The competition aims to identify the most talented and artistic young musicians and to open opportunities for further professional career. In addition, it will contribute to the strengthening and expansion of international contacts.

The competition for performers on wind and percussion "Northern Rhapsody" will gather young musicians under 35 years of age. They will demonstrate their skills playing the flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, saxophone, French horn, trumpet, tenor trombone, tuba and percussion instruments.

The musical contest will allow Russian and foreign participants not only to demonstrate their talent and skill, but also to exchange professional experience, to listen to the advice of prominent artists during master classes and round table discussions.

Competitive performances will be evaluated by international competent jury consisted of well-known Russian and foreign specialists.

Applications for participation in the international competition can be sent by November 1st.

In 2019 the International competition for performers on wind and percussion "Northern Rhapsody" gathered 400 soloists, 28 ensembles and 12 orchestras from Russia and foreign countries.

Vologda Oblast official website