The Concorso 2 Agosto is proud to announce the Conductor of 2019 Edition will be Maestro Yoichi Sugiyama.
The Concorso 2 Agosto is proud to announce the President of the jury of 2019 Edition will be M.o Alessandro Solbiati.
Online application deadline: June 30th, 2019, at midnight GMT.
First Prize: € 6,000
Second Prize: € 3,000
Third Prize: € 2,000
The winning scores will be performed live in Bologna on August 2nd 2019, as one of the commemorative events held in memory of the victims of the massacres.
Scores submission does not involve any charges: participation in the competition is free of any application fee.
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Choosing the winners among this year's scores submissions was an evermore difficult job for the jury, who met last weekend to embark this pleasurable yet challenging task.
Here's the list of the chosen winners for the 2018 Edition:
Among the soloists who will perform this year at the Concorso 2Agosto Concert, there's Antonella Rondinone, one of the most appreciated singers on the national and international stage. Antonella's great ductility allows her to take on a lyric repertoire, as well as musicals and other genres that are not tied to the theatrical tradition.
This year, we are also renewing our collaboration with “La Scuola di Musica di Fiesole” (Fiesole Music School). Our solid and long-standing bond with the Fiesole Institution revolves around the “Veretti prize”, a series of scholarships and bursaries that the School promotes among its composers and that are donated every year.
The “Cantiere Internazionale d'Arte” of Montepulciano has had strong artistic ties to Concorso 2 Agosto for many years. This year we decided to collaborate through four young composer who took part in the “Avanguardie Composte” project.
Great success for the XXIII Edition of Concorso 2 Agosto held in the magnificient frame of Piazza Maggiore last night.
Many thanks and sincere congratulations to all the composers, guests and audience for making this evening special.
Choosing the winners among this year's scores submissions was an evermore difficult job for the jury, who met last weekend to embark this pleasurable yet challenging task. Here's the list of the chosen winners for the 2017 Edition:
The collaboration was born around a multidisciplinary project around non-academic vocality and musical repertoires.
“Three for Three”, this new work will open Concorso 2 Agosto next concert.Concorso 2 Agosto commissioned this new concerto for three soloists to the three winners of the Veretti Prize, organized by the Scuola di Musica di Fiesole - Fondazione O.N.L.U.S.: Benedetta Zamboni, Jacopo Aliboni and Federico Torri. Each of them will compose a movement of this three part soloist and orchestra Concerto. In each movement the soloist will be one of the three selected by the competition announcement.
"2 Agosto” is proud to announce that Marco Betta is the President of the jury for the XXIII Edition.
Applications for the 2017 Edition must be submitted online only, at www.concorso2agosto.it.
Online application deadline: June 18th, 2017, at midnight GMT.
Like every year, the winning operas of the International Composing Competition “2 Agosto” will be performed live during the great Concert in Piazza Maggiore in Bologna.
The opening piece of the concert has been commissioned to Francesco Maggio by the International Composing Competition “2 Agosto”. It will be performed in world premiere in Piazza Maggiore on August the 2nd 2016!
The Organising Committee of the International Composing Competition “2 Agosto” is proud to announce that the Conductor for the XXII Edition will be Alessandro Cadario.
The XXII Edition of the International Composing Competition “2 Agosto” is dedicated to scores intended to illustrate a ballet scene.
The Jury meeting of the International Composing Competition "2 Agosto" concluded - the XXII Edition of the contest is dedicated to scores for ballet scenes.
Among the winners of the Twenty-First Edition of the International Composing Competition "2 Agosto" there are two very young Iranian talents.
The XXI Edition of the “2 Agosto” International Composing Competition has been announced.
The show will be broadcast live on RAI 5 i from Piazza Maggiore, Bologna.
Here's the link to see the show live on the evening of August 2, 2014 at 9.15 pm.
We are proud to announce the winners of the International Composing Competition "2 Agosto" XX Edition 2014:
A few days ago ended the phase for competitors to submit their scores to the Competition 2014.
In order to take part to the Competition, this year - for the first time -, a subscription to the Competition website has been required.
The Organising Committee of the International Composing Competition “2 Agosto” is proud to announce that the Conductor for the XX Edition will be Timothy Brock.
In 2013 the winners were:
In occasione della XX edizione il Concorso 2 Agosto si rifà il look ed è ora online con un nuovissimo sito e una veste grafica rinnovata ed accattivante.
La giuria della XX edizione del Concorso Internazionale di Composizione "2 Agosto" è stata annunciata.