Musheng Chen wins composition prize
The thirteenth year of the Dimitris Mitropoulos International Competition, organized by the Orchestra of Colours in collaboration with the Athens Concert Hall, was completed with the prizewinners’ concert, held on November 6, 2009 as a public concert in the Athens Concert Hall.
Five works for symphony orchestra, which were composed especially for this Competition, were premiered by the Orchestra of Colours under the direction of Miltos Logiadis. These works had been preselected by a jury from among 75 entries. The international jury, consisting of Theodore Antoniou, Alkis Baltas, George Couroupos, Christian Jost, George Koumendakis and José Manuel López López, and presided over by Zygmunt Krauze. "Dream Variations II" a work for orchestra by chinese composer Musheng CHEN, has earned the first prize of the prestigious Mitropoulos International Composition prize.
[Source: Musheng Chen]