I Solisti Laudensi with Iberclassica in cooperation with Centro Studi “Gaetano Amadeo” & Associazione “Amici della Lirica di Imperia”, announces the 5th edition of the “GAETANO AMADEO PRIZE 2023” dedicated to the ligurian composer.
1) The competition is open to composers and musicians of all nationality with NO AGE LIMIT.
2) ENTRIES DEADLINE:
The scores and all documents listed at the rule 5 must be sent only by e-mail no later then by midnight of the 25th June 2023 to the following e-mail address:
specifying: “Gaetano Amadeo Prize 2023”
3) DETAILS OF COMPETITION SCORES:
The submitted compositions, with no lenght limit, also published and NOT ANONYMOUS for any kind of instrumentation/voices (from solo player to the Symphony Orchestra also with soloist ) must be sent in PDF format.
4) PARTICIPATION ARRANGEMENT:
Participation in the competition is subject to the payment – by bank transfer- of a registration fee (non refundable) of € 75,00.
Each participant can compete for more than one composition by making a specific registration of each piece and by paying the related registration fee.
5) HOW TO APPLY:
The documents to apply for the competition must be sent via e-mail within the terms indicated in the rule 2. They must included:
1 Application form in PDF or JPG format fully filled and signed. (Application can be downloaded in this website)
2 Score in PDF format
3 Copy of a valid identity document or passport in PDF or JPG format
4 Curriculum Vitae in PDF format
5 Proof of the payment of the application fee for the competition
The Jury will be chaired by Ernesto Merlini and made up of renowed musicians, composers and artistic directors at the international level.
The Jury’s decisions are final and unappealable. It reserves the right not to award the prize if none of the compositions is considered worthy. The Jury, with its unquestionable judgment , can also report one or more works.
The three winners will receive:
- 1° awarded: €1000,00 money prize, Diploma and performance of the composition (a cd recording to be assigned at the discretion of Maestro Giuseppe Monari)
- 2° awarded: €750,00 and Diploma
- 3° awarded: €500,00 and Diploma
Concurrently with the publication of the results on the website, the composers declared winners will be notified by email within July 2nd 2023
Nothing will be due by the competition organisation for the complete works and their use in occasion related to the performance. The composer of the winning work agrees to the work’s recording (television, radio and audio) and to its posting on websites, without any extra cost to the Associazione I Solisti Laudensi and Iberclassica.
In accordance with article 13 of the GDPR 2016/679 (E.U. General Data Protection Regulation) we inform you that personal data provided by participants will be used solely for the purposes of the competition.
The organisation disclaims any liability in the event breach of copyright by competition.
Participation in the “Gaetano Amadeo Prize 2023” implies the unconditional acceptance by the participant of all the rules established by the competition announcement.
11) LEGAL NOTICE
The organisation reserves the right to change due dates and regulations at any time by giving anyway communication on the website www.amadeo-prize.com.
The decisions of the jury are final and cannot be appealed; jury members are not obliged to give any explanation to the participants for their decisions;
The participation fee will not be refunded for any reason, except only for the cancellation of the competition;