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"Grand Prize Virtuoso" - Salzburg "Wiener Saal, Mozarteum"

April 14, 2018
"Grand Prize Virtuoso" International Music Competition is open to all nationalities and ages for strings, piano, wind, vocal and chamber music. Each discipline is divided into different age categories: Young Musician (8 years old and under), Junior (9 to 12 years old), Intermediate (13 to 15 years old), Advanced (16 to 18 years old) and Senior (no age limit). 

Our competition wants to encourage young musicians to perform and grow. The audition for the jury will be evaluated through audio/video material, and the final selections of winners are based solely on the same recordings submitted.

A selected group of winners will receive an invitation to perform at the Wiener Saal, Mozarteum in Salzburg July 7-8, 2018.
Application Deadline: May 10, 2018.
Further information about Salzburg competition can be found here:

21st International Music Competition "Pietro Argento"

April 8, 2018

Section Young Talents (up to 10 years old)
scholarship € 100

Section I Piano
group A (up to 15 years old)
I classified € 500
II classified € 300
III classified € 100

group B (up to 21 years old)
I classified € 700
II classified € 400
III classified € 200

Section II
Pianistic performance (up to 37 years old)
I classified € 2000 and 1 prize-concert
II classified € 800 and 1 prize-concert
III classified € 400 and 1 prize-concert

Section III Chamber music (no age limits)
scholarship € 500 ( the best classified with the max. points between group A-B )

Sezione IV Vocal music (no age limits)
scholarship € 500 ( the best classified with the max. points between group A-B ), special prize offered by Fondazione “Paolo Grassi”, Martina Franca.

Only the 1st classified of the I, II, III and IV sections will performe in final concert and can be selected for the absolute prize, 2nd and 3rd classified will performe in final concert, but they cannot be selected for absolute prize.

Teacher who has more awarded pupils will receive plate and mention.
Absolute first prize among I, II, III, IV sections, selected by Jury in the final concert will be who will have the max. points not less than 98/100. He/She or the winning ensemble will have Absolute Winner diploma and Plate, “Daniele Lobefaro” Scholarship € 1000 and, n.1 prize-concerts and will be appointed Jury member in the next Competition edition.
The winner or winning ensemble on the 21st competition edition must play in the next edition opening concert.
In the event of ex aequo, scholarships will be divided. Absolute 1st prize scolarship is indivisible.
A prize will be awarded , moreover, from the critics, plate and 1 prize-concert.
N.5 prize-concerts in the 15th Legature Music Season 2019, to 1st or 2nd classified candidates will be awarded.

International announcement for the selection of Opera singers and Répétiteurs/Opera Coaches

March 18, 2017

Accademia del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino announces open the enrolment for admission of Opera singers and Répétiteurs to the academic year 2017-18.

The objective of the course is the advanced vocational training of opera singers and répétiteurs/opera coaches.  Participants will be given the opportunity to attend lessons of highly qualified specialization, aimed at the advancement of their technical, stylistic, interpretive and scenic skills and the expansion of cultural knowledge necessary to practice the profession.

The advanced vocational training course will run from November 2017 through June 2018, with a possible extension for activities of work experience up to October 2018.

The young singers will have the opportunity to study with well-known artists and professionals of the field, and will be allowed to follow daily the different phases of opera production at the Opera di Firenze.  

Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino Foundation and the partner opera-symphonic institutions may offer the young artists the possibility to participate in operas and concerts in their season billboard, in title or cover roles.

The enrolment and the attendance to the course are free.

The young artists admitted to the Academy will be awarded a scholarship equal to Euro 800.00 gross per month (from November 2017 to June 2018). Additional prizes may be established by the Direction of the Academy in agreement with the Ar-tistic Direction of Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino/Opera di Firenze.

The Coordination of the Academy is entrusted to Gianni Tangucci, in cooperation with the Artistic Direction of the Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino Foundation.

Enrolment deadline: May 10, 2017

Registration fee for selection: Euro 80,00

Opera singers

Age Limit:  born on or after January 1, 1984

Selection Dates: The preliminary phase is based on the assessment of a Curriculum Vitae and two audio-video recordings. The next phases consist in live auditions, which will take place at the Opera di Firenze on the following dates:
– June 14, 15, 16 2017: semifinals
– June 17 2017: final

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Répétiteurs/Opera Coaches

Age Limit: born on or after January 1, 1987

Selection Dates: The selection phase consists in live auditions, which will take place at the Opera di Firenze, Piazzale Vittorio Gui n.1, on the following dates:
– June 8, 9, 10 2017

DOWNLOAD THE ANNOUNCEMENT enrol now

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Enrolment office
 

Maggio Musicale Fiorentino Academy

Opera di Firenze, Piazzale Vittorio Gui, 1 – 50144 Firenze (Italy)
Tel. (+39) 055 2779335
[email protected]

www.operadifirenze.it/academy

International announcement for the selection of Opera singers and Répétiteurs/Opera Coaches

March 18, 2017

International announcement for the selection of Opera singers and Répétiteurs/Opera Coaches

Accademia del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino announces open the enrolment for admission of Opera singers and Répétiteurs to the academic year 2017-18.

The objective of the course is the advanced vocational training of opera singers and répétiteurs/opera coaches.  Participants will be given the opportunity to attend lessons of highly qualified specialization, aimed at the advancement of their technical, stylistic, interpretive and scenic skills and the expansion of cultural knowledge necessary to practice the profession.

The advanced vocational training course will run from November 2017 through June 2018, with a possible extension for activities of work experience up to October 2018.

The young singers will have the opportunity to study with well-known artists and professionals of the field, and will be allowed to follow daily the different phases of opera production at the Opera di Firenze.  

Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino Foundation and the partner opera-symphonic institutions may offer the young artists the possibility to participate in operas and concerts in their season billboard, in title or cover roles.

The enrolment and the attendance to the course are free.

The young artists admitted to the Academy will be awarded a scholarship equal to Euro 800.00 gross per month (from November 2017 to June 2018). Additional prizes may be established by the Direction of the Academy in agreement with the Ar-tistic Direction of Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino/Opera di Firenze.

The Coordination of the Academy is entrusted to Gianni Tangucci, in cooperation with the Artistic Direction of the Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino Foundation.

Enrolment deadline: May 10, 2017

Registration fee for selection: Euro 80,00

Opera singers

Age Limit:  born on or after January 1, 1984

Selection Dates: The preliminary phase is based on the assessment of a Curriculum Vitae and two audio-video recordings. The next phases consist in live auditions, which will take place at the Opera di Firenze on the following dates:
– June 14, 15, 16 2017: semifinals
– June 17 2017: final

DOWNLOAD THE ANNOUNCEMENT enrol now

______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Répétiteurs/Opera Coaches

Age Limit: born on or after January 1, 1987

Selection Dates: The selection phase consists in live auditions, which will take place at the Opera di Firenze, Piazzale Vittorio Gui n.1, on the following dates:
– June 8, 9, 10 2017

DOWNLOAD THE ANNOUNCEMENT enrol now

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For more information
Enrolment office
Maggio Musicale Fiorentino Academy
Piazzale Vittorio Gui, 1 – 50144 Firenze (Italy)
Tel. (+39) 055 2779335
[email protected]

www.operadifirenze.it/academy

International selection of opera singers - Opera di Firenze - Maggio Musicale Fiorentino Academy

May 21, 2016

INTERNATIONAL ANNOUNCEMENT FOR THE SELECTION OF YOUNG OPERA SINGERS  

Enrollment is now open for admission of opera singers to the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino Academy / Opera di Firenze - academic year 2016/2017

Enrolment deadline: June 30, 2016   

Selections: From July 24 to July 27, 2016 

Aims of the course: The objective of the course is the advanced vocation­al training of opera singers, with the goal of favoring a solid beginning and advancement of the career. Young artists will be given the opportunity to attend lessons of highly qualified specialization, with the purpose of improving their technical, stylistic, in­terpretive and acting skills, and expanding cultural knowledge necessary to practice the profession.

Duration of the course: The course will run from November 2016 to June 2017, with a possible extension for work experience activities up to October 2017.

Registration fee to the course: Enrollment and attendance to the course are free.

Benefit: Admitted singers will be awarded a scholarship equal to € 1,200 per month, from November 2016 to June 2017.

Productions: Opera di Firenze - Maggio Musicale Fiorentino and the partner musical institutions may offer the young artists the opportunity to participate in operas and concerts of their season billboard.

Info

Web: www.operadifirenze.it/academy/announcement-singers-2016

Email: [email protected]

Tel: +39 055 2779335