This year in March, a new competition for young musicians will take place in Daugavpils – the 1st International Mark Rothko Contemporary Music Competition for Young Performers, which will be attended by children and young people up until the age of 19.
The aim of the competition is to promote the development of music skills for young musicians and to honour the name of Mark Rothko (1903-1970), a world-famous American artist born in Daugavpils.
The organizers of the competition have already received more than 300 applications from Germany, Canada, Israel, Finland, Portugal, Poland, India and several other countries. The competition will take place in four categories: string instruments, wind and percussion instruments, piano playing and accordion playing.
International Mark Rothko Contemporary Music Competition for Young Performers is organized by Daugavpils Secondary School No13 in cooperation with Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre, Daugavpils City Council Department of Culture, Daugavpils City Council Education Department, Faculty of Music and Arts of Daugavpils University.
Artistic director of the contest, author of the project
Phone: +371 29538278