Press conference in Rome
5.04.2017

On April 6, 2017 at 11.00 the press conference of Accademia Chigiana will take place at the famous Biblioteca Chigiana in Rome, Sala delle Colonne. The speakers of the press conference will be the President of the academy - Marcello Clarich and the Artistic director - Nicola Sani. They will illustrate all the activities of the next Festival & Summer Academy 2017 and will present the new project of the Chigiana Prize. 

 

Rules
Categories for the 2017 auditions

PIANO / VIOLIN / CELLO / VIOLA 

General information

For Premio Chigiana 2017 we will take in consideration applications received on our website as well as suggestions from renowned musicians.

After 27 April 2017 a limited number of artists will be invited for a personal meeting and audition in one of the three locations where auditions are taking place.

The auditions will define the two winners of Premio Chigiana 2017 who will meet each other at the opening Gala of Chigiana International Festival in Siena on 7 July 2017.

They will perform in front of eminent personalities of the classical music world with the Orchestra Regionale della Toscana to determine who will be awarded the Golden and the Silver Star of Premio Chigiana 2017. 

Prizes

Golden Star — 12.000 euro

Silver Star — 8.000 euro

To apply
  • Musicians must be not older than 35 (as at 7 July 2017). 
  • The applicant should send a presentation letter with an updated biography, reviews and eventual recommendation letters.
  • The applicant must submit a link to a video of free choice repertoire.
  • All applications must be received by 27 April 2017, 00.00 CET Time.
Private auditions will take place in:

The musicians will perform for a maximum of 30 minutes of free choice repertoire and will have an opened discussion with the jury. 

The results of the auditions will be published on 10 June 2017. 

Final challenge in Siena

It will take place at the Teatro dei Rinnovati in Siena, on 7 July 2017 as the Opening Gala of the Chigiana International Festival. The winners will be accompanied by the Orchestra Regionale della Toscana conducted by Jonathan Stockhammer. 

The two selected artists will have to perform a solo piece/s of max 30 minutes and a concerto with orchestra. The programme must be confirmed to the organizing committee by 12 June 2017. 

News
Press conference in Rome
5.04.2017

On April 6, 2017 at 11.00 the press conference of Accademia Chigiana will take place at the famous Biblioteca Chigiana in Rome, Sala delle Colonne. The speakers of the press conference will be the President of the academy - Marcello Clarich and the Artistic director - Nicola Sani. They will illustrate all the activities of the next Festival & Summer Academy 2017 and will present the new project of the Chigiana Prize. 

 

About Us
Artistic Committee
Nicola Sani
Alexander Romanovsky
Paolo Petrocelli
Board members
Marcello Clarich
President Accademia Chigiana
Alessandro Vignani
Governor Rotary Club District 2071
Angelo Armiento
Administrative Director Accademia Chigiana
Tatiana Romanovska
Management team
Contacts

Fondazione Accademia Musicale Chigiana

 

Via di Città 89, Siena 53100 (Italia)

e-mail premio@chigiana.it

 

Tatiana Romanovska: +41 78 9501340

Cesare Mancini: +39 0577 220930

Barbara Valdambrini: +39 0577 220948

 

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