Application deadline: 10th February 2020

Arturo Toscanini
International
Conducting Competition

11° Edition

Parma Italian Capital of Culture 2020

11th Edition During “Parma 2020 Capitale Italiana Della Cultura” year

Application deadline: 10th February 2020

Arturo
Toscanini
International
Conducting
Competition

11° EDITION

Parma Italian Capital
of Culture 2020

11th Edition During “Parma 2020 Capitale Italiana Della Cultura” year

ABOUT

2020 – 11th EDITION
FOR YOUNG CONDUCTORS ON THE ITALIAN OPERA REPERTOIRE

During “Parma Italian Capital of Culture 2020” the Arturo Toscanini International Conducting Competition gets a face-lift, calling on Italian opera: the winner of the competition will be selected by an international jury, composed by General Managers and Artistic Directors of some of the most important Opera Houses of the world. Additionally, some the highest ranked Italian Opera Theatres and Festivals, will offer other awards in form of engagements.

International Jury

Application deadline: 10th February 2020

    Prizes

    • 2nd PRIZE
      € 7.500
    • 1st PRIZE
      "Arturo Toscanini"
      € 15.000
      • And a job appointment in the next concert season of the Filarmonica Arturo Toscanini
    • 3rd PRIZE
      € 5.000
      • Offered by Ce.PIM S.p.A – Interporto di Parma

    Special prizes

    • Special prize
      € 2.000
      • Audience Special Prize
    • Special prize
      € 1.000
      • "Emanuela Castelbarco Toscanini” Special Prize, offered by verdissime.com Association

    Prizes

    • 1st PRIZE
      "Arturo Toscanini"
      € 15.000
      • And a job appointment in the next concert season of the Filarmonica Arturo Toscanini
    • 2nd PRIZE
      € 7.500
    • 3rd PRIZE
      € 5.000

    Special prizes

    • Special prize
      € 2.000
      • Audience Special Prize
    • Special prize
      € 1.000
      • "Emanuela Castelbarco Toscanini” Special Prize, offered by verdissime.com Association

    SCHEDULE

    Events Venue
    from 25 April to 6 May 2020
    Centro di Produzione Musicale Arturo Toscanini, Parma

    Workshop

    Two weeks of intensive and preparatory study for the competition, with great orchestra conductors, singers, pianists, vocal coaches, musicologists, composers and artistic directors.

    Events Venue
    8-9-10 May 2020
    Centro di Produzione Musicale Arturo Toscanini, Parma

    Eliminatory

    The competition starts: the 12 candidates will be involved in rehearsing and conducting, choral and symphonic pieces, with singers and choir, both with piano and orchestra. Only 6 candidates will move to the next phase.

    Events Venue
    2-3 June 2020
    Centro di Produzione Musicale Arturo Toscanini, Auditorium Paganini, Parma

    Semifinals

    6 candidates will be involved in rehearsing and conducting a Rossini's sextet, a Mozart’s recitativo, symphonies and opera duets. Only 3 candidates will enter the final.

    Events Venue
    6 June 2020
    Teatro Regio, Parma

    Final

    The winner will be declared during a concert open to the public, at the Teatro Regio in Parma, consisting in the performance of a Rossini duet and of a complete Verdi opera.

    Workshop and Eliminatory phase

    THE NEWNESS OF THE COMPETITION

    Two weeks of technical, musical and cultural study dedicated to Italian opera, with repertoire specialists, vocal coaches, musicologists and great directors, to assimilate not only the history and culture of lyric music, but also flavors, perfumes, uses, customs of Parma, “capital of melodrama”.

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