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Concertisti Classica

Classical Music in Italy

The selection of classical music competitions of the current season

Each contest has its own rules, deadlines, organizers and prizes, which can be found on the official website. Participation in these competitions can be an opportunity for talented young musicians to prove themselves, improve their skills and make themselves known in the world of classical music.

Competitions in progress and coming soon

Competition @ Alessandria

From 26 September to 28 September '24

Chamber music

13th International Composition Competition for classical guitar 'Michele Pittaluga'

Registration deadline Monday, 1 July '24

pittaluga.org
competition@pittaluga.org
+390131253170
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Competition @ Bolzano

From 11 November to 7 September '25

Piano

65th Ferruccio Busoni International Piano Competition

Registration deadline Saturday, 25 May '24

busoni-mahler.eu
info@busoni-mahler.eu
+390471976568
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Competition @ Monza

From 4 October to 12 October '24

Piano

Rina Sala Gallo International Piano Competition, 27th edition – 2024

Registration deadline Sunday, 14 April '24

competitionsalagallo.it
info@concorsosalagallo.it
+39 334 7389372
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Competition @ Parma

From 15 June to 23 June '24

Symphonic

XII Edition 'Arturo Toscanini International Conducting Competition'

Registration deadline Thursday, 30 November '23

competitiontoscanini.it
segreteria@concorsotoscanini.it
+39 348 007 4410
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Competitions in the archive

From 17 Nov to 19 Nov '23 in Alessandria

Chamber music, piano, vocal

International Music Competition “City of Alessandria”

Registration deadline Friday, 10 November '23

international music competitionalessandria.it
velluti.stefano@libero.it
+39 329 0347456
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From 14 Nov to 16 Nov '23 in Rome

Bowed instruments

International competition for young musicians "Annarosa Taddei Award" 2023 - XI edition

Entries deadline Saturday, 15 July '23

https://associazioneannarosataddei.com
segreteria@associazioneannarosataddei.com
+393420822028
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From 10 Nov to 12 Nov '23 in Cinisello Balsamo

Vocal

'Salvatore Licitra' Opera Competition, 13th edition

Registration deadline Friday, 3 November '23

equivocimusicali.com
direction@equivocimusicali.com
+393498523022
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From 27 Oct to 1 Nov '23 in Venice

Piano

Venice Prize National Piano Competition – XXXIX edition

Entries deadline Monday, 4 September '23

https://www.teatrolafenice.it/altro/premio-venezia/
info@amicifenice.it
+39041786670
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From 16 Oct to 27 Oct '23 in Genoa

Bowed instruments

57th International Violin Competition “Paganini Prize”

Registration deadline Monday, 20 February '23

prizepaganini.it
staff@premiopaganini.it
+39 010 5574621
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From 03 Oct to 8 Oct '23 in Verona

Piano

Verona International Piano Competition – 2023

Entries deadline Monday, 31 July '23

https://concorsopianisticoverona.com
competition@veronafestival.eu
+393451604938
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From 08 Sep to 17 Sep '23 in Gorizia

Bowed instruments

42nd International Violin Competition “Rodolfo Lipizer Award”

Entries deadline Sunday, 30 April '23

https://www.lipizer.it
lipizer@lipizer.it
+390481547863
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From 08 Sep to 16 Sep '23 in Roncole Verdi

Vocal

59th International Competition for Verdian Voices City of Busseto

Entries deadline Monday, 10 April '23

https://www.vociverdiane.com/
vociverdiane@latoscanini.it
+390521203911
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From 31 Aug to 5 Sep '23 in Finale Ligure

Piano

49th International Piano Competition “Palma d'Oro”

Registration deadline Sunday, 16 July '23

competitionpalmadoro.com
concorsopalmadoro@gmail.com
+393495280441
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From 07 Nov to 3 Sep '23 in Bolzano

Piano

64th Ferruccio Busoni International Piano Competition 2022/2023

Entries deadline Thursday, 19 May '22

busoni-mahler.eu
info@busoni-mahler.eu
+390471976568
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From 22 Aug to 27 Aug '23 in Vittorio Veneto

Bowed instruments

33rd edition of the “Città di Vittorio Veneto” Violin Competition

Registration deadline Wednesday, 31 May '23

www.violinovittorioveneto.it/concorso
violino@comune.vittorio-veneto.tv.it
+390438569315
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From 18 Jul to 23 Jul '23 in Portofino

Vocal

9th Portofino International Opera Competition

Entries deadline Tuesday, 25 April '23

https://www.portofinoclip.it
iscrizioni@portofinoclip.it
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From 03 Jul to 8 Jul '23 in Riva del Garda

Vocal

International Competition for Young Opera Singers 'Riccardo Zandonai', XXIX Edition

Entries deadline Monday, 26 June '23

https://www.musicarivafestival.com/
info@musicariva.org
+390464554073
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From 05 Jul to 2 Dec '22 in Rome

