General statement

The 31st edition of the historic international award, that in the past has graduated young talents who are top concert pianists today, such as Ivo Pogorelich, Alexander Lonquich and Boris Petrushansky, is about to start.
The artistic director Carlo Guaitoli announces a new selection format, a prize money of 35,000 euros and a tour of concerts for the winners.
Elena and Michele Benucci, at the helm of the Foundation, underline the desire to keep alive the memory and commitment of Adriana Morelli Casagrande and Maria Tedesco Casagrande. The pre-selections will take place in November 2018, the final tests from 19 to 25 May 2019.
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