Peter And The Wolf

Peter And The Wolf

From April through October 2018, Sverdlovsk Philharmonic and Russian Musical Union with support of the Sverdlovsk Region

Ministry of Culture, is conducting the Fourth Open Composition Competition of Creating Symphony Music for Children Peter and the Wolf-2018 (hereinafter referred to as the Competition).

The Competition has been launched in 2006, and was the first musical competition in Russia initiated by a symphony group – Ural Philharmonic Orchestra.


In order to participate in the competition, the authors must submit original compositions of a program/descriptive nature (music with a narrative element) written for the children's audience.

Duration – equal or less than 15 minutes.

Instrumentation: from small symphony orchestra to triple cast symphony orchestra with specific instruments. A narrator’s part is acceptable.  Singers and choir are not provided for. 

The Competition is open to authors of all ages. 

The works are eligible for competition if they have never been performed publicly, nor published by publishers, or awarded at other competitions. It is allowed for the authors to submit more than one work for the consideration of the panel of judges.

The authors of the works are not limited to the academic genre; the works written in various styles are accepted for consideration.

The competition is held anonymously, the submissions should be marked with a motto.

The music materials submitted for the competition (scores and orchestral voices) do not get returned.

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Video recordings

«Петя и Волк — 2018»

Гала-концерт и подведение итогов IV Открытого конкурса композиторов на создание симфонической музыки для детей «Петя и Волк — 2018»

В программе
1 отделение: Произведения финалистов. Определение победителей конкурса путем голосования жюри и зрителей
2 отделение: Прокофьев. Симфоническая сказка «Петя и Волк»

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