International Competition for young musicians “Premio Annarosa Taddei” 2022 - X edition

Entries deadline Saturday, 25 June '22

associazioneannarosataddei.com
segreteria@associazioneannarosataddei.com
+390633678403
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From 11 Sep to 17 Sep '22 in Terni

“Alessandro Casagrande” International Piano Competition - 32nd edition

Registration deadline Wednesday, 15 December '21

www.concorsocasagrande.org
fondazionecasagrande@gmail.com
+390744549713
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From 02 Sep to 11 Sep '22 in Gorizia

41st International Violin Competition "Rodolfo Lipizer Prize"

Entries deadline Saturday, 30 April '22

www.lipizer.it
lipizer@lipizer.it
+390481547863
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From 09 Jul to 13 Jul '22 in Riva del Garda, Trento

International Competition for Young Opera Singers "Riccardo Zandonai" 2022 - XXVIII edition

Entries deadline Friday, 1 July '22

musicarivafestival.com
info@musicarivafestival.com
+390464554073
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From 31 Mar to 3 Apr '22 in Trapani

XVII Giuseppe Di Stefano Opera Competition 2022

Entries deadline Friday, 25 March '22

concorsogiuseppedistefano.it
info@concorsogiuseppedistefano.it
+3909231784635
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From 03 Feb to 5 Feb '22 in Livorno

1st International Mascagnane Voices Competition

Registration deadline Saturday, 15 January '22

goldoniteatro.it
vocimascagnane@goldoniteatro.it
+390586204237
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From 22 Nov to 28 Nov '21 in Venice

National Piano Competition Premio Venezia - 37th edition

Entries deadline Monday, 6 September '21

www.teatrolafenice.it/premiovenezia
info@amicifenice.it
+390415227737
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From 22 Nov to 25 Nov '21 in Rome

International competition for young musicians "Annarosa Taddei Award" 2021 - IX edition

Registration deadline Wednesday, 15 September '21

www.associazioneannarosataddeicom
segreteria@associazioneannarosataddei.com
0633678403
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From 10 Nov to 13 Nov '21 in Brescia

3rd Competition City of Brescia “Giancarlo Facchinetti 'for conductors

Entries deadline Thursday, 30 September '21

www.dedaloensemble.it
competition@dedaloensemble.it
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From 06 Sep to 31 Oct '21 in San Giorgio di Piano

Giuseppe Alberghini Award - VI Edition

Entries deadline Saturday, 10 July '21

http://www.renogalliera.it
Premioalberghini@renogalliera.it
3311081173
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From 20 Oct to 24 Oct '21 in Vicenza

Baroque Singing Competition - XV Fatima Third Prize

Registration deadline Sunday, 25 July '21

www.spazioemusica.it
segreteria@spazioemusica.it
+393895170098
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From 22 Oct to 24 Oct '21 in Venaria Reale

“Luigi Nono” International Chamber Music Competition 24th edition

Registration deadline Friday, 1 October '21

www.amiciperlamusica.com
registrizioni@concorsoluiginono.com
+393398171494
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From 22 Oct to 24 Oct '21 in Venaria Reale

“Luigi Nono” International Composition Award 8. edition

Entries deadline Saturday, 31 July '21

www.amiciperlamusica.com
registrizioni@concorsoluiginono.com
+393398171494
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From 14 Oct to 23 Oct '21 in Pienza

Opera Pienza - XI International Competition for Opera Singers "City of Pienza"

Entries deadline Monday, 4 October '21

www.operapienza.it
info@operapienza.it
+390578748502
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From 05 Oct to 11 Oct '21 in Matera

“Nino Rota” International Conducting Competition 5th edition

Entries deadline Tuesday, 20 July '21

http://www.concorsoninorota.it
info@concorsoninorota.it
+393929199935
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From 07 Oct to 10 Oct '21 in Verona

Verona International Piano Competition

Entries deadline Saturday, 31 July '21

https://concorsopianisticoverona.com
secretary@concorsopianisticoverona.com
+393451604939
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From 05 Oct to 10 Oct '21 in Padua

Iris Adami Corradetti International Opera Competition

Entries deadline Tuesday, 28 September '21

https://concorsocorradetti.comune.padova.it/public/
competition.corradetti@comune.padova.it
+393311611301
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From 28 Sep to 5 Oct '21 in Seregno

"Ettore Pozzoli" International Piano Competition

Registration deadline Wednesday, 30 June '21

https://www.concorsopozzoli.it
info@concorsopozzoli.it
+390362263541
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From 28 Sep to 3 Oct '21 in Sulmona

International Singing Competition "Maria Caniglia"

Entries deadline Thursday, 23 September '21

http://www.teatromariacaniglia.com
info@teatromariacaniglia.com
0864212207
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From 27 Sep to 2 Oct '21 in Vittorio Veneto

32nd Violin Competition City of Vittorio Veneto - Prosecco DOC International Award

