Concerto Competition


Each student in the Lunigiana International Music Festival has the opportunity to enter the competition to perform as a soloist with orchestra during one of our final concerts and to win multiple concert prizes.

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 2020

Every student who applies to the Full Package of 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 with the accompaniment of the 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 April 20, 2020.

The jury is composed by LIMF faculty members and guest artists who will be announced on the website by the beginning of 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 in order to be awarded.

Competition schedule is going to be communicate on the website by June 30, 2020.

Each winner will receive further prizes, which are listed on the website. 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 2020

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


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

W.A.Mozart: Concerto n. 27 in Bb Major, K.595 “Allegro”

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


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


P. A. Locatelli: Violin Concerto No. 1 in D major “Largo-Allegro”

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

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


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

G. P. Telemann: Concerto in G Major


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




Ramon Carrero Martinez

Thomas Walter


Hanna Maria Zajaczkiewicz

Sam Dhobhany


Giorgio Agnes

Eda Oncul

Agimus grosseto

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


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


Eda Oncul piano
Thomas Walter cello

San Giacomo Festival

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


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


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


Giorgio Agnes piano

New York Prize


Ramon Carrero Martinez viola
Sila Senturk piano
Benhur Mosazghi voice

Covid-19 Updates
Message to Applicants, Audiences and Supporters.

We are really happy to announce to you that the Festival will go on!

We opened the applications for LIMF ON SCREEN – our online edition! Please click here to APPLY.
On May 20, we will launch the COMPOSITION COMPETITION.
Keep following us to have news about our CONCERT SERIES MUSICA NEI BORGHI, organized and promoted by the Comune di Fivizzano. The schedule will be launched in June.
We look forward to meeting you soon, in person or online!