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L'Apothéose gained international recognition through winning the York Competition  

FIRST PRIZE

  • a CD recording professionally produced by Linn Records, to be recorded in York with Linn’s chief producer, Philip Hobbs. Travel and accommodation will be provided

  • £1,000 cash prize

  • a paid concert as part of the 2023 York Early Music Festival

 

FRIENDS OF YORK EARLY MUSIC FESTIVAL PRIZE

A cash prize of £500 awarded by the Friends of the York Early Music Festival to their chosen ensemble

EEEMERGING+

The Competition is supported by funding from Creative Europe through the prestigious EEEmerging+ programme www.eeemerging.eu. The partners are currently seeking a grant extension which, if confirmed, would enable them to offer an ensemble a prize giving access to the scheme for 2022-23.  We hope to have clarification around March 2022 and will post an update here as soon as practical. To be eligible, a group must consist of 3-9 musicians and have been established for no longer than 5 years.

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PRIZE FOR THE MOST PROMISING YOUNG ARTIST/S

£1,000 to be awarded by the jury either to the most promising individual instrumentalist or to the most promising ensemble, specialising in baroque repertoire.  To be eligible for the prize, an individual must be both an EU or UK national and an orchestral instrumentalist; an ensemble must consist of at least 50% EU or UK nationals and 50% instrumentalists. This prize is endowed by the EUBO Development Trust.’

CAMBRIDGE EARLY MUSIC PRIZE

A paid concert in Cambridge to take place within three years of the competition date, awarded by a member/s of Cambridge Early Music's Board of Trustees or staff to their chosen ensemble.  The concert will be subject to the availability of the artists on the dates offered, and subject to negotiation of fees.  If any member of the winning ensemble has attended one of Cambridge Early Music's Summer Schools as a full-time participant, a further award of £500 will be made to the chosen ensemble.

PLEASE NOTE

That a condition of acceptance of any of the prizes is that the winners include mention of the competition and the relevant prize in their biographies and website for a minimum period of 5 years from the date of the competition.