Entries deadline Thursday, 20 May '21

www.violinovittorioveneto.it
violino@comune.vittorio-veneto.tv.it
+390438569310
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From 15 Sep to 18 Sep '21 in Rome

International Competition ”Sacred Music '2021

Registration deadline Wednesday, 30 June '21

www.accademiamusicaleeuropea.org
concorsomusicasacra@gmail.com
+39 347 4775173
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From 03 Sep to 12 Sep '21 in Gorizia

40th International Violin Competition Rodolfo Lipizer Prize

Registration deadline Wednesday, 30 June '21

www.lipizer.it
lipizer@lipizer.it
+390481547863
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From 10 Sep to 12 Sep '21 in Montecosaro

"Anita Cerquetti" International Opera Competition

Entries deadline Saturday, 28 August '21

http://www.accademiacerquetti.it
direzioneartistica@accademiacerquetti.it
+39 0733 183 0674
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From 08 Sep to 12 Sep '21 in Acquaviva delle Fonti

V International Piano Competition "City of Acquaviva delle Fonti"

Entries deadline Friday, 20 August '21

www.colafemminapianocompetition.it
info@colafemminapianocompetition.it
+393494775799
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From 03 Sep to 5 Sep '21 in Rome

20th "Ottavio Ziino" International Opera Competition Rome - September 2021

Entries deadline Sunday, 4 July '21

http://www.concorsoottavioziino.com/
info@ilvillaggiodellamusica.it
+393402487915
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From 29 Sep to 3 Sep '21 in Messina

Messina International Clarinet Competition Italy "Working in the Orchestra"

Entries deadline Thursday, 15 July '21

http://www.teatrovittorioemanuele.it
e.saija@teatrovittorioemanuele.it
+390902408836
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From 30 Aug to 1 Sep '21 in Majano

14th "Alpe Adria" International Chamber Competition

Entries deadline Friday, 20 August '21

www.crdmitalia.org
crdm@crdmitalia.org
+390432959019
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From 23 Aug to 31 Aug '21 in Finale Ligure

47th "Palma d'Oro" International Piano Competition

Entries deadline Saturday, 10 July '21

www.concorsopalmadoro.com
concorsopalmadoro@gmail.com
+393495280441
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From 18 Aug to 21 Aug '21 in Orvieto

9th International Competition for Opera Directors

Entries deadline Tuesday, 20 July '21

www.spaziomusica.org
info@spaziomusica.org
+39010317192
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From 04 Aug to 7 Aug '21 in Bellano

V International Opera Singing Competition "Bellano, the town of artists"

Registration deadline Sunday, 1 August '21

www.lakecomoacademy.com
concorsolirico21@gmail.com
335 1752102
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From 26 Jul to 31 Jul '21 in Livorno

Livorno Piano Competition 5th edition

Registration deadline Wednesday, 30 June '21

www.livornopianocompetition.com
livornoclassica@gmail.com
+393356495260
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From 17 Jul to 24 Jul '21 in Riva del Garda

International Competition for Young Opera Singers 'Riccardo Zandonai'

Entries deadline Monday, 12 July '21

www.musicarivafestival.com
info@musicarivafestival.com
+390464554073
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From 17 Jul to 18 Jul '21 in Orvieto

26th International Competition for Opera Singers "Spazio Musica"

Registration deadline Wednesday, 30 June '21

www.spaziomusica.org
info@spaziomusica.org
+39010317192
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From 08 Jul to 10 Jul '21 in Orléans

“Brin d'herbe” international piano competition of Orléans for young people - 2021

Entries deadline Monday, 19 April '21

https://oci-piano.com
info@oci-piano.fr
+330238628922
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From 15 Jun to 18 Jun '21 in Naples

Sigismund Thalberg International Piano Award

Entries deadline Monday, 15 March '21

https://www.centrothalberg.com
info@centrothalberg.it
0817618260
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From 24 May to 2 Jun '21 in Sogliano al Rubicone

18th International Competition "Luigi Zanuccoli"

Entries deadline Monday, 3 May '21

http://lnx.classicallmusic.com/
zanuccoli@classicallmusic.com
+393931228116
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From 11 May to 16 May '21 in Spicchio in Lamporecchio

27th Giulio Rospigliosi Piano Competition

Entries deadline Monday, 26 April '21

http://www.acmrospigliosi.it
info@acmrospigliosi.it
3471305764
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From 13 Nov to 15 Nov '20 in Cinisello Balsamo

'Salvatore Licitra' Opera Competition XI edition

Registration deadline Friday, 6 November '20

equivocimusicali.com
direction@equivocimusicali.com
+39 349 8523022
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From 05 Nov to 8 Nov '20 in Gioia del Colle

XXIII ed. "Pietro ARGENTO" International Music Competition

Entries deadline Thursday, 15 October '20

http://www.concorsoargento.it/it/
info@concorso argento.it
+39 080 3433405
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