Chronos is pleased to announce that Arise, Arise by Carmine Lappano was selected as the winning entry in the 2022-2023 season edition of the Chronos Composition Competition.

The jury selected Arise, Arise in an anonymous process from a strong and diverse field of entries submitted from five provinces! Congratulations to Carmine, and to all the other entrants! Carmine will receive a prize payment, and Arise, Arise will be performed by Chronos in the upcoming season.

Carmine is the 6th winner of this award; to learn more about this annual event, and about Chronos’ history in promoting new and Canadian choral music, visit the New Music section of our website.

Carmine Lappano

We would like to acknowledge two other composers for the high quality of their entries: Stella terHart with Veni Amor Meus, and Ben Bolden with Nothing Gold. Congratulations to Stella and Ben!

Chronos would like to offer a big thank you to the external jurors: Paula Kremer (Vancouver, BC), Jamie Hillman (Toronto, ON), and Melissa Morgan (Regina, SK).