PAST EDITION

FIRST EDITION 2013

dedicated to the bicentenary of the birth of Giuseppe Verdi (1813 – 2013)

work required: Ave Maria for a cappella choir based on the enigmatic scale

Giuria

Ennio Morricone president
Angelo Inglese artistic director
Roberto Gabbiani
Fabrizio Festa
Silvano Presciuttini

1st prize Andrea Damiano Cotti
2nd prize Luca Pettinato
3rd prize Biancamaria Furgeri
menzione speciale Aurelio Pianciola

SECOND EDITION 2014

dedicated to the 90th anniversary of the death of Giacomo Puccini (1924 – 2014)

work required: Requiem for choir (STB), viola and organ

Giuria

Lorenzo Palomo president
Angelo Inglese artistic director
Alfredo Rugeles Asuaje
Angelo Cavallaro
Jennifer Pascual

1st prize Francesco Stillitano
2nd prize (ex aequo) Stephen Fraser
2nd prize (ex aequo) Fabrizio Callai
3rd prize James Cristopher Pardini

THIRD EDITION 2014

dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the death of Pietro Mascagni (1945 – 2015)

work required: Pater Noster for soprano and string quintet

Giuria

Kai Nieminen president
Angelo Inglese artistic director
Ms. Vincenzo De Gregorio
Ciro Visco
Flavio Colusso
Marco Di Battista

1st prize Pietro Magnani
2nd prize (ex aequo) Luca Iacono
2nd prize (ex aequo) Claudio Bonometti
3rd prize Piermichele Bertaina

Fourth edition 2016

dedicated to the 80th anniversary of the death of Ottorino Respighi (1936 – 2016)

work required: Cantata concertante for mezzosoprano, violin and piano

Giuria

Erkki-Sven Tüür president
Angelo Inglese artistic director
Maria Luisa Balza
Francesco Antonioni
Teresa Procaccini

1st prize Not assigned

2nd prize Andrei Octavian Popescu

3rd prize Matteo Maria Salvo