Concerto Competition

CONCERT AS SOLOIST WITH ORCHESTRA PRIZE 

MULTIPLE CONCERT AND RECORDING OPPORTUNITIES

SPECIAL PRIZE 2022:
PREMIO “STRADELLA” – 1000 EURO

Every student to the Lunigiana International Music Festival will have the opportunity to enter into the competition to perform as a soloist with orchestra during a concert at the end of the Festival. The jury, composed of faculty members, guest artists, the President and the Artistic Director, will make an indisputable choice of a pianist, singer, violinist, violist and cellist to participate in the concert. Beside winners in every category, multiple concert and recording prizes will be assigned to students.

Rules 2022

Every student who applies to the Lunigiana International Music Festival has the right to partecipate into the competition. No age limits. Musicians who are not enrolled in the LIMF cannot apply into the competition.

The competition will be held in one round and it will be with the accompaniment of a pianist. Each contestant is required to play the entire concerto/movement/aria selected.

Each contestant should select a piece from the repertoire list given on the website. No other pieces will be admitted. Program selected must be specified in the application form. No changes of the program will be accepted after May 30, 2022.

The jury is composed by LIMF faculty members and guest artists who will be announced on the website and/or social media during the Festival.

At least one winner of each category will be announced (voice, piano, viola, cello, violin).

Each winner is required to perform in the final concert(s)   in order to be awarded. 

Competition schedule is going to be communicate to the contestants by the beginning of the Festival.

Each winner might receive further prizes. Special prizes might be awarded also to other contestants. 

Prizes are ongoing and the information will be uploaded on the website. 

The jury has the right to decide whether or not to award a prize. 

List of concertos and arias 2022

The requested concerto/aria must be specified on the application form from the following list of composers.

Piano

W. A. Mozart: Concerto n. 9 in Eb Major, K.271 “Allegro”

L.v. Beethoven: Concerto n. 1 in C Major, op.15 “Rondó. Allegro Scherzando”

F. Chopin: Concerto n.1 in E Minor, op. 11 “Rondo-Vivace”

Voice

Two arias by any of the following: Puccini, Verdi, Donizetti, Mozart, Bellini, Rossini.

Violin

A. Vivaldi: Winter from the “Four Seasons”

W. Mozart: Concerto n.3 in G Major, K.216 “Rondeau: Allegro”

W. Mozart: Concerto n.5 in A Major, K. 219 “Allegro Aperto”

Viola

C. P.  Stamitz: Concerto in D Major, op.1, 2nd and 3rd movements (both)

F.A. Hoffmeister: Concerto in D Major “Allegro”

cello

J. Haydn: Concerto in C Major Hob. Viib:1, “Adagio” “Finale”(both)

L. Boccherini: Concerto in B Flat Major G.482, “Allegro Moderato”

M. Bruch: Kol Nidrei, op.47

Prizes

WINNERS 2019

Strings

Ramon Carrero Martinez
viola



Thomas Walter
cello

Voice

Hanna Maria Zajaczkiewicz
soprano



Sam Dhobhany
bass-bariton

Piano

Giorgio Agnes

Eda Oncul

Agimus grosseto

1 Piano Recital and 1 Vocal Recital in the Tuscan “Giovani in Musica” 2020 Season

WINNERS

Raymond Chan piano
Hanna Maria Zajaczkiewicz voice

Associazione Musicaviva

1 Piano Recital and 1 Chamber Music Recital in the “Torino Chamber Music Festival” 2020 Season

WINNERS

Eda Oncul piano
Thomas Walter cello

San Giacomo Festival

2 Recitals at the Oratorio di Santa Cecilia in Bologna in the 2019/2020 Season

WINNERS

Manami Aoki/Sam Dhobhany voice
Sila Senturk piano

Special Prizes

Sheva Collection (London)

A professional recording with the Label Sheva Collection dedicated to a String player

WINNERS

Ramon Carrero Martinez viola

Associazione I concerti nel Tempio

A Piano Concerto with the ICNT Orchestra and Conductor Daniele Camiz at the Waldesian Church in Rome for the 2019/2020 Season

WINNERS

Giorgio Agnes piano

New York Prize

WINNERS

Ramon Carrero Martinez viola
Sila Senturk piano
Benhur Mosazghi voice

WELCOME TO THE FIFTH EDITION OF THE LUNIGIANA INTERNATIONAL MUSIC FESTIVAL!

Applications are officially open, do not lose the opportunity to meet many musicians from all around the world and to play along with them in wonderful Lunigiana (Tuscany, Italy). Also, you will get so many things to do: lessons, masterclasses, seminars, italian classes and even a concerto competition with many possible awards!

Scholarships and fellowships are available.

For any further information we are always here to help.
Just write to: info@lunigianamusicfestival.com

Best wishes,
Andrea&Chantal
LIMF Co-Founders