candidates born after January 1st 1983.

Applications will be accepted until October 25th 2014 at this address:
Annelie de Man Foundation
Eerste Tuindwarsstraat 3
1015RT Amsterdam – the Netherlands

or by email: rdeman@admf.nl

DVD’s have to be received before 1st of November 2014 at the address of the Annelie de Man Foundation.

There are no application fees. Sent materials will not be returned to sender.
The candidates should supply the following information:
- Personal data (complete name, address, email, telephone number(s), place and date of birth).
- Copy of valid passport.
- List of the works to be performer during the preliminary rounds


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Prix Annelie de Man 2015

- 1st prize Harpsichord competition:
EUR. 2.500: Gosia Klajn (1993), Poland

- 2nd prize Harpsichord competition:
EUR. 1.000: Mamiko Someda (1985, Japan)

- DONEMUS prize for the best interpretation of a Dutch composition: EUR. 250 to expend in their webshop Machiko Suto (1987, Japan)

- DONEMUS prize for the best interpretation of a Dutch composition: EUR. 250 to expend in their webshop Edyta Lajdorf (1993, Poland)

- 1st Prize composers competition: EUR. 2.500
Gianni Bozzola (Italy, 1981): 'Cherem de Spinoza' (2015), for Harpsichord, Flute, Percussion, Clarinet and Harmonium

- 2nd Prize composers competition:
EUR. 1.000 Jay Afrisando (Indonesia, 1989): 'Water Siter' (2015), for two Harpsichords and Erard Piano

- Audience Prize:
EUR. 300 Chris Roe (England, 1988): Wired (2014) for Harpsichord, Oboe, Double bass and Percussion

- Honorary Mention to Panos Iliopoulos (Greece, 1984) for his work KHAON (2015) for Harpsichord, Celesta, Harmonium and Live Electronics

Previous editions of Prix Annelie de Man
For information about the first competition, please visit the Prix 2012 page.


Prix Annelie de Man 2012
For information about the previous competition, please visit the Prix 2012 page.