IMC announces results of the 2014 International Rostrum of Composers

logo irc Good Helsinki, May 9, 2014. - The 61st International Rostrum of Composers (IRC) took place at Yleisradio in Helsinki, May 6-9 2014,organised by the International Music Council and Finnish Broadcasting Company (Yle).
The 2014 Rostrum gathered representatives from 27 national radio networks from four continents, which presented 50 works composed within the five years preceding the Rostrum.


Finnish Radio Executive Producer Heikki Valsta chaired the sessions. After the listening sessions, the assembly of delegates selected and recommended the most important works in two categories: general and "young composers". These and other works will be presented in concerts and broadcast after the Rostrum by the participating and other interested radio stations.

Pursuing its mission to promote contemporary music creation through broadcasting for more than sixty years, the annual Rostrum has this year again strengthened its role as one of the most important "rendez-vous" for professional exchange between radio producers. Its overall objective remains fostering the exchange of performances of contemporary music between broadcasting organisations. For example, works chosen at the preceding Rostrum (2013) were given well over 500 broadcasts by participating networks as well as affiliates of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU). 

Press release

To view the list of participating radio stations, click here

For further information about the International Rostrum of Composers - click here 

IRC Delegates Corner (restricted access) 

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