Lord Mayor’s Composition Prize

A competition for young composers aged under 35.  The prize is £5,000.

For the 2024 competition, the required work is for solo piano, and must be between eight and twelve minutes in duration. It must have been composed especially for this competition. The closing date for entries is 30th September 2024. Please download an entry form and rules using the links below.

2012: Adam Kornas (Paradise Regained)
2013: Robert Busiakiewicz (A Luddless Marriage)
2015: William Cole (Bind, Weave, Spin)
2017: Leo Geyer (Sideshows Suite)
2019: Joanna Ward (cuts, round, slow-moving.)
2022: Sebastian Johnson (The Norwich Service)