Baird Competition: First Round Results

The results of the first round of the Tadeusz Baird Competition for Young Composers were announced on January 16. The jury—including Jerzy Bauer, Zbigniew Bagiński, Krzysztof Baculewski and Sławomir Czrnecki—selected the following works: Smugi cienia [The Streaks of Shadows], Goliady, Tick!—Time (time is ticking), Trzy jedności [The Three Unities], and Ménilmontant Fluctuations. The composers’ names remain anonymous, and these works will be performed June 16 at the Mazovian Cultural Center in Warsaw, after which the names of the winning composers will be announced. The competition is organized by the Polish Compoosers’ Union (ZKP).