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As is tradition, three international music events in the Val Tidone castles will take place:

1. Val Tidone International Music Competitions
2. Val Tidone Summer Camp
3. Val Tidone Festival

Val Tidone International Music Competitions - XX Edition
8th - 18th June, 2017


Seven International Music Competitions will take place:

PROFESSIONAL PERFORMANCE PRIZES
Classical and Contemporary Music Department
1. "Silvio Bengalli" Piano Prize
2. "Carlo Civardi" Accordion Prize
3. "Contessa Tina Orsi Anguissola Scotti" Chamber Music Prize

YOUNG MUSICIANS COMPETITION (WITH AGE CATEGORIES)
Classical and Contemporary Music Department
4. "Val Tidone" Young Talent Competition
(Sections: Piano, Accordion, Strings, Plucked Instruments, Winds, Singing, Chamber Music)

COMPOSITION COMPETITION
Classical and Contemporary Music Department
5. "Egidio Carella" Composition Competition

POP SINGER COMPETITION
Pop, Rock, World and Jazz Music Department
6. "Germano Varesi" Pop Singer Competition

SPECIAL PRIZE FOR FOLK MUSIC
Pop, Rock, World and Jazz Music Department
7. "Tidone Folk" - Special Prize for Folk Music

We will offer money prizes and concerts (total prize money amounts to more than 20,000 Euros + 10 concerts), recordings, publication and performance of the selected scores.

The Val Tidone International Music Competitions require high professional standard. Therefore a prize obtained in those contests represents a valuable passport toward an international career.

Even the name of the jury members represent a guarantee: pianists such as Andrzej Jasinski, Karl-Heinz Kaemmerling, Viktor Merzhanov, Sergio Perticaroli, Roberto Cappello, Boris Bloch, Dmitri Bashkirov, Aquiles Delle Vigne, Lazar Berman, Michele Campanella, Leonid Margarius, Pavel Gililov, Boris Petrushansky, Jura Margulis, Ratko Delorko, Ayami Ikeba etc.; University and Conservatory directors such as Leonardo Taschera and Sonia Bo (Conservatorio "G. Verdi" - Milano), Jacques Grimbert ("Musique en Sorbonne" - Paris), Paul Méfano (CNR Versailles), Andrea Talmelli (Istituto Musicale Pareggiato "A. Peri" - Reggio Emilia), Fabrizio Garilli (Conservatorio "G. Nicolini" - Piacenza); world famous composers such as Luis de Pablo, Klaus Huber, Azio Corghi, Ivan Fedele; accordionists such as Friedrich Lips, Teodoro Anzellotti, Radzap Shaykhutdinov, jacques Mornet, Vojin Vasovic, Ricardas and Raimondas Sviackevicius; the cellist Michael Flaksman, the violinist Ernesto Schiavi (Artistic Director of the Teatro alla Scala Philharmonic Orchestra) and principal parts of important orchestras such as Mikhail Tsinman (Konzertmeister of the Bolshoi Theatre), Alfre Rutz (principal flaute of the RTSI Orchestra), Pierino Miretti (principal clarinet of the Regio Theatre in Torino), Leonardo Colonna (principal contrabbass of the Solisti Veneti Orchestra) and others.

Artistic Director
Livio Bollani
Regione Casa Berni, 3 - 27049 Stradella (PV - Italy)
Tel. (+39) 0385.245798 - Mobile (+39) 339.7778369
e-mail: livio.bollani@gmail.com

Memberships
The Val Tidone International Music Competitions have been members of the Alink-Argerich Foundation since 2003.

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