The competition is held in two rounds.
Musical works consistent with conditions of the competition are accepted in the first round. The Committee has the right to invalidate an application which is not consistent with the conditions of the competition:
- Applications are submitted from April 1, 2018 to August 20, 2018.
- The first round of the competition is held from August 25, 2018 to September 20, 2018.
The first round of the competition (applications processing and selection for the second round) is completed no later than September 20, 2018.
As a result of competition submissions reviewing, the Panel of judges will select up to 5 (five) works for participation in the second round of the competition.
The results of the first round will be published no later than September 25, 2018 on the Sverdlovsk Philharmonic website, www.sgaf.ru. All finalists will receive a notification letter from the Committee by e-mail.
The second (final) round of the competition, announcement of the competition results and award ceremony will be held on October 13, 2018 in the Great Concert Hall of the Sverdlovsk Philharmonic.
Authors’ works that have been selected for the second round of the competition will be performed by the Ural Youth Symphony Orchestra in a concert program on stage of the Great Concert Hall of Sverdlovsk Philharmonic.
Authors of the works that that have been selected for the second round are welcome to attend the final concert on October 13, 2018.
The finalists of the competition are awarded the titles of winners or diploma winners.
The distribution of prizes takes places after the 2nd round, according to the results of the authors' works live run-throughs.