Sungji Hong

Winner of The Kazimierz Serocki Composers' Competition


September 12, 2021


One hundred twelve scores from all over the world were sent to the Kazimierz Serocki 17th International Composers’ Competition 2021, organised by the Polish Society for Contemporary Music. On 10-12 September 2021 the Competition Jury awarded composers from South Korea, Italy and Czech Republic. The event was held under the honorary patronage of the Polish Composers' Union.


112 (one hundred twelve) scores were sent to the Competition from all over the world.

The Jury: Paweł Łukaszewski (Poland), Paul Patterson (United Kingdom), and Dariusz Przybylski (Poland) decided to give the following prizes:

The FIRST Prize (13.000PLN) went to Sungji Hong (SOUTH KOREA) – “Lux Mundi”.

The SECOND Prize (8.000PLN) went to Massimo Lauricella (ITALY) – “Imis”.

The THIRD Prize (4.000PLN) went to Jan Holý (CZECH REPUBLIC) – “The Puppet”.

The prizes were funded by The Ministry of Culture, National Heritage and Sport.

PWM Edition’s Special Prize for the Youngest Winner: PWM Edition’s publications – awarded to Sungji Hong.

Event Partner: The Authors’ Society ZAiKS
Honorary Patron:
Polish Composers’ Society
Media Patron: Polish Music Information Center

The CONCERT OF THE WINNERS co-organized with the Polish Radio Channel 2 will take place on the 6h of November 2021 in Władysław Szpilman Polish Radio Concert Studio in Warsaw. The Concert will be recorded and broadcast on the Polish Radio Channel 2 and then offered to the European Broadcasting Union.