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Spheres of a Genius. Honoring Leonard Bernstein - A Jazz Composition Competition

A jazz composition competition by JAM MUSIC LAB Private University (JMLU) in cooperation with the ORF Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra (RSO).

The prize-winning work will be premiered on October 8th, 2021 in the Grand Hall of the Konzerthaus Vienna under the direction of chief conductor Marin Alsop. The concert will be recorded by ORF and broadcasted on the Ö1 program.

RSO and JMLU are continuing their first collaboration from 2017/18. The composition competition "Spheres of a Genius" was based on the 100th birthday of the jazz composer and pianist Thelonious Monk.

This time "Spheres of a Genius" pays tribute to Leonard Bernstein.

For detailed information and application please click here.

Authored on December 21st, 